Crawl space vapor barrier location
Our home has a crawl space under the living space of the home as well as a partial basement to one side. We had a plastic vapor barrier over the clay floor of the crawl space.
A contractor who did some work on the home advised that this was incorrect, removed the plastic vapor barrier from the clay floor of the crawl space and instead installed insulation along the top of the crawl space (beneath the floor of the home) with a vapor barrier covering this.
Since he has done this, the floors upstairs in our house are cold. Should he have left the vapor barrier covering the clay floor of the crawl space? And if we do cover it again, is it OK to leave the other vapor barrier and the insulation where it is?
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