I am applying a vapor retardent latex primer to my concrete basement floor and would like to know if one coat is thick enough. The thickness cited in an ecohome article was 0.00031. The technical data for the paint has a wet thickness that matches the article but a much smaller dry thickness.
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How do I create a complete air barrier using a vapour retarding primer?
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Should I vent the space between a block wall and vapor barrier?
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How do you install rigid insulation to the outside of a brick house"
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Is EPS or XPS better for use in basement rim joists? Should faced or unfaced foam boards be used?
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When do you use air barriers, vapor barriers and radiant barriers?
Posted by Brandon Churchill July 19, 2023 Air and vapour barriers 1 response
How do you best use polyiso insulation in a basement?
Posted by Iain Matheson Jan. 24, 2020 Basements improvements 1 response
Does using T & G wood plank instead of drywall affect where we put the vapor & air barrier?
Posted by Sue Colbourne Nov. 9, 2019 Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 3 responses