Starting to freak out :( We purchased a home, and there are asbestos tiles in the basement. We had a couple asbestos abatement people come by to ...
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We live on Long Island near the beach. In the last few years, after heavy rain, the basements gets quite a large accumulation of water. Puddles sh...
We have to get mold out of crawl space. Contractor said after removing old insulation hanging down, wrapping the walls with new insulation, adding...
water is entering through my weep holes. They are below grade can I block them off and raise them up 3 brick course's With no ill affects.
Should the baseboard trim be primed prior to installation? I assume that it should since the basement floor is a finished concrete and if it is no...
I have a problem with water seeping through my basement walls and have low sidewalk on outside where water gathers against house. My whole basemen...
we have a Beaver baseboard system -a hollow baseboard channel that is installed along the perimeter of the basement walls. The system is bonded to...
How do we run new plumbing when concrete in-floor radiant heat is in place?
ok the windows in question are a basement ground floor window. 1.) it a bay window with 2 side windows 2.) it started leaking 1.5yrs after the P...
long story short. we added a second exit from basement into house. we want to rent it out. that's what we were told the nasty neighbor got the prio...
Following flooding of 5 inches of water in our basement, we tore up the carpet & padding and had the bare concrete cleaned & treated with an antimi...
i would like to move my kitchen to the space currently occupied by my screened porch. The porch has a brick floor but is about 1 foot below the flo...
During a recent rain storm I discovered my spouts were clogged and found my basement flooded. The carpet absorbed all the water so no standing wate...
The ductwork only in the dining room of the house needs replaced. Is this a huge expense or fairly easy to do? The rest of the house is in good c...
I have an older house built in the late 50s. My laundry room, which is underground, is covered in tongue and groove paneling. I have moisture and...
I am trying to build a wooden yurt, and wanted to know if anyone has ever done that, and how they have handled the building inspectors.
We are starting to finish our basement. I was wondering if it's ok to use 2x2s for framing along the concrete wall. I would like to glue them to th...
Huge Cedar trees close to the house, we had a back up from sewer and two Plumbers later confirming that the roots went under the deck and into the ...
I have a question about my sewer when I wash my laundry. I have had my home for 10 years but within the last 5-6 years every time I wash a load of...