Vapor Barrier

Vapor Barrier Repair

Vapor Barriers damage your mobile home causing falling insulation and sagging floors. allowing moisture to enter through the floor and cause mold, mildew and decay. Pests enters through tears and infest the underside of your mobile or manufactured home .

Florida Anchor & Barrier performs the most extensive vapor barrier replacement and repair jobs in the mobile home industry. Torn, damaged and old worn out vapor barriers in mobile homes cause more damage to mobile homes as well as causing health issues from mold and mildew.

Vapor barriers are not just replaced: the problems caused by the old worn out or damaged vapor barriers cause many other problems that must be repaired. If you have rotten floor boards as shown below, we’ll replace them. Most of all, Vapor barrier replacement is important for the health and well being of people living in the mobile home.

Here is a picture shown before: of a damaged mobile home floor with sagging and soft floors with mildew present: this mobile home, floor besides being unsafe to walk on presents serious health hazards for anyone living in or even visiting this mobile home from the dangerous mold and mildew present in the damaged floor from age and the breakdown of the vapor barrier which has allowed the insulation to become wet and sag ripping the vapor barrier which allows rodents and insects to get inside your mobile home.

old worn out vapor barrier under mobile home

Below is a picture of a mobile home floor replacement in progress with all new insulation. The insulation will ensure your home stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter and you’ll stop losing money every month from cool and warm air flowing out of your mobile home.

A mobile home vapor barrier will keep your home dry. This job required the installation of new floor joist as well as new composite flooring that will be installed over the top of the new floor joist that will allow the installation of tile, carpet, or linoleum flooring to be installed in your mobile home. new mobile home floor insulation with new floor joist

Here is a list of common mobile home floor repairs necessary to repair mobile home floors and vapor barriers correctly to satisfy building and health department codes.

  • Insect and rodent fogging is critical after the new floor is installed to make sure no more rodents or insects will enter your mobile home through your new floor.

  • Remove falling, damaged and wet insulation and replace with R-19 as per building code.

  • Mold and fungus biocide fogging to ensure your family’s safety.

  • Insulation for mobile home floors is R-19 as per building codes.

  • Install threaded vapor barrier tab – nailed to floor joists

  • Foam insulation around pipes and fittings to retain warm and cool air and keep out pest.

  • Outward clinch fasteners around I-beams

  • Re-strap duct fittings

  • Install duct lift blocks

  • Re-tighten anchor ties if possible

  • Re-level mobile home Floor

  • Optional before and after photos (customer supplied camera)

 

Mobile home repairs will ensure your families safety and protect you and your home from the elements, as well as living in a structurally sound mobile home that will retain its value for years to come.

Call us and we’ll give you a free quote in writing.

Florida Anchor & Barrier also has offices throughout central and southern Florida.

Tampa (813) 528-5988

503 E JACKSON ST
TAMPA, FL 33602

Cape Coral (239) 823-0263

1217 E CAPE CORAL PKWY
CAPE CORAL, FL 33904

Sarasota (941) 448-3577

7350 S TAMIAMI TRAIL
SARASOTA, FL 32431

Lakeland (863) 512-2800

3616 HARDEN BLVD
LAKELAND, FL 33803

Palm Harbor (727) 237-6772

35246 US HWY 19 N
PALM HARBOR, FL 34684

Orlando (407) 792-0288

4630 S KIRKMAN RD (407, 386, 321, 352)
ORLANDO, FL 32811

Port St Lucie   (772) 539-5154

7548 S US HWY 1
PORT ST LUCIE, FL 34952

Daytona (386) 478-7814

West Palm (561) 337-1275

Fort Pierce (772) 539-5154

Ft. Lauderdale (954) 713-9366

Brooksville (352) 398-9286

Melbourne (321) 215-4009

ST. Augustine (904) 504-7400