In my opinion you're way overthinking it :-) I'd not use the clear plastic.
Or use unfaced with the clear plastic. but not both. Why do you care about
keeping it clean anyway?
On Dec 10, 2011, at 1:39 PM, Arvid Jedlicka wrote:
> I am replacing the on the exterior walls of my basement shop.
> The old insulation was just fiberglass batts with no vapor barrier covered
> clear plastic. The new insulation is also fiberglass batts but it has the
> Kraft vapor barrier on it.
> I would also like to put clear plastic on the wall as it will be a while
> before I actually get around to covering the wall with anything meaningful
> the solid sheet of plastic will be easier to keep clean than the Kraft
> and bare studs. But I am worried about having two vapor barriers ... the
> paper and the clear plastic ... and what damage might occur if vapor or
> anything else gets trapped between them with no place to go.
> Any thoughts on this? I am over thinking this? I am under thinking this? I
> not thinking? What was I thinking?
> Donate: http://www.team.net/donate.html
> Suggested annual donation $12.96
> Archive: http://www.team.net/archive
> Forums: http://www.team.net/forums
Suggested annual donation $12.96