The Humidex unit will control humidity while venting air out. I installed a Humidex unit because I wanted the ability to set the unit to run when t...
KingVolcanoMember since 03/03/05
I install Humidex units in basements with excellent results. I even have on in my own home. The do not consume much electricity and the noise i...
Hydrostatic pressure is more related to ground water levels on the basement floor. While you could have hydrostatic pressure on the wall, it is som...
Any ventilation up there will help dry the attic. Air movement will wick moisture from surfaces. Running a dehumidifier is expensive and you wo...
Without seeing the area, it is difficult to give you advice. However, you can anchor the studs above "baseboard" so it does not interfere with the ...
Check online for a site that specializes in these doors. They may be able to match up the spring using the existing measurements. You can also meas...
There are a lot of factors to consider. You would be best to hire an engineer for consultation.
Basements in old homes were not designed to be living space. Since my business involves mold issues, almost every week I am called to inspect a con...
If you could post a few pics, I may be able to help you. If you live in the Boston area, I would be happy to take a look.
Without seeing the problem, it is difficult to give you an answer. However, I have run into problems like yours here in Boston and was able to reme...
Sorry, I am in the Boston, MA area. I try to help people in my area w/o a fee, and wish I could help you. Best of luck and let us know how you prog...
Without seeing the job and taking measurements, it is impossible for me to help you. An estimate on a job that size would require a bit of office t...
I always advise my clients against turning their basement into a workout area. Obvious concerns are exposure to fiberglass, but you should also hav...
Without knowing the dynamics of the foundation, it is difficult to make any suggestions. Any method that will not trap moisture is better than one ...
I used Foster's primer and paint once and would never use it again. I used it on new construction and had to perform high concentration ozone satur...
I'm not sure what you meant regarding the mirror. Was it the frame or the actual glass? Mold spores must be in the area. I was just talking wit...
Well, the baseboard I had in mind probably would not work. Johnsonite make a removable vinyl baseboard that we use in a lot of floor prone areas. O...
Without lab tests I cannot confirm, but I can state from past experience it seems like mold. The last time I came across that type of mold, it was ...
If you could provide a picture of the area, I maybe able to help. I install specialty baseboard in basements all the time. I'm sure we can figure s...