Can I reapply the Roxul R14 without causing moisture problem?

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Posted by: from Barrie
10/8/2014 at 11:51:10 AM

I had Roxul R14 in my basement before having 2" of spray foam applied directly to the poured basement walls and header area.

Can I reapply the Roxul R14 back into the new framing without causing a moisture problem between the spray foam and Roxul?

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Date/Time10/8/2014 at 1:16:51 PM

Hello there,

If you're getting the exterior walls foam sprayed it is not necessary using the Roxul bats on top!

Spray foam is more than enough.

Good luck!

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Mark from CMJ Renovations in Oakville
Date/Time10/8/2014 at 9:53:49 PM

You may put the Roxul back in if you wish to increase the r value buy do NOT put up a 6 mil vapour barrier or you will create a moisture problem.

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