Not sure what a 1 inch gap between foundation wall and interior slab has to do with your exterior french drain. Your humidifier should be draine...
Under the new Pennsylvania adopted UCC (Uniform Construction Code) it does not matter what type insulation you use in your basement but whatever in...
All respect due to Piffin and Glenn Goode but their take on code is wrong. Code is set in legal stone in all states as of this writing but Wyomi...
Under most US codes your current framing and proposed weight will cause no problem whatever. The proposed 1000 lb or so live load (500lb stone a...
Some gutter drops terminate in underground drain systems that usually go to 'daylight' downslope from the home. These are designed to channel wa...
Most building codes have no 'standards' nor ant requirements for minimum closets sizes or requirements for closets in homes at all. That said, w...
Unfortunatley, state and city code requirements usually dictate that you present them with all scaled front, rear and side elevations, a plat and p...
Looks like a good forum topic area to debunk radon to mold to termites to every other kind of nonsense....
Poster asked: " But on the particular model we are having built, the roof has several sections at various heights with dormers and shed roofs an...
You have lots of options including epoxy fillers placed under the screw flange of the toilet into which the hold-down screws are placed. If you ...
If the trusses and floor sheathing are of ground contact treated lumber... AND if there is a vapor barrier over the floor trusses and under the ...
If your home's foundation is indeed built on a slab below grade then your basement dewatering people have every right to be concerned about cutting...
Generally speaking the answer is no unless your coal chute meets the minimum depth, width, height and State code requirements for basement egress w...
Wax rings fail because once sealed, the seal breaks and fails. This is usually caused by toilet wobble, and an uneven concrete floor is often th...
All due respect to Glenn but you have not provided any code reference that suggests what I stated was 'wrong'... nor is the fact that local jurisdi...
Nothing special here. Drywall is finished just as it would be anywhere else except that you should be using MR (moisture resistant) drywall and mig...
The ICC (International Codes Council) IRC (International Residential Code) used in most US States. If you know of any code that contradicts my a...