Could you please post a picture? There are only two things that come to mind. 1. white hyphae (mold) 2. effluorescence You can googl...
KingVolcanoMember since 03/03/05
I have found the cross drilling method to be one of the best methods. It allows the epoxy to get deeper into the wall, where it needs to be. Just i...
If the price includes cross drilling and injecting, it is a good price. Crack repair is not as easy as stuffing epoxy into the crack. Preperation o...
There is a very good chance you have some type of growth. Dish water is often filled with rotting organic material which is prime for bacterial gro...
I would walk away from this house. Unless you want to spend a lot of time and money into somehting that may or may not work, just walk away. 2"...
Adress the cracks issue first with epoxy or urethane injections. You did not mention if you get water in the basement. If you get water, stuc...
Without seeing your situation, it's difficult to make a determination. Your problem is quite common. There are a lot of factors that could be in...
This is out of my area of knowledge, but I can tell you that most household box fans are not designed to move large volumes of air like a dedicated...
If the odor is a gas, and is heavier than the air, it will settle to the floor and will stir-up with movement. Any unknown odors should be taken se...
The product was in good shape, there was some spotted growth and it was damp in most areas even after 6 weeks since the incident. If we didn't remo...
I do not like any of the systems that provide channels for water flow/movement. Since ground water can contain bacteria and fungi and organic mater...
Bill, With all due respect, all situations are different and while detergent will clean and area, it will not kill the mold. There is a differen...
Having exposed sewer lines can be dangerous to your health. You should consult with a plumber.
That crack can be injected with epoxy and even IF there is movement, the technician can use an epoxy with higher expansion/contraction properties.
Contact your local building inspector. Since he/she will need to approve your project, go right to the them.
Every house is different as is every situation. Different factors will play a roll in your situation. Natural relative humidity, basement size and ...