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dhobell

02:42PM | 01/17/06
Member Since: 01/16/06
1 lifetime posts
Bvbasement
We bought a home and got a good deal but now we're finding out that a basement would be nice.

I would like to know which is the best way to go. Should we get someone to put a basement under the house or should we just add on?

I want to go the best route that will add to the value of our home not make it decrease.


Billhart

03:48AM | 01/18/06
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
There are many different details that need to be found out before this decision can be made. And it needs to be done by someone LOCAL that can inspect the whole situation.

Things like what is the existing foudnation? What is the exsiting soil conditions? What kind of acess is there to the area?

And for building on you get in to zoning and setback issues.


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