The valve on our water heater broke at our cabin and the basement filled with a bit of water. Usually we drain the water heater before we leave bu...
COMMUNITY FORUM: BASEMENT & FOUNDATION
We have poured cement basement walls with a walkout basement. We recently had an energy audit and was told to insulate and dry wall (or panel) the...
I am looking to purchase a home that is on a concrete slab, but just found out it is in a major flood area, and needs to be raised 4 or 5 feet. Is ...
Very quick opinion sought -- old home, desperately in need of windows on floor 1 so it is quite cold on the main floor. A couple of years back a c...
I am just wondering if this can be sealed up or does it have to left exposed for water to escape. It goes mostly all the way around my house. Seems...
I am just wondering if this can be sealed up or does it have to left exposed for water to escape. It goes mostly all the way around my house. See...
My husband and I live in the Midwest. 20+ years ago he put up pink insulation board on the basement walls with the intention of dry walling and fi...
my basement stay really cold the front of the basement is finish but the back laundry room isn't.What shall i do there is a little heat down there...
I am adding a room onto the back of my house that's on a crawlspace. The addition will also have a crawlspace, and the joists will run perpendicul...
OK here it is, nice spring weather, not a cloud in the sky, no rain for at least a week and suddenly I go downstairs and there is water in my base...
We are having a 4 season sunroom instaled on a poured cement porch. We are in Wisconsin where it can get below O. We were told that the 3 inch lip...
Planning a kitchen remodel. My current kitchen sink drains straight down in a cast iron pipe that goes into the basement and right into the midd...
We've fallen in love with a completely flipped small house from the 1920s. Basement was finished with dry wall and on inspection only a single wall...
In October, I bought a large home with a sump pit in the basement. The previous owners had a sump pump but left it shut off (unplugged). I bought t...