I have a house that was built somewhere in the 60's. I purchased the house (cape cod, unfinished attic and basement) last year after it was abando...
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Hi there, I have an 80 year old concrete block foundation house. I have fixed drainage issues and the basement now seems to be dry (no musty sme...
I transformed my dark and unused basement into a warm and welcoming family room. There is an area for toys complete with a closet to hid them all a...
Hi. Hope all's well. Now, I'd really appreciate your help ... I'm stumped. Greg V. of Bob Vila's site suggested I post this. Questions: ...
I was just watching Bob's TV show, they were pouring ICF walls including the gable ends to the peak. I cannot believe they had no hand rails on the...
I have a question on insulating a sub floor. He is what we have done and doing. We are building a raised sub floor on top on concrete garage floo...
Hello, I have a fairly old home. When I purchased the house, half the basement was covered with 9x9 tiles. Before I moved in, I removed all the t...
What is the best product to coat poured concrete foundation for dampproofing? Where to get it? Thanks
I have noticed that when it rains a lot im getting puddles of water in my basement floor. The whole basement doesnt get puddles but only along crac...
Quick question: Are walkout required if you decide to finish a basement for addition family space for laundry room or entertainment requirements?
Hi Everyone, I have a very heavy fire place hearth and there is a distinct sag in the floor and the hearth extension is sagging about 1/2". Thi...
I NEED to add some roof vents for attic ventilation of HOT air. My roof line only has one previous vent.I have looked at these vents at the local ...
Hi all, We're purchasing our first home and there is a pit for an old flood control system in the basement floor. I'm pretty sure it is not fun...
We just moved into a 50 year old house and we want to add insulation. The original insulation is thin and looks as if it will disintegrate if you ...
My finished area downstairs had some mold which seemed as if it had the potential to run out of control. I cleaned it up using bleach and purchase...
I live in a very old (150 years) house. At sometime in the past a cement floor was poured (not sure when). Now there are high and low spots as well...
Obviously basement slabs need good drainage underneath so a layer of crushed stone or gravel makes sense. In a normal, above-grade garage slab doe...
So I have rather a large issue here. Please stick with me in the reading... My house is roughly 30 years old. It is a bi-level home with a brick fr...