I am planning on fixing up my basement. I have plans for drywall along the perimeter and was wondering what kind of moisture barrier I should inst...
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Sirs, my basement walls were painted with latex paint. Some of the paint is spawling off and it is moist around the bare spots. Can I clean off the...
I found an unsual amount of moisture in an attic I was working in last week. I am curious to know what causes this and how can it be prevented. T...
HiI am considering a major reno to my old sidesplit house to gain space and efficiency. One option is the following - now before anyone rolls thir ...
I live in Michigan. In September of this year, I started building a new 3-bedroom ranch on a crawl space. I insulated the crawl space walls and b...
Hi 'yall. Some of you may remember I'm the guy being sued by my X wife for negligence after she fell through the ceiling from our attic. If you wan...
I am looking at an old house that has floors that sag about 8-12" on all the outside walls. I know it is the foundation but it is a 2 storie home t...
Hello,My basement drain is backed up.I have a basement floor drain (french drain?) that is a open 4" hole reducing to a 2" pipe going straight down...
my basement is all open rite now, i want to start dividing it up in to a rec room, work room etc.... does anyone know how much space is required be...
Does anyone have a good idea on a good dehumdifier for my 800 square foot basement or a good electric heater. Thanks.
From time to time, some rain seems to come into our unfinished upstairs through a couple of the lovers. Anyone else ever had this problem? Any id...
I have a foundation that is 8 yrs old. The house burned down 2 yrs ago. It is in New york. The frost has caused a bow in the front wall which I was...
Our mason unfortunately was unable to finish the 30 x 36 foot foundation before winter hit our area in Northeast PA. Almost all of the walls are up...
What would be a good size(btu's) of space heater for my 40'x20' basement and what type would be best (elec.,propane, kero.)?
In my basement there is a hole in the floor next to the plumbing for the bathroom if we want to use it. The builder says it is a tank in the hole t...
We are renovating the basement in our house. We are removing the carpet and installing laminate flooring. We have one small problem though. Ther...
I'm trying to find a replacement spring for my folding attic stairs. So far I have been to every hardware store in my area with no luck. The stai...
I am installing a bathroom in my basement. I have purchased a sanitary sump and sanitary pump. What is the easiest and/or best way to break out the...