Latest Discussions : Basement & Foundation

dericm610

07:45AM | 10/02/06
Member Since: 10/01/06
1 lifetime posts
Hi

Currently, the flooring for my basement are the original wood strips. I am planning to replace it with porcelain tiles. However, I am concert with the stability and long-term effects if I replace it with porcelain tiles. I believe there is at least a 3 inch space between the the earth and the the most lower portion of the house. I am concern about moisture that might develop and the longterm effect it might have on the foundation of the house. What do you suggest in a scenario like this?

KingVolcano

05:16AM | 10/30/06
Member Since: 03/03/05
273 lifetime posts
There is always the risk of popping tiles due to moisture and hydrostatic pressure. I have found epoxy/stone flooring in basements to be a good looking alternative to tile. Goldenlook out of Texas can find an installer in your area.


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