I was just watching Bob's TV show, they were pouring ICF walls including the gable ends to the peak. I cannot believe they had no hand rails on the...
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I have a question on insulating a sub floor. He is what we have done and doing. We are building a raised sub floor on top on concrete garage floo...
Hello, I have a fairly old home. When I purchased the house, half the basement was covered with 9x9 tiles. Before I moved in, I removed all the t...
I have noticed that when it rains a lot im getting puddles of water in my basement floor. The whole basement doesnt get puddles but only along crac...
Quick question: Are walkout required if you decide to finish a basement for addition family space for laundry room or entertainment requirements?
Hi Everyone, I have a very heavy fire place hearth and there is a distinct sag in the floor and the hearth extension is sagging about 1/2". Thi...
I NEED to add some roof vents for attic ventilation of HOT air. My roof line only has one previous vent.I have looked at these vents at the local ...
Hi all, We're purchasing our first home and there is a pit for an old flood control system in the basement floor. I'm pretty sure it is not fun...
We just moved into a 50 year old house and we want to add insulation. The original insulation is thin and looks as if it will disintegrate if you ...
My finished area downstairs had some mold which seemed as if it had the potential to run out of control. I cleaned it up using bleach and purchase...
I live in a very old (150 years) house. At sometime in the past a cement floor was poured (not sure when). Now there are high and low spots as well...
Obviously basement slabs need good drainage underneath so a layer of crushed stone or gravel makes sense. In a normal, above-grade garage slab doe...
So I have rather a large issue here. Please stick with me in the reading... My house is roughly 30 years old. It is a bi-level home with a brick fr...
My home is over 15 years old. I've never had water on the floor, there is no sump pump, the floor of the basement is completely dry and I see no cr...
I originally came on here looking for answers to why my crawl space is so stinky. I've read many old posts on what to do (new vapor barrier is the ...
I purchased my home in 2005. There is a popping noise coming from the the ceiling. The noise seems to be coming from around the windows near wher...
at some point in time, my basement was waterproofed [not sure by what company], and i have leakage in part of one wall. from what i can figure, the...