- Price $209.79 EACH
The VIPER SS Non-Slip, Non-Reinforced Standard 10 Mil White Poly 12’ x 100’ is a premium, heavy-duty plastic sheeting made from 10-mil polyethylene. This general-purpose plastic offers reliable protection against paint, water, dust, and other elements. It is designed for various applications, including crawl space coverings, as well as restoration and construction projects.
Size: 12′ x 100′ (1,200 sq. ft.)
Weight: 58 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 39 × 9 × 9 in
Premium Heavy-Duty Construction: Crafted from high-quality 10-mil polyethylene, this VIPER SS plastic sheeting delivers exceptional durability and strength. It is designed to withstand demanding conditions and offers reliable protection for various applications.
Non-Slip Surface: The VIPER SS features a non-slip surface that provides enhanced safety and stability during installation and use. This feature ensures better grip and reduces the risk of accidents or slips.
Non-Reinforced Design: This non-reinforced plastic sheeting is free from any additional reinforcement materials. Its non-reinforced construction makes it easier to work with and allows for more flexible application in different scenarios.
Versatile Applications: The VIPER SS can be used as a versatile covering material for crawl spaces, offering protection against moisture and other elements. It is also suitable for a wide range of restoration and construction projects, providing reliable surface protection against paint, water, dust, and more.
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE: HOW TO INSTALL A CRAWL SPACE VAPOR BARRIER FOR A HEALTHIER HOME
Installing a crawl space vapor barrier is a crucial step in maintaining a healthy and moisture-free home. By creating a barrier between the ground and your home's foundation, you can prevent moisture-related issues like mold, mildew, and structural damage. In this step-by-step guide, we'll walk you through the process of installing a crawl space vapor barrier, ensuring a safe and comfortable living environment for you and your family.
STEP 1: GATHER THE NECESSARY SUPPLIES
Before you begin the installation, ensure you have all the essential supplies. You'll need a high-quality crawl space vapor barrier, a utility knife, a tape measure, a staple gun or adhesive, and safety equipment like gloves and a mask.
STEP 2: PREPARE THE CRAWL SPACE
Clear the crawl space of any debris, insulation, or existing vapor barriers. It's crucial to start with a clean and smooth surface for optimal installation.
STEP 3: MEASURE AND CUT THE VAPOR BARRIER
Measure the dimensions of your crawl space, accounting for any obstacles like pipes or vents. Using the measurements, cut the vapor barrier to the appropriate size, leaving a few extra inches on each side to ensure complete coverage.
STEP 4: INSTALL THE VAPOR BARRIER
Lay the cut vapor barrier flat on the crawl space floor, ensuring it covers the entire area. Use a staple gun or adhesive to secure the barrier to the walls, piers, and any other vertical surfaces. Ensure a tight seal by overlapping the seams and using adhesive or tape to secure them.
STEP 5: SEAL THE EDGES AND PENETRATIONS
To prevent moisture from seeping through the edges and penetrations, seal them properly. Use adhesive or tape to seal gaps around pipes, vents, and any other openings in the crawl space. This will further enhance the effectiveness of your vapor barrier.
STEP 6: INSPECT AND TEST
Once the installation is complete, carefully inspect the vapor barrier for any loose or unsecured sections. Test the effectiveness of the barrier by monitoring the crawl space for signs of moisture over the next few weeks.
Installing a crawl space vapor barrier is an essential step in safeguarding your home against moisture-related issues. By following these simple steps, you can create a healthier living environment for your family while protecting your home's structural integrity.