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Sealing a Visqueen Vapour Barrier system in a timber frame application

Visqueen Vapour Barrier is used to omit the risk of interstitial condensation within a structure as well as improving the general airtightness of the building. In this video, we demonstrate how to seal a Visqueen Vapour Barrier System in a timber frame application.

The tools of the trade required for this are, a sharp knife or pair of scissors and an industrial staple gun with spare staples. To complete the job, you’ll need Visqueen Vapour Barrier, Visqueen Vapour Tape and Visqueen Vapour Edge Tape. For information about the components required, click here.

Visqueen Vapour Barrier

Firstly, take the Visqueen Vapour Barrier and position it at the top of the timber frame. Use the staple gun to staple through the barrier into the timber frame going horizontally across the top. Continue reading