Incomplete Encapsulation?

Discussion in 'Insulation and Radiant Barriers' started by Reelsix, Aug 11, 2018 at 4:02 PM.

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  1. Aug 11, 2018 at 4:02 PM #1

    Reelsix

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    Hi - I recently had my crawlspace encapsulated. The installer said that they were not able to raise the air handler/furnace and have the poly extend below the unit. This decision has left a small section that is not covered with poly and small area of dirt is exposed around the unit. My concern is that by not having a continuous poly barrier the very expensive work that was done will be for naught and the benefits of an encapsulated crawlspace will not be seen.

    Would this be the case? Or is 95% coverage likely good enough?

    Thanks
     
  2. Aug 13, 2018 at 12:06 PM #2

    nealtw

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    It the furnace sitting on concrete or something.? It could have been sealed to that.
     

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