CGSB Vapour Barrier

Layfield manufactures Polyethylene Vapour Barrier sheeting to meet the CAN/CGSB-51.34-M86 standard

    • First quality, full gauge film
    • Stabilized for longevity
    • A CDN building code requirement
    • CGSB certified since 1988

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    Product Description

    Vapour barrier protects homes by preventing water vapour from escaping from the building envelope. Leaking vapour barrier can lead to condensation in the walls and wood rot. In Canada the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) developed a standard for greatly improved vapour barrier that is now a requirement of the building code for new home construction. Film made to meet the requirements of CAN/CGSB-51.34-M8 has clearly defined and tested properties which can only be achieved with first quality ingredients and careful manufacture and testing. The film also needs to contain stabilizers that are designed to ensure that the film will last the lifetime of the house.

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