We bought a 30+ year old home about a year ago. At the time of purchase there was some rotted boards where the frame of the house meets the poured...
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Using the Best for Exterior Low Voltage Landscape Lighting, a Garden Sprinkler System or the Install of an Irrigation System
If you have decided that you would like to have exterior low voltage landscape lighting or a garden sprinkler system installed in your home or busi...
I'm purchasing a pre-fabricated vinyl-sided wood frame storage shed that is constructed on 4 x 4 P.T. skids. I plan on putting down a 3-4 inch bas...
The house is 160 yrs old and has a well pump and tall galvanized tank in the basement. We have public water and would like to remove it. Who does t...
I have rubber wall and thin foamboard on my exterior basement walls that are below ground. I will have a small house dehumdier installed in the bas...
I have an unfinished 900 sqft walk out basement that I am considering excavating to gain additional height. I know this is not a DIY job at all, an...
The walls in my 63-yr old full walk-out basement are crumbling in spots. The walls have been painted and the wall is crumbing in several places be...
A bit of background: We have a 1957 construction with a very leaky basement. In the home's defense, the rain has been out of control, but each ne...
I am still looking for the name of the plastic sub floor material. Why would you show this material and not name it?
I'm replacing rotted 6x6 posts that hold up my porch. Will setting the new posts in concrete cause them to rot
Our house has a poured concrete basement floor. Several cracks have occurred in the floor allowing a white foamy substance to seep through all arou...
I had my greenhouse (sort of a 70's trombe wall thing) removed. It was built on the south side of my house and the floor was at the level of the h...
My house has a leaking basement. It is a poured concrete foundation and there is a vertical crack from floor to ceiling. We noticed the crack was...
Here are the steps you need to go through to safely pump out the water from your basement and make sure the house does not undergo structural damag...
We live in the state of Iowa, and have a crawl space under our home. We recently discovered that our floor joists have mold/mildew growing on them...
Hello, a few weeks ago I had the old wooden support columns in the basement replaced with steel support columns. New footings were poured (about 2...
Live in Alabama. Have lake house with a crawl space. Crawl space has a vapor barrier. Floor joists and subflooring for the first floor are open ...
We are putting a 300 sq ft addition on our house in northern Virginia. There is a crawl space under the new addition. Since the addition increase...
I am building a new home. My basement will be 10" poured walls. What is better economically and performance wise when waterproofing the foundation?...
Hi all, Last Friday I had a strong rainfall and after several hours I heard my backup sump pump alarm buzzing ... so I went to check it and I coul...