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Moisture-barrier performance of ground covers in basementless homesAuthor(s): Jesse D. Diller
Source: Forest Research Note NE-85. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
Publication Series: Forest Research Note
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe use of ground covers in crawl-space under houses is now widely accepted by builders, maintenance men, and home owners. Such covers are practical for reducing decay in subfloor timbers. They also effectively prevent soil moisture from moving upward into the house, and thus aid in preventing swelling and buckling of floors.
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CitationDiller, Jesse D. 1958. Moisture-barrier performance of ground covers in basementless homes. Forest Research Note NE-85. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
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