Will 4 mil plastic keep out VOCs?
Hello! I had my builder friend come over to my house (which is semi-detached) to see if there was a way to keep out my neighbor’s VOC’s from leaking into my house. He said I should caulk around the baseboards and since most VOC’s seemed to be coming from the kitchen, he said to put up a plastic construction barrier with a zipper over the open entrance way from the kitchen into the rest of the house. Then if that worked, we would know the problem is definitely coming from the kitchen and could plan on addressing that.
My problem is that all these zipper doors are made from 4 mil plastic and I’m not sure if that is thick enough to keep out VOCs. Should I get a thicker plastic and just buy the zippers and make one myself? Thanks! I appreciate your help.
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