Vapor Barriers –The Panacea for Moisture, Mold and More

Dwelling in a dream house is everybody’s wish. Everyone wants to own a perfect house where they can live with their family and lead a relaxed, happy and stress-free life. But in real it’s really tough to have an establishment where there is no issue.

No matter what you do to make your endearing establishment healthy, robust, comfortable and free form any problem for you and your loved one, there are certain factors which ruin your efforts and create problems for you. These problems are advent and escalation of menacing elements like mold, termites, rot etc. and also the extreme weather conditions which take away all your comfort leaving you suffer the cruel temperatures.

Not to mention, these situations take away all the charm off your dream home and people suffer as they think there is nothing which can evolve as an ideal solution, but it’s not the story. In fact, the plastic sheets known as ‘Vapor Barrier’ are the perfect panacea for all such traumatic issues.

A Vapor barrier also known as ‘Moisture Barrier’ is a kind of plastic sheet that is waterproof as well as moisture resistant; thereby it is used in damp proofing. The core function of a vapor barrier is to obstruct the migration of water vapor. In a new construction Vapor Retarder works like a boon as it helps in moderating the temperature, checking the moisture and getting rid of the menacing creatures as soon as it is installed.

Because of its countless benefits, environmental profile and pliant, versatile nature the popularity of moisture barriers has increased tremendously over past few years. It has been in practice for long, is still in use and will stay in demand in the foreseeable future. Some of the pre-eminent benefits of the Vapor Barriers are listed below:

  • Eradicates Dampness

A crawlspace vapor barrier helps in decreasing the level of moisture creation, checks the existing moisture and eliminates dampness to bless your premises with dryness and robustness.

  • Termite and Rot Prevention

As the moisture barrier blocks dampness, it automatically checks the termites, molds, insects and other pests from thriving beneath the concrete/slabs.

  • Temperature Controller

A vapor barrier is a great temperature controller which moderates the climate and keeps the house soothing and comfortable. The function of a vapor barrier is to keep the house warm and cozy in wicked winters and cold and comfortable in scorching summers. No other thing of the world provides such quality, relaxation and comfort.


Beyond all the listed benefits, the Vapor Retarders are very easy and effortless to be installed. The process of buying and installing the barriers is also quite cost effective as well i.e. it can fit in any budget and is easily affordable. In addition, it prevents the foul odor to enter in the building and hence blesses the building with a clean, healthy and relaxing atmosphere.


How I Prevented My Premises From Weeds And Termites

It has been long, since I am living in a weed-free house and leading a stress-free life in my home along with my family. Now, I and my family don’t worry about the termites, mildew, or weeds, because our establishment doesn’t have any of it and the possibilities are, it’s not going to have it soon in the foreseeable future. Now, I know, you want to figure out the reason behind my blessed house, but before revealing that, here, I want to give you a quick flashback of my biggest residential trouble which was damaging my endearing establishment and ruining the peace of my mind.


A few years before, I noticed the presence of termites, weeds and mildew in the crawlspace of my residence, I was taken aback as I had recently given my home, a renovation and I did not expect this to happen. The next day, I consulted with one of my friends about the problem and he told me that it was quite obvious to happen as the vented crawlspaces and the damped basements are the best grounds for the birth and bloom of the menacing agents like termites, dust mites, weeds and rot. He then suggested me a solution of installing a 6 mil Vapor Barrier in my crawlspace as this idea worked for him and surprisingly, the idea worked wonderfully for me as well. Hence, the credit completely goes to the Valiant Vapor Barriers, which fought with the existing termites, weeds and other such damaging agents, checked their advent and escalation and made my home a livable place.


The crawlspace moisture barrier does not only give your house a relaxation from the weeds and termites, but it also benefits in the undermentioned ways:

  • The installation of the crawl space liner is quite quick, easy and cost effective.
  • Not only from termites and weeds, but it also protects the house from other sorts of pests and insects, like mold, rats and cockroaches etc.
  • The vapor barrier ceases the moisture, which is the root cause of all the damaging elements, and checks the moisture from making its way to the walls, storerooms, or basements.
  • It prevents the foul odor from forming and blesses the house with a cleaner and healthier atmosphere.
  • It provides the house with moderate and soothing temperature in both summers and winters and protects the house and its members from extreme conditions.
  • The vapor barriers provide the house with a longer lifespan and give house members healthy, happy and hassle-free life.

Thereby, I advise you all to invest in the vapor barriers and get rid of the destructive elements which can really ruin your precious premises. You will not only see, but feel the change around you and your home will be thankful to you!

A Vapor Barrier is plastic sheeting, which is used for damp proofing and is used mostly in the crawlspaces or in the basement of the house. It is the perfect solution for excess moisture and dampness beneath the house and blesses the house with a longer life.