As long as the floor will be used only to hold light boxes and not for walking, 1/2" plywood or OSB will be fine either for 16" or 24" on center fr...
You should still erect a proper wall. By framing 2x4 partitions you get the benefit of being able to better insulate, plumb and wire where neces...
Could be water from water table rises. Even though you didn't have any recent rain, if you live in a cold region you could have water table rising ...
Since a roof is not an insurable item by your casualty insurer, it is in you own best interest to repair or replace the damage roof asap. Any le...
Polybutylene or "PB" pipe is usually a grey, flexible plastic pipe used almost exclusively in modular and mobile home construction from the 1970's ...
What type pipe depends on your water conditions and where you are located. If you are in the country or city and your water is essentially 'neut...
Foundation: 1) FOUNDATION CRACKS: Cracks need to be filled with epoxy fillers if possible. Otherwise treated with outside edpm membranes or fou...
As long as you reinforce the concrete pad with either reinforcing wire or reinforcing bar, it does not matter how exactly you sub-support the concr...
The proper solvent to remove permanent marker is denatured alcohol. Pine Sol, nor Goof-Of nor Lacquer Thinner will work.
The fact is, that solid doors conduct more sound than do hollow doors. I cannot agree with homedoc any less. That is the problem with designi...
Is this a door 'slab'? If so, you may simply have the door oriented upside down. Since a typical 6'8" (80")door slab pre-bored will have the ...
What you are describing seems to be an improperly finished basement. There should be no plastic sheets between the masonry wall and the framed w...
What you describe falls into the 'normal' range for concrete slab cracking. If you still have doubts, engage the services of an architect or str...
Building codes will not allow you to: A) Use any type of rigid foam insulation placed directly over plaster that is not B)Covered over by at le...
No such animal as a 'sound proof' or even a 'sound deadening' door. Sound is transmitted thru the solid frame of the door and studwork moreso th...
There might be a stamp on the glass identifying the window as low-e, but there is no universal requirement to mark windows that contain low-e chara...
Floor Leveler is a concretious type masonry product that you mix, trowel over a rough floor surface, that gets out unwanted humps and bumps. See...