Crawlspace insulation question?

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Old 01-23-19, 03:22 PM
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Crawlspace insulation question?

I noticed that my insulation in my crawl space has the paper on the outside instead of up against the floor. From what I seen on the internet that is installed wrong ,correct?

When I am under the house I should see the pink fuzzy stuff instead of the paper??
 
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Old 01-23-19, 11:32 PM
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The vapor barrier, which the paper sort of is, should be to the warm side. Without your location in your profile, we don't know which side that is.
 
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I am in north georgia.
Some other notes about the house
Foundation walls(concrete blocks) are not sealed. The house sits on a hill so my crawl space is over 8 ft on one side of the house and only 2-3 ft on the other side.
There is a big black tarp/plastic covering the dirt underneath. I have about 6-8 vents in the concrete block foundation walls I can open or close.
 
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Old 01-24-19, 04:01 AM
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Conventional construction says warm side face side. Unless the fiberglass will get wet or torn I see no reason to put the facing on the outside. That will also trap moisture to the floor. You may want to use wood strips on the underside to help support the fiberglass from drooping and falling off.
 
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