A: Since crawl spaces have dirt floors, it breeds mold and moisture. That is why it is important to install a vapor barrier in your crawl space. Installing one can prevent formation of moisture and mold in your basement. In having a crawl space vapor barrier, it can effectively prevent condensation and moisture.
Vapor barriers, also referred to as moisture barriers, are simply a sheet of polyethylene plastic laid on the dirt surface of a crawl space. The vapor barrier prevents moisture in the ground from penetrating into the crawl space area and potentially damaging the exposed wood and insulation.
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