Nov 17, 2017 12:03 pm
The Brickies have layed the first course of bricks and I have been advised that sisalation isn't required is this common practice ? I have been told by the builder this isn't required in Sydney only in frosty regions? The home is having insulation installed to the perimeter of the thehome?
Re: Sisalation required on new build2
Jan 23, 2018 9:29 pm
Better to have it, especially for northern and western walls where reflective insulation will be most effective.
In addition to reflective insulation, sisalation also acts as a vapor barrier and prevents moisture between cladding and insulation batts (which you DO NOT want to be wet under any circumstances).
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