Glossary of Terms
There are currently 3 terms in this directory beginning with the letter V.
A vapor barrier is used to prevent or limit the amount of moisture which may rise upward from the ground through a crawlspace area. A vapor barrier is desirable when people and/or animals are intended to inhabit an area on a regular basis. It helps ensure proper insulation and function for surfaces such as tile, carpet, etc. It also prevents condensation from building up and also helps to deter mold.