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...
COMMUNITY FORUM: BASEMENT & FOUNDATION
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...
We recently bought the house I have ALWAYS wanted its from the 1890's and has been updated some but needs some work as well, one of the major iss...
I have an ongoing saga with my crawl space. My home is on a lake 80 ft back from water located in Western SC/GA border. There is a hill behond me w...
We are concerned that the cold weather (20-30 degrees) has made pouring concrete for a basement slab very difficult. our contractor says ha can mix...
We are building a cabin on pier and beam foundation, `16' by 24'. We poured the piers in sono tubes and returned a week later to see that the ceme...
I just pulled up my carpet & found some hairline cracks (less than 1/16" wide) in the slab. (Floating slab on soggy Louisiana soil; no pilings that...
We're building a new house, and about ready to have the foundation poured. My question regards the need for a keyway between the poured footing an...
I am building a backyard playfort, 8ft by 8ft square with an upper floor at 7ft and a light, non load-bearing roof above that (12ft high total). W...
I'm planning a 2200 sq. ft. addition to my home that includes a finished basement. My builder has recommended concrete block foundation walls. Hi...
The home recently finished is a modular, totally custom where the master bathroom hangs out over a breakfast nook which is countoured, leaving the ...
I have a 100 y.o. victorian house that has a cross gabled? roof with a 12'X 12' flat section incorporated into it. Currently there is no ventilati...
First of all, let me say that I don't plan on doing any of this work myself and plan on seeking professional help. With that being said, I am in t...