I'm considering using a permanent wood foundation for a new house. Anybody have any first hand knowledge about these. How the stand the test of t...
COMMUNITY FORUM: BASEMENT & FOUNDATION
I have had several estimates for exterior waterproofing. The numbers were anywhere from $32,000 to as much as $40,000. Is it possible to get the ...
Basement is at least 2 1/2 feet above the ground where the water is coming in. This can not be corrected by landscaping. We have spent 18 THOUSAN...
Our house is likely built around 1930 or earlier. We had Enviropaving glued to the old cement front landing (about 3 ft x 7 ft) and steps as well a...
Hi - I am in the middle of a project to correct a drainage issue on my front walkway. The walkway connects my front door to my driveway, and is bor...
Can I construct concrete cinder blocks 6 courses in height using an 8" thick with cells filled with conrete?
We have a 2001 double wide manufactured home that is now sitting on piers. We would like to consider having concrete poured underneath now. Is th...
I just got a Ryobi AG 4531G angle grinder and some 4 1/2 masonry cut off discs. When I opened the angle grinder up, it says to use only Type 27 dep...
I have an existing Michigan basement that was gone over with cement. However, the cement has since started to crumble and fall out over the years. ...
I was wondering... during the winter months, how close should the attic temperature be to the outside temperature? What is the ideal range? Jim
Are you suppose to leave water in the bottom of the sump pump basin around the sump pump? Thank you.
Bob I need help, I just bought this hous two month ago. And I have discover mold and water damage in the basement, The water is not coming throug...
Sorry for the drama :), but I have been trying to figure out what do with the front cement porch of my home. It is composed of four cement columns...
We finished a basement 4-5 years ago and put armstrong sheet vinyl over some of the flooring with just one coat of sealant on the concrete and then...
My window well is below gradient and if we get torrential down pour the hydraulic of this neighbor hood goes right to my window well Like a catch ...
I have a wood stove in my basement, the basement is not renovated and is all cinder block construction. My question is how can I insulate the cinde...
Hi I live in a tri-level home that has basement that consists of half living room and the other half a laundry room. We currently keep our two cat...
I am very much new to this board- being a homeowner for the past 2 years or so, I haven't really had a problem til about now. We (the mrs. and I) h...
I have a very dry basement, but recently two window wells began filling up and leaking water into the basement through the windows. I was told tha...
Our basement smells funky. It's not a sewage smell, just...icky. It's not the dusty old smell I associate with basements in general (like my gran...