Do I waterproof walls first? Do I put plastic sheeting over the wall?Can I attach drywall directly over plastic sheeting?
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A relative of mine has a 100 year old farmhouse and the basement (cellar) has a dirt floor and a mixture of concrete block and stone walls.He can l...
I am considering finishing off the laundry room in my basement and converting it into an office. Can anyone provide a rough estimate on how much i...
I just bought a house that was built in 1933 and was told by the past owners (who only owned it for two years) that the basement never leaked. The...
I have a crawlspace/unfinished basement combination. I have a nasty musty smell that is most noticeable when it is damp. I can even smell the basem...
We are building a wall around our boiler area primarily to keep dust from the workshop out. The boiler also happens to be very noisy. I was plannin...
I have a main beam (~6 x 8 inch solid wood)spanning approximately 20 feet, being supported at the ends by the basement walls and in between by two ...
I am finishing off my basement. We are painting the floor in the unfinished utility area, installing vinyl tiles in the bathroom and carpet everywh...
I am using steel studs to frame the rooms in my basement. I have received confusing information regarding the order of insulation against the conc...
Last year we build a large addition containing a new master bedroom, bathroom and walk-in closet. We dug no basement, just a crawl space insulatin...
Are there any vendors in New Jersey ( South Plainfield area) that supply outside precast basement entrance stairs? Any information would be helpful...
Ok, so here's the deal... my hubby and I are looking at buying an older home, maybe 80-90 years old. The main portion of the house is about 25 ft...
Hiya! We just moved into our own home fully aware that the problem of wet basement can be taken care of. Our home is at a level below the other ho...
Can anyone give a good comparison of whenyou would want to use each of these methodsover the other? I have read and seen thedifference. It seems th...
THE ATTIC SPACE RUNS THE WHOLE LENGTH OF THE HOUSE I HAVE ONE SET OF STAIRS AND IT IS AT THE BACK PART OF THE HOUSE WOULD LIKE TO PUT A SET OF SPIR...
We just moved into a used home in the Denver area. The bedroom with the attic entrance has a strange smell. The house also has an attic fan (loca...
My basement walls are made of concrete block. My house is 30 yrs. old. Recently, I have noticed that one of the vertical cracks on one of the blo...
My daughter just purchased a 1738 home with a stone foundation and dirt floor. Has anyone ever considered using Gunite to seal the walls? If so wou...