JHI'm not sure what you mean by no foundation other than earth. There must surely be perimeter walls of some kind on footings?You need the plastic ...
PiffinMember since 11/06/02
Not crazy.I love a good challenge!Oak should be white oak - red oak rots too easily. Don't use use glue. That can lead to checking.Wood boats don't...
Here's my concern on this situation. Most homes built with T-111 for siding have no underlying sheathing. The T-111 serves as both structural sheat...
There are places, Texas amoung them, where it is very common to reroof by applying asphalt over cedars. often, the original roof sheathing is only ...
You probably need a home inspector or an honest contractor to find the source of the problem. Not possible for even 'experts' on line to see all t...
The concrete needs to be clean and dry first. Then it must be sealed with a concrete sealer. There are different types for cured and uncured concre...
I'll assume you mean a ceramic type tile and not thin vinyl. The thinset will transition what you describe just fine. It you want to use a floor le...
It is much more than an annoyance. Allowing the condition to continue is providing a home for mold, one of the building industries worst problems s...
It is if the wood is in contact with concrete, you have to use PT. Reason is that concrete sweats or attracts condensate or allows moisture to migr...
You don't say where you are located or what the weather is.Most manufacturers say on the label not to install at temps below 45 to 55°F. This is no...
Brick is not waterproof. It is just as likely that rain is penetrating from outside. the wall. How do you know that you have condensation? Your 'fr...
You are all fired up as any proper Texas gal should be over something like this!The only solution I can see, in the face of incompetance like this ...
Common practice doesn't make it right but I agree that now that it's done, more damage would be done trying o be persnickerty and reverse things. T...
Asbestos - maybe, maybe not.But the easiest way to remove it is using a sharp scraper, not sanding.