We have a log home, that needs alot of repair. Our immediate concern is the rotting logs that are on or next to the ground. The rotting is mainly o...
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I've hunted high and low and I can't find out what I can and can't do with respect to loft conversions. I live in the UK in and all I can find are ...
I am one of the fortunate home owners to have a dirt crawl space. I encounter the usual problem of smell and dampness associate with it. I attemp...
I found the attached message in the FAQ section and it makes no sense to me. I also have a brick first story exterior wall and concrete foundation ...
I currently have a sump pump located in the corner of my basement. Outside the basement wall the land drops off approx. 6 to 8 ft at maybe 35 ft a...
Has any one got any suggestions on how to fill in the grooves in panneling. I want a painted surface when finished. Thanks for any ideas.Robbie
My basement always smells like a sewer.Whenever I open up the main trap, I feel thewind blowing and a smell coming out of it.It seems that this sme...
Please Help !I am in the process of refininshing my basement. I would like to remove one (preferably two) lally columns. The foundation measures 2...
Need some feedback on expandingcurrent basement.. would like to do myself.Thanks!
While looking at houseplans, I ran across the term "daylight basement". How does that differ from a "standard basement"?
An addition was started on Sept. and finished in January. When the warm weather came there was a noxious odor in a room under the attic where the ...
Some time ago I briefly saw a program where the builders were replacing support columns in the basement with bracing that was bolted across the flo...
In normal conditions are vapor barriers in basements installed after the insulation towards the living area?
My walls look like a disaster waiting to happen. The cracks in the walls expand and contract depending on what time of year it is. I have come to ...
We are considering buying a home built in 1929-Michigan, NW of Detroit-but it has a jack in one corner of the basement to support the settled home....
I AM CURRENTLY LOOKING AT A WAY SOMEHOW REVISE THE LOAD-MAIN SUPPORTS IN THE BASMENT, THAT HAPPEN TO CUT OFF ONLY TWO DOORWAY SPACES; ONE IS TO THE...
I RECENTLY AM HAVING MY BASEMENT CONVERTED INTO A BEDROOM FOR MY DAUGHTER AND A LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN COMBO.BUT SHE LIKES TO PLAY RAP MUSIC AND DOES ...
RECENTLY I AM HAVING MY BASEMENT FINISHED, BUT DUE TO A POSSIBLE WATER PROBLEM THAT MAY ARISE WE HAD TO PUT DOWN A FALSE FLOOR & TWO SUMP PUMPS, WH...