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Ask Some Basement Questions
Questions about asbestos in your home
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Questions related to basement bamboo flooring
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Last Post: Bamboo Problems
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BasementQuestions
Bamboo Problems
Have questions related to putting an elevator in your basement?
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Choosing the right furniture for your basement
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Last Post: Wood Furniture
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BasementQuestions
Wood Furniture
The proper dehumidfier in your basement can insure a true comfortable environment
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Last Post: my Basement
2 8
TJ1962
my Basement
by TJ1962
Draining water from around or under your basement is the basis of waterproofing and it needs to be done right
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19 57
Below ground doors require special attention to avoid leakage
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An improper below-ground window can be a constant headache
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2 4
TJ1962
cutting concrete foundation
by TJ1962
There are many options to basement finishing or remodeling
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Last Post: my Basement
3 8
FIXITGUY1971
my Basement
What types of flooring are best suited for a basement?
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Last Post: Dricore or Delta FL
5 11
TJ1962
Dricore or Delta FL
by TJ1962
Basement floors do not need to be finished in the traditional sense -floor coatings are a cost-effective option
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2 5
What are the insulations options for a basement?
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Last Post: basement floor
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basement reno
basement floor
Basement lighting requires special consideraions. Learn what they are
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A possible choice for small basement spaces
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There are many ways to fix a concrete crack - some better than others, some temporary, some permanent
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18 44
A damp crawl space can cause an unhealthy home
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8 22
Discussions of do it yourself projects. If you have the time and talent, we can help you accomplish your goals
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Last Post: Rod Hole Leaks
2 4
TJ1962
Rod Hole Leaks
by TJ1962
Draining water from around your home and foundation is critical
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1 8
mickey
trying to locate my drain tile
by mickey
That white chaulky stuff is an indication of water seapage and degrading concrete
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1 1
The new Energy-Passive Groundwater Recharge Pump (EGRP) is powered by the energy created from the soil as it expands and contracts
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0 0
When that storm hits and you lse power, your sump pump will not work
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Cleaning up after a flood can cause structural damage if not done properly
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kenrobertson86
We have been flooded
Even if you don't live in a flood prone area, insurance may be a wise investment
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Like any structure, your foundation requires maintenance
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Last Post: Basement Upgrade
2 3
zonetrap
Basement Upgrade
Waterproofing your foundation will prolong the health of your home and aid in keeping your basement dry
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127 316
pmusto
water in basement after a thaw
by pmusto
Glass block windows provide lighting and privacy
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2 6
Grading your soil so that water flows away from your foundation is critical to maintaining a dry basement and foundation stability
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2 5
Yes, there are hardwood floors suitable for installation in basements
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Do you have appropriate and adequate insurances and warranties?
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InfraRed Thermography provides valuable information regarding moisture assessments, remediation oversights, energy audits, roof and electrical system inspections, and water damage investigations.
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That red color in your pipes is caused by iron bateria that can eventually clog your pipes
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3 57
insulated concrete forms reduce energy consumption and costs by over 50 percent when used to construct exterior walls and foundations.
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3 6
Subjects that do not fit in any of the categories defined below
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24 55
TJ1962
Waterproof Paint Issues
by TJ1962
Mold can be unhealthy, contribute to allergies, household odors, and deterioration of your homes structure
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2 6
There are alternatives to conventional trim that support and promote mold growth
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0 0
Piering may be necessary to properly level a fopundation
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12 27
Pests, including insects, rodents, snakes, etc., love to live in unfinished crawl spaces
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2 7
Those obtrusive and unsightly posts can be made attractive with a variety of available enclosures
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Learn how to detect and remediate radon gas in your home
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Last Post: Concrete Sealers
1 4
ConcreteTreat
Concrete Sealers
Bowed foundation or basement walls can be stabilized before permanent damage and foundation failure results
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Last Post: Walls Bowing
31 79
gardengeek
Walls Bowing
Engineering services are often required when dealing with foundation problems to insure the repair is done properly
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Soil nailing is a stabilization process used to build retaining walls or shoring systems when space is limited.
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Street Creep, also called Concrete Creep, occurs as a result of the unpredictable movement, shift and expansion of concrete streets.
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Last Post: Asphalt??
1 3
FIXITGUY1971
Asphalt??
Having the right sump pump can be the difference between a dry and wet basement
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Last Post: Slab undermining
13 28
Down 2 earth
Slab undermining
Tilt-up concrete walls, or Tiltwalls, are just as the name implies. They are large concrete panels poured directly onsite and tilted into place to form the exterior walls of commercial buildings.
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With the growing livable basement trend, window wells are serving more purposes than just holding back dirt. They are an escape route for your little ones or a beautiful view from the basement family room.
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2 6
TJ1962
Window Wells Rising Up
by TJ1962
Basement floor radiant heating systems are designed to heat a concrete slab, using it to conduct heat that is absorbed by the basement surroundings.
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Last Post: What type of Floor
1 2
TJ1962
What type of Floor
by TJ1962

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