I am getting ready to have my house built. I live in St. Louis and was wondering if having a foundation poured during the winter will have any adv...
COMMUNITY FORUM: BASEMENT & FOUNDATION
I am having a problem with water in my basement. I am attached on both sides, my neighbor's yard drain cloggs and I seem to get water only when th...
I have a brand new house that uses the I-beams for floor joists. I want to frame out my basement but I don't know how to attach them to the I-beam ...
Since this is my thrid try typing it will be brief.My house was poured Feb 03 I have 7 cracks they go all the way thru from top to bottom. 4 have ...
Can anyone help me decide whether I should put a bathroom fan or a dehumidifier in my bathroom? The details are:Bilevel house, 25 years old (my fi...
Hi,Every house I have ever owned has had a steel I beam supporting the floor. Why not a GlueLam if it strong enough? Seems to me that it would be...
We are building a room to enclose the spa w/exhaust fan. Anyone have experience with this, any tips?
I am texturing the concrete basement walls. They are 10 years old. Do I need to prep them first? Any other tips? Thanks!
I'm preparing to build a new home. I am researching excavating the basement myself. I am looking for literature or websites on the subject of bas...
We are going to add on to our kitchen and family room. We would also like to have more space in our basement. We have a 1/2 basement (finished) and...
We have an 88 year old house. I want to paint the basement walls. I believe they are brick or stone with plaster/stucco over top. What is the be...
Hi,I am thinking of using a product called Durisol for my basement and house walls. They are a ICF but not made of styrofoam. They are made out o...
Since we will begin construction in Washington state this winter - we are really interested in using a precast foundation system like that of "Supe...
Am in the process of restoring pre Civil War farmhouse. The main chimney in front of the house is pulling away from the house. It appears that the ...
Sorry if this is the wrong place..not sure where to post this.We have a one car garage that stinks to high heaven. I can't stand it - so much so th...
My basement window wells flood with water under heavy rain conditions. The water then seeps through the windows and down the cinder block basement...
can anyone tell me if there is anything that can be done with the foundation to take oder from the house? I have a smess that seems to come from th...
My house was built in 1972. Over the last three years an increased amount of what looks like lime is building on the basement walls. There's no wat...
Have just had a retractable stair put in the attic. Impossable to open. What is the problem!!
We just bought a house two months ago and it has a nice 500 square ft basement (1/2 finished). Unfortunately, there are some leakage problems that...