Hi, One of the "disappearing springs" on my attic ladder snapped and I've been having a tough time locating a replacement. The ladder is at lea...
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There is retained water under my house slab foundation (no basement). The moisture from this water caused some damage to the hardwood floor that ca...
My older home has fibreglass insulation in walls and attic, but the R value is not high enough. My question is can we have blown in insulation put...
We've outgrown our house, but the market for homes in our town in the size we'd like is slim. The much smaller house next door is going to be for ...
I have a raised house that has been experiencing moisture problems. What is best method of drying out area?
Having a new house built and just saw this in the basement. Concerned with beam placement on column and how high and how shifted shims are. It look...
Since the huge rain storm a month or so ago.. we got water in the in-law apartment the sump pump an the drainage hole for the pump are dry but now ...
I'm trying to figure out why my sump has started running every few seconds. I've really never paid much attention to it, so I'm not even really su...
We just purchased our first home and we both are struggling with which would be the better option keep the foundation wall steady. The poured wall...
I am in the process of finishing my basement. I had to take out a bunch of brand new Kraft faced insulation from my walls because we decided to us...
We have discovered that our 8 year old home does not have rim joist insulation. I'm reading and hearing that spray foam is the answer not fibergla...
Is there any way closeable storage space can be made underneath a doublewide mobile home? There is 2 ft. of clearance on 1 end and 4 ft. on the oth...
I am about to finish off my basement and I am concerned that the sound of the water draining into my sump pump pit is going to become extremely ann...
In the attic the plaster keeps cracking at the seams, We cut the cracks out and tape and fill it back in, and it cracks again.
Hi, My basement ceiling had water, gas, and cable lines below the joists so I recently strapped with 2X4's perpendicular to the joists at 24"oc...
I have a dirt crawl space under my house. I would like to cover it with cement. Can I just pick up bags of the quickrete they sell at Home Depot an...
I just bought a home in SC that has a carport that was converted to living space. It was not done very well to say the least. There was a second ...
My basement got gutted out and turned into a rental 1 bedroom unit. There were these drain pipes that we overlooked, shown in the photo with the ar...
The concrete foundation in my basement has an area where the stones in the concrete are now showing The house is 68 yrs old and is very damp What d...