We have a 7'tall crawlspace under our 7 yo house that we would like to excavate and convert to a basement. We have done test digs in all 4 corners ...
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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...
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 ...