Thanks for viewing. I am having a leak from the basement walls where the pipes penetrate to the exterior. The leak is around the mid-point of a 9...
COMMUNITY FORUM: BASEMENT & FOUNDATION
We live in New England where winters are cold. No big secret there. We want to turn some of the cellar space into living space. We'd like to insula...
I watched the video on preparing the basement for carpeting and you used some plastic tiles as a foundation. Is that type of foundation just as go...
We recently removed the wallboard in our attic and discovered cotton insulation. The insulation is fireproof cotton made by Lockport Cotton Batting...
My builder warned me not to trim the poly film vapour barrier at the base of the studded walls. When I framed a new room in the basement I dutifly...
I am building a home it is 28W x 48L I am told that I need to do a crawl space. I wanted to lay a slab and on the slab lay cinder blocks 4 high as ...
We have a 3 year old vinyl sided home with a concrete step down foundation. Water appears to be seaping under the sill plate into the basement. Th...
I have a 1920's foundation that was built in several 'short shots' (not a continuous pour) with many seems. I used to have regular water ingress du...
I saw a little video with BV and he was going through a house this lady had remodeled and she used these plastic interlocking tiles between the con...
Just bought a house with a dehumidifier in the crawl space. What good is this? Seems to be a losing battle trying to get the humidity out of the ...
i have a finished attic with insulation that covers the whole roof. there is no insulation in the ceiling or knee walls. should i take the insulati...
I am in the process of purchasing a home that has a block foundation. I am aware of moisture problems, mold problems (because of moisture). The bas...
I posted this in the Plumbing forum, but haven't got any replies, so hopefully someone can help here... Can anyone tell me what this is? It's a...
My daughter's boyfriend insists on running dehumdifier on continously, even at this time of year. will it dry out wood trim and oak flooring and da...
Problem... Water is leaking into the basement. We have the stryrofoam block walls. Water seems to get in very easily in the very corner of the...
When we bought this house 9 years ago, we were told that the basement has been waterproofed. The basement is unfinished. We are wanting to finish...