Basement Walls Construction Problems

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  • Wrong location of vapor retarder
    Batts with attached vapor retarder prevent inward drying of ground moisture, construction moisture, and capillary uptake
  • No air barrier
    Batts without vapor retarder or air seal allow condensation on masonry from air leakage

 

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