Capillary Break for Pier-and-Beam Foundation
I have been reading a lot of material on conditioned crawlspaces and foundation waterproofing from this site and BSC. However the discussion seems to focus on foundations with a footing. What about foundations with piers that go 15, 20 feet or more into the ground and have no footing. How are capillary breaks applied to all the piers in the foundation? I have seen a mention about waterproofing the tops of all piers and having the vapor barrier lap above the bottom of the waterproofing material. Is this the way to do it? Is there any issue with the water travelling up the piers not having any way to escape other than falling back down? Any better approaches?
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