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What is a Wall Vapor Barrier?

August 29, 2023

A wall vapor barrier is an essential component of building construction that plays a crucial role in preventing moisture infiltration and ensuring the longevity and durability of structures. It acts as a protective layer, preventing the penetration of moisture into the wall assembly, mitigating the potential damage that can result from moisture accumulation over time. Understanding the Threat of Moisture Moisture infiltration in wall assemblies can lead to various adverse effects, including mold and mildew growth, wood rot, corrosion, and structural damage. Moisture can enter through various sources such as rain, groundwater, and condensation. Even in areas with minimal rainfall,... View Article

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