What works to control moisture and smell in a basement
COMMUNITY FORUM: BASEMENT & FOUNDATION
We moved into an old (1900s) house with stone foundation walls. The old owner put up tyvek/typar in the unfinished basement, then framed, insulate...
I need to insulate overhead in a 720sf unfinished living space addition. It must be done from the inside, as it is already roofed. It has a flat ...
I have a window well that fills with water from underneath. The window well is underneath a deck and the raingutters are all pointed away from the...
I have one final wall in my basement that goes up the stairs so it cannot be framed to hang drywall. I will have to put the finish wheather it be t...
So we've owned this house since July, and we have a crawlspace. In it, the inspector, and contractors, noticed this tank, or pump, sitting in some ...
I want to know what is the best padding/subflooring to use on a concrete slab when there are leg/foot health problems? We are considering buying a...
Experiencing water seepage in foundation around waterline. Only occurs in the Spring during ground thaw. Significant amount of water floods baseme...
Can someone tell me what this is under my carpet? Should I try to remove it to install laminate flooring? I was hoping for cement under the carpet.
I found this on my house foundation under the front porch. Thankfully, it doesn't match pictures of termite tubes I have found on the internet. S...
Hi Bob, I know you from watching PBS. Please help me to find a reliable contractor to get rid of the moisture in the crawl space with minimum cost ...
Hello all. I have a cinder block basement with a plastic/rubber water main entering the house through a hole in the foundation. Last winter...
My wife and I were looking at a 1950's home today. Our goal was to renovate the basement to create a suite as both levels have over 1600 square fee...
I need to strengthen my deck. It's older and the wood isn't as stable as it once was. I bought a Versalift http://goo.gl/zEcHPO and want to install...
I have a old home that the front porch needs to be replaced. i have cement steps that come up to the porch, There are big pillers that hold the roo...
The cinder block basement wall has a hole near the floor that leaks when it rains or snow thaws. It seems the previous owner may have put it there...