Under insulation

Repair help for the do-it-yourselfer.
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Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:13 pm

Hello I have a 1996 oakwood single wife mobile home and I have to repair the black clothe type stuff that’s underneath the home it kinda holds the insulation up by the floors and it keeps the moisture out not sure what it’s called.
But am I able to just use black 6 mil heavy duty plastic from Lowe’s to replace the original stuff I’m trying to prepare the home to move in as I had to make a lot of repairs

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Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:30 pm

Stay away from plastic, you want the underbelly to breathe. Tyvek would be a better choice, or you can order the OE style from the site's store

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