I put on a new screen porch and would like to landscape around it. The grade of the yard is extremely uneven. My house sits nearly right against t...
COMMUNITY FORUM: BASEMENT & FOUNDATION
I removed a portion (19 feet out of 29) of a load bearing wall in my basement and replaced it with a W12x30 wide flange steel beam. I left the rem...
Is bamboo a suitable option for basement flooring? Floor is concrete but dry in new home.
Hi, I am looking at buying a 1 1/2 story 1963 house and when I was looking at it the owner showed me how some of the cinder blocks were crumbling....
Mr. Vila- I have a concrete floor in my basement. Right now, it is painted grey and is in good condition, but I wish to brighten up the area by p...
Hello, I have a year-old townhome with a poured-concrete basement and it is waterproofed on the outside with some kind of green plastic coating (...
I read an article about winterizing your home and there was a comment that chalky substance on brick can indicate a serious problem, yet they never...
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...
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...