Alternative to polyethylene vapor barrier?
Hello friends. My 1926 Western Maryland house has cement in half the basement and dirt floor in the other. There is a lot of dampness as a result. I’m definitely improving the grading to reduce water penetration but I think this won’t stop being an issue. I can obviously use a poly vapor barrier sheet but we are trying (with far from full success of course) to reduce plastic use as much as possible. Do any of you have ideas about this? I think that even if we out in a cement floor the typical process would involve a poly vapor barrier under the cement, right?
Many thanks in advance!
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