Welcome to the DoItYourself Forums!

To post questions, help other DIYers and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our DIY community. It's free!

Heated Shop Bathroom Vapor Barrier


TimAP's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 2

01-29-06, 11:35 AM   #1  
Heated Shop Bathroom Vapor Barrier

I have a heated bathroom in my shop, 1 wall is an exterior wall, 2x6, insulated with a vapor barrier, the other 3 walls,2x4, and ceiling, 2x8, are interior walls, (shop side). The shop will be heated 45-55 degrees in the winter. My concern is moisture when taking a shower, I do have a very good cfm ceiling fan that is hooked to a timmer switch. Should I have a vapor barrier on these walls and the ceiling or is it OK with out, as long as the fan is run until all moisture is removed.

Thanks, Tim

 
Sponsored Links
airman.1994's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 5,581
VA

01-29-06, 04:09 PM   #2  
The fan is fine keep it runnig at least 20-30 after shower

 
doug thomas's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 104

01-30-06, 06:48 AM   #3  
A 45 degree inner wall can handle only up to 47% humidity coming from a 68 degree room.

 
Search this Thread