http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/54666.html in theory, there's no difference 'tween theory & practice,,, in practice, there is !
southernelitecreteMember since 11/13/07
it falls apart. in theory, there's no difference 'tween theory & practice,,, in practice, there is !
but, if your experience's limited, hire it,,, items're excavation, conc wall sawing & demo, sump pump, crush'd stone, precast conc steps, bilco-typ...
imo, there's no paint that's adhere to conc permanently,,, you'll need a breathable wall coating instead,,, any water vapor transmitting thru the w...
to caulk or sealants, use a colored sealant w/short hardness of approx 50,,, there are some flexible epoxies avail but i'm not sure they're a diy p...
pressure wash the floor, let it dry, & apply a silicone siloxane again at any const supply house. in theory, there's no difference 'tween theory &...
i've only been doing it for 20 or so,,, but we've us'd soil anchors, underpinning, screws, wall pins, etc successfully,,, will agree that forever's...
the effect's been treated & not the cause,,, that step cracking shown inside's the result of footer settling more'n likely,,, need to have some und...
a dollar to pick up a dime. what do you care about the quantities ?,,, you're already comparing apples & apples since all prices're bas'd on the...
get an water-permeable conc sealer (we use euclid),,, but 1st you'll have to remove all the tileset mtl. those who think they know it all really *...
didn't read it completely but it appears this space is aboveground,,, if so, do your work OUTSIDE, NOT INSIDE !,,, this was my work for 6yrs - noth...
1st, understand the term's definition - its abrasive out of a nozzle driven by & mix'd with compress'd air. the damage, UNLESS you're REAL GOOD,...
there are some good ones avail,,, environmentally-safe, too,,, however, you won't be able to strip ALL of it ( in the pores of the mortar ) so be p...
media, NOT SAND ! ! ! there are paint strippers (beanee-doo) avail,,, do NOT wash w/muriatic as you'll destroy the mortar,,, & don't ask me how ...
an equivalent geo-grid substiture as there's little to no tensile strength,,, even if you plac'd it at every course, there's no benefit & much risk.
but also see signs of leakage on the corner,,, most home inspectors see the system & figure the problem's been resolved,,, BUT its not THEIR very f...
i'd wager there's a conc fnd UNDER those block walls,,, if you've got frost to that depth, you'd need a footer 1st,,, THEN pour the wall on top...
anyone who's got such limited knowledge needs pro help,,, short answer's YES ! good luck
taping a 2' x 2' piece of plastic down to the floor & 'see' what moisture collects in 24hrs,,, we've successfully solved this problem by installing...
a full-depth sealant, i never saw or used it,,, sealants have a 'design depth to width' ratio usually in the 1:2 range,,, exceed it & you may cause...