Glossary of Terms

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There are currently 3 terms in this directory beginning with the letter V.

Vapor Barrier
A vapor barrier is used to prevent or limit the amount of moisture which may rise upward from the ground through a crawlspace area. A vapor barrier is desirable when people and/or animals are intended to inhabit an area on a regular basis. It helps ensure proper insulation and function for surfaces such as tile, carpet, etc. It also prevents condensation from building up and also helps to deter mold.

A failure to conform to the requirements, or any other applicable provision of law.

Violation, Maintenance
A violation discovered during a maintenance inspection.