there are "tapcon screws" .they are made to screw into the concrete, and you predrill a hole in the concrete with a masonary bit and screw through ...
possibly your drain goes into the perimiter drain tile of the house and years of dirt getting into the drain has plugged it. if not then break up t...
found the link to a very good shower system that does not leak http://www.schluter.com/english/products/2002/sectionh/overview-h/section-h.html
i know the plastic one is not the best alternative, but reading the post http://www.bobvila.com/BBS/Basement_and_Attics/2342/2342/flat-page1.html...
without the air flowing past keeping the roof botom cool, ice dams can form as that area is being kept warmer. to remove extra insulation is alway...
how is it wired though?. is the lines that you are working on in the house or on the isolator box on the side of the house. if each plug is homer...
great, the bbs ate my post and logged me off .should of copied before i posted. you could put in an internal drain tile with the heavy dimpled ...
this is efflouresance. it is the salts in the brick coming out with moisture that evapourates. is there an air space in behind the brick allowi...
2 ways to look at it. if you have a window then you don't need a fan. but you don't want to leave the window open in winter. the fan venting i...
even the small joints will show through eventually. better to pull up the tile. and hopefully they are not on a mortar/mesh bed.(just more work).
if you want to do some more work then you could strip back the shingles a bit and put around the skylight "ice and water shield". it starts at th...
just a comment on the air gap behind the stud wall. if there is no insulation behind your studs then there sets up a convection loop that can caus...
do you mean inbetween the joists? in between the joists for controlling the cold feeling of the upstairs floor from an unfinished cool basement. p...
i would say spray, providing that there are large checks/cracks in the wood and there is nothing on the area below to get covered in overspray from...
it's all a question of how much structure was damaged. do you need new roof trusses. are beams or walls that carry the weight of the house b...
modular homes on a foundation ,depreciate less in value. there are some that are capecods. modular homes arrive and get lifted onto the foundat...
is there anyway that the air infiltration is coming from a different area? and the ice and water barrier isn't the greatest fix and could possi...
this is an amount issue. are you putting bag after bag on the ground. also how deep is the casing pipe? is it down 10 or 20 feet or more and the...
just seems a little bit backwards to be putting in the water line ,but not connecting it to the street services at the same time. unless your place...