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Filling in a basement, no plans to rebuild
Hi! I've got a lot with a demoed house on it, only thing left is a cinderblock and concrete basement. There is another house on the lot, close enough that they'll never be split into separate...
7 months ago
 
Help me resolve this basement condensation nightmare....
Hi everyone, Thank you for a great forum. I'm having to deal with an ongoing issue in the basement. This is a semi-detached property built around 1935. Basically we have 2 air bricks and 1 old vent...
1 year ago
 
Crawlspace Vents.
So I forgot to open up my crawlspace vents for the summer here in Tennessee. I did open them today. I was wandering if anyone else has done this before. Trying to feel better about myself. Hahahaha.
1 year ago
 
How to properly clean up the crawl space
My crawl space is roughly 20ft x 10ft. The floor of the crawlspace is dirt. Not very mainly pipes and wires in there. There is a pillar in the middle, towards the front. I did a quick clean up for the...
1 year ago
 
Mini-Rivers in my basement
Hey there! First time poster and first time homeowner here. Bear with me, because I'm a beginner! Here are the facts and the factors: Our house was built about 70 years ago. There are some funky...
1 year ago
 
Removed basement tile that tested positive for 2% Chrysotile - kids also exposed
Bought a 40 year home with old vinyl tile in basement laundry room and basement bedroom. We initially brushed off asbestos concern because previous homeowners already removed majority of the main...
2 years ago 1
 
Do you think this basement room can be fixed or needs a total rebuild? This will blow your mind.
This is a room underneath a front porch it's in a colder climate (TORONTO). It has a poured concrete landing. There was mold coming through the drywall so I took all of the drywall off to reveal the...
3 years ago 2
 
Ceiling Fiberglass/ 7' height / brick walls
Unfinished basement needs to safely function as mancave/ rec room/ exercise space. #1: can i cover the FIBERGLASS INSULATION in the ceiling with PLASTIC or FABRIC? Drywall nor drop panels are...
3 years ago 1
 
Cellar - water management systems
I've moved into a 1900's end terrace and for the first time have a cellar. It covers half the footprint of the house. It needs some work doing to it to turn it into a general utility room or maybe a...
4 years ago 1
 
Single wet spot seeping through concrete basement
First time homeowner. The house is 25 years old in a wooded area of maine. We have a partially finished walkout basement (framed, wired) but concrete floor. There is not a sump pump. Curiously there...
4 years ago 1
 
Wet basement
First time homeowner. The house is 25 years old in a wooded area of maine. We have a partially finished basement (framed, wired) but concrete floor. There is not a sump pump. Curiously there is one...
4 years ago 1