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CleanSpace versus Black Plastic Sheeting

Monday, July 18th, 2016 by Chantele Machado


HDX 6 Mil. Black Plastic SheetingPlastic Sheeting

Pro

Con

Cheap

Can easily be displaced

Can be bought in stores

Only 1 layer of polyethylene

Easy to install

Merely 6 mils. thick

Manufactured in USA

Can tear easily when crawled on

 

Doesn’t effectively prevent water vapor

 

CleanSpace Crawl Space LiningCleanSpace

Pro

Con

Reduces moisture and humidity

More expensive than plastic sheeting

Super durable, 20 mils. thick

 

Includes 7 layers such as high and low density polyethylene with polyester cord reinforcements

 

Has UltraFresh, an antimicrobial agent, molded right into the lining to prevent mold and mildew growth

 

Clean bright white look

 

Won’t tear or puncture when crawled on

 

Manufactured in USA

 

25-year total performance warranty

 

CleanSpace Crawl Space lining may cost more upfront, however, it can also save a homeowner money in the long run. CleanSpace effectively prevents moisture vapor which is the number one cause of mold and mildew growth, rotting floor joists, efflorescence and a number of other problems that become much more costly once they need repair.