Hello, I just added an internal french drain in my basement. The walls are of cement block (house around 50 years old) and I had moisture issues o...
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I've had my old heating ducts removed and the dirt crawl space floor encapsulated. Should I have new heating ducts installed? Or should I block th...
Do you run the A/C at the same time as the Humidex? We keep our A/C at 23 celsius so it does not run all the time - but the windows are closed so ...
Making beam for basement wall. Do you use 3 or 4 ply 2 x 10 ' s or?
I purchased my home in may of 2004 with energy efficiency in mind.I have radiant barrier roofing installed and r-30 insulation.My problem is that I...
We live in northern Maine and are building a log cabin with a basement. We have already back filled around the basement, which will be part of our...
How much space is needed for workers to build a two story structure behind an existing structure? I'll be remodeling in two phases: first building...
can this product be used on a foundation in a home that was built in the 1950's and was previously treated with another sealer? We have scraped of...
What is the best look for dressing those windows that are incased with crown molding, or do I leave it bare?
hi i live in jamaica ny. having my concreate basement floor dug out, the sewer line replaced and a 3inch condreate floor repoured. My basement is a...
I am putting up a deck. In the process we removed a shed/garage closet that was built against the side of the house and dug into the ground about 2...
Hi, we presently have a drainage pipe that goes to our weeping tile for our window well drainage. It was recommended that we put in two. If have ...
The "Embrace Your Crawl Space" was informative, but what if you have an old cabin that sits on posts in the dirt. Concrete was put in around the pe...
Hi everyone. I recently ripped the skanky carpeting out of our basement with the idea of just putting a finish on the concrete slab instead of othe...
I'm considering using a permanent wood foundation for a new house. Anybody have any first hand knowledge about these. How the stand the test of t...
I have had several estimates for exterior waterproofing. The numbers were anywhere from $32,000 to as much as $40,000. Is it possible to get the ...
Basement is at least 2 1/2 feet above the ground where the water is coming in. This can not be corrected by landscaping. We have spent 18 THOUSAN...
Our house is likely built around 1930 or earlier. We had Enviropaving glued to the old cement front landing (about 3 ft x 7 ft) and steps as well a...