I purchased a 52 year old raised all brickranch with a full unfinished basement. As cooler weather(below 50 degrees)I began to notice moisture blee...
COMMUNITY FORUM: BASEMENT & FOUNDATION
The concrete forming the basement walls was not level when house was built. The wood forming the frame is about an inch above the foundation top. ...
We have a crawlspace that has water in it.We are getting estimate from system that uses pvc pipe, wrapped in geotextile fabric, and placed in grave...
I have a michigan shelf basement and I would like to know how I could remodel this basement and make it more modern and how to waterproof this
We have a 23 yr old home, split level w/attached garage and a wood foundation. The wood is rotten. How do we even begin to figure out how to repl...
Is a second top plate needed on a floating wall in a basement? Were building 2x4 walls. This is in Denver, CO. Were could I find info on this pr...
I am entertaing the idea of digging out the crawl space under my home and adding a full basement, I need to know what the first few steps are that ...
We build our house in october of 98, it has a crawlspace and everything in it is up to code. We are having problems with moisture coming through th...
I have 3 cracks in different walls that go from the ceiling to the floor. I would like some advice on how to repair them.I have added 3" steel I be...
What is the best way, and materials to use, to construct a dry well? I have a backyard that is pitched into my Florida room that leaks during majo...
What is the "sequence" of insulating material I should use for my (concrete poured) basement walls (ie: 1st vapor barrier, insulation, etc)?? Thanks
The basement in my home was poured in the late thirties. I have recently turned it into an apartment and now I need to know what can be done to st...
I am finishing out rooms in a block basement in Wisconsin. The basement is at grade in front of the house and exposed in the back., with side wall...
I am interested in fixing up my garage so I can put some workout equipment in it. Currently, the garage has hardy plank siding, no drywall, no ins...
I have a crawl space that is about a foot tall not sure if you even call this a crawl space. Anyone have any suggestions as to how I can insulate it?
Several questions, Do I have to put a layer of plastic down on the cement floor before I put my sleepers down? Can I attach the sleepers with Liqui...
I have a wood frame home that sits on 3 high block tiers. The crawl space is open.Would it be right to go under the house and stretch a string acr...
My house is four years old and I have noticed an increase in the amount of times our sub pump turns on during wet periods. When we first moved in ...
We need to put a celeing in our basement. Right now it is just padded insulation. Does any one know of a very cheap way of doing this as we have a ...
My basement has a foul smell that occurs after it has rained or the air is damp outside. The problem is the worst in the Spring and Fall. Last Sp...