Do I need to worry about kitchen cabinets creating vapor trap?
I have 2″ of faced EPS on the exterior of my walls. Will installing kitchen cabinets on an exterior wall in the conventional fashion create a moisture trap? The cabinet supplier is going to measure in the next couple days and then order cabinets. If I need to back-ventilate the cabinets, I need to specify that now so they can account for it.
I mentioned this to the builder’s assistant while we were at the house together the other day. His response was basically “why would there be moisture in that wall?” The sink and dishwasher will be in the island, so there will not be any plumbing in that wall. There will be a hood vent through that wall.
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