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Vapor barrier advice

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Posted by: from Toronto
7/9/2016 at 11:19:08 AM

My carpenters installed a metal bulkhead to box in some plumbing. My question is, how can I effectively install a vapor barrier here? I was able to insulate behind the bulkhead, but now the top plate is inaccessible so I can't start my vapor barrier there.

Any advice? Should I wrap the barrier (poly) around the bulk head?

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Date/Time7/10/2016 at 9:41:10 AM

Yes put addition Insulation in Bulkhead Use Accoustical Sealant Along the top plate and Bottom plate / You will need Flat head screws to secure Poly to Metal / If there is any water lines in bulkhead hot cold ( not vents or drains ) you can wrap them first with pipe insul ( technically there always to be on the warm side of the poly but they will never freeze being away from exterior wall and Wraped )

Cheers,

BMUSCOTTY

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