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We have an almost 60 year old block foundation with a tar coating, can we cover the tar coating with a primer, Aquatac and then a waterproofing mem...
At front of house foundation. I have water that comes in from under the sill plate and down concrete wall, then goes into joint at floor. I had one...
Our shower is just like a state park shower! It has a concrete floor, and metal for the enclosure! Oh ya did I mention i live on the Oregon Coast!...
We have had three plumbers who have not solved our problem. When we wash clothes, use dish washer, and take showers, we have water in the cinder b...
When a set of concrete steps (a form) is installed, do you lay it on packed soil or concrete, or do they bury it a few inches the soil? One of our...
I am looking to replace old porch on a stone house with a concrete foundation. Concrete foundation has some variability to the surface " A few are...
My patio cover is supported by wrought iron trellises. The bottom has rusted and in need of replacement. Please advise how repairs/replacement ca...
Bob, can I build a 2' block wall which will be covered with stone veneer on top of my 4" patio concrete slab to close up the perimeter of the p...
Bob, can I build a 2' block wall which will be covered with stone veneer on top of my 4" patio concrete slab to close up the perimeter of the patio...
Hello, we just bought a house that had crawl space converted into a basement. This was a DIY by the owner who is an engineer and architect and has ...
I own a 1940s home with a basement. The walls in some areas of the basement were bowing, which is common here in western Pennsylvania (zone 5) due ...
Raised brick veneer house due to sandy, foundation is wet after rain, only on walls with the brick veneer? How do I figure out why? And how to fix ...
Our basement room located under the garage has two leak problems. One wall located under the joint between the garage floor and driveway leaks at ...
Can someone recommend how to remove smell from cement slab foundation due to removal of asbestos. The slab absorbed the smell due to the liquid the...
To the person who posted the chemical smell problem - I have it too! I am original owner of a 10 year old house, slab on grade (no basement) in Sou...
My foundation is over 80 years old, and has been neglected for most of its life. In some area’s the mortar is starting to turn to sand. Other areas...
bob i have a corner sill plate 2 foot x 2 foot corner also 2 1 foot areas where termite damage can i just cut pieces to fit or install 8 foot board...
Just to verify my understanding of insulation... You are saying that you apply 1" foam board to the exterior of the home, not 1" spray foam to the...