I have an outside door that opens onto a concrete slab. Dirt basement
underneath. The wood lap siding ran right down to the edge of the slab.
Or it did.
How should I fix that? I'm thinking transition to hardie plank and
perhaps some rubber strip caulked in.
I'll need a new threshold over to the slab also. It's about 6" from
the floor edge to the slab. The floor is floating not attached to the wall.
I'm thinking, perhaps, some kind of wood plank (or double plywood),
painted with Dry Lock and setting on something so water doesn't pool
against the edge.
No. The slab is fine. The land is terraced, so the slap is on much
higher ground. There's about 3' under the part of the house there.
Normally wood siding doesn't go all the way to the ground, but it
does here. The ground here being the edge of the slab. I'd like to
change that as I think this was done poorly, this was a later addition.
I wonder what to do about the wood.
> Yeah, how can you have a dirt basement under the slab??
My buddy has a house on top of a hill over looking a field. He built a
2-story garage into the side of the hill.
From the house side you drive onto the "second floor" slab. From the
field side you drive under the slab onto a dirt floor.
I'm just sayin'
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