A vapor barrier was supposed to be installed inside or under two concrete slab as part of my home extension and basement dig down by my GC. GC has ...
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We experienced a flood (ground water) and I was wondering how you can tell if the basement is dry enough to start rebuilding
Hello. I'm getting water into my basement through the wall/floor joint in a few areas of the basement. Also, in the same areas, I have water comi...
Another picture for my Mom's 1994 house in Hillsboro Oregon regarding her crawl space. Kelley
Hi, I am wondering about the craw space under my mom's house. She bought it new in 1994 in Hillsboro Oregon. The insulation on the "ceiling" is op...
My home was waterproofed from the outside in two areas. The back area is fine. The front still has water coming in on a very tiny hole on the conc...
I am adding a below grade window to an exhisting foundation wall made with concrete building forms. Any tips for cutting the opening?
while framing my basement i keep running into problems where because of either irregularities of the wall or floor or very slightly warped 2x4s my ...
Hello, I recently have had 5 waterproofing companies give me bids on waterproofing my regularly flooding 1300 sq ft block foundation basement. The...
...our basement, which has a french drain with that black 'snow fence' looking plastic that goes about 3 inches up the block walls. We just instal...
I am assuming they are weep holes... I have about 4 on each wall, maybe a quarter in diameter and when it pours water comes gushing in! Around the ...
I have a house built in 1940. there is a pipe in opposite walls of the basement which exit at the basement floor. This seems to be the only source ...
I'm building a half bath in the basement and plan on installing an up flush toilet. In the next room I'm building a kitchenette, complete with a s...
Just discovered a small area of "black fuzz" above the molding in my laundry room. It's on the outside wall. What do I need to do to eliminate an...
Have regraded around the house....have installed new over sized gutters. The well fills from the inside, not water coming from the outside in. Pres...
Hello I have a spot in my basement that was previously repaired to stop water seepage into my basement. What the prev owner did was put an epoxy...
I have a 1850 house with a field stone foundation. Dirt comes thru and my basement is always dirty. I had an interior drain and sub pump put in a f...
I am wanting to finish off a portion of my basement. I have read through many different post, sites, and articles about what types of insulation a...
My question is do i put 15# roofing felt up first before putting in the studs and insulation?i know that a company that uses the foam products is b...
I have a 2x6 knee wall under a 2 story addition we recently added to my house. The knee wall is 3 feet high around the perimeter and carries the f...