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No. The water leaking would then be expected to sit under shower based and on top of the moisture barrier? This might help diffuse an issue for a couple weeks but you would never know and might have a bigger issue. What is your expectation here? If you put down lets say, a plastic sheeting, under backerboard... Well it will have screw holes everywhere ...


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Is the seal on the sump cover in good condition? Also, from the look of it the floor in question is the second level (i.e. half-dug next to a deeper, full-dug basement) correct? Only if you are really confident in the (other) sump pump in the lower basement should you consider doing anything at all to modify that pump well or piping. Sumps are not usually ...


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Most of the time in a house in Canada you would have 6-10mil plastic over the drywall in the ceiling. However the answer isn't that easy and the vapor barrier isn't needed for sure. It also depends on the type of insulation that you have (faced or not), what other types of barriers are installed in your attic, and really what is on the rest of your ...


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To make long story short from what I see my best guess is that you have condensation issue. Most likely since your pump is in the corner there is somewhere thermal insulation missing and since you said that there is draft that means cold air is coming inside. Where from?.... I cannot be 100% sure. My money would be on the wall because most likely places ...



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