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Garage Floor

This is an old garage about 70 years old. The original floor was cinders. We are putting a wood floor abour 10 inches above it. Is it possible to blow in insulation between the cinders and the new wood floor without putting in somekind of vapor barrier.


Re: Garage Floor

Without seeing a sketch of what you're trying to do I'm making some assumptions here. Sounds to me that you might be creating a space where mold could grow out of control. Does this space have any air movement? Is it dry? If not you may want to consider foam insulation.

Re: Garage Floor

Sounds like there might be a chance of ground moisture then it would be a good idea to put down the plastic vapor barrier and like what was mentioned earlier , it's pretty inexpensive not to do it.

Re: Garage Floor
asc2078 wrote:

My first thought would be why not? It is just a matter of spreading out some heavy mil plastic. It is so inexpensive and easy to do that I cannot imagine not doing it in an application like you described.


I also think so. It will be easy to do and also not much expensive.

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