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For Her: Ask Rhonda Some Basement Questions
Asbestos Abatement
Questions about asbestos in your home
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Basement Dehumidifiers
The proper dehumidfier in your basement can insure a true comfortable environment
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Last Post: my Basement
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Vettori
by Vettori
Basement Drainage
Draining water from around or under your basement is the basis of waterproofing and it needs to be done right
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Basement Egress Doors
Below ground doors require special attention to avoid leakage
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Basement Egress Windows
An improper below-ground window can be a constant headache
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Basement Finishing
There are many options to basement finishing or remodeling
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Last Post: my Basement
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FIXITGUY1971
Basement Flooring Systems
What types of flooring are best suited for a basement?
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Basement / Garage Floor Coating
Basement floors do not need to be finished in the traditional sense -floor coatings are a cost-effective option
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Basement Insulation
What are the insulations options for a basement?
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Basement Lighting
Basement lighting requires special consideraions. Learn what they are
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Concrete Crack Repair
There are many ways to fix a concrete crack - some better than others, some temporary, some permanent
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Crawl Space
A damp crawl space can cause an unhealthy home
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Do-It Yourself
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
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Richard Perry
Drain Tile
Draining water from around your home and foundation is critical
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Efforescense
That white chaulky stuff is an indication of water seapage and degrading concrete
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Emergency Sump Pumps
When that storm hits and you lse power, your sump pump will not work
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Flood Cleanup
Cleaning up after a flood can cause structural damage if not done properly
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kenrobertson86
Flood Insurance
Even if you don't live in a flood prone area, insurance may be a wise investment
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Foundation Maintenance
Like any structure, your foundation requires maintenance
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Last Post: Basement Upgrade
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zonetrap
Foundation Waterproofing
Waterproofing your foundation will prolong the health of your home and aid in keeping your basement dry
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pmusto
by pmusto
Glass Block Windows
Glass block windows provide lighting and privacy
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Grading and Soil
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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Hardwood Flooring for Basements
Yes, there are hardwood floors suitable for installation in basements
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Home Warranties
Do you have appropriate and adequate insurances and warranties?
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InfraRed Thermography
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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Iron Bacteria
That red color in your pipes is caused by iron bateria that can eventually clog your pipes
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Insulated Concrete Forms
insulated concrete forms reduce energy consumption and costs by over 50 percent when used to construct exterior walls and foundations.
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Miscellaneous
Subjects that do not fit in any of the categories defined below
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ConcreteTreat
Mold Abatement
Mold can be unhealthy, contribute to allergies, household odors, and deterioration of your homes structure
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Mold Resistant Trim
There are alternatives to conventional trim that support and promote mold growth
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Piering Foundation Repair
Piering may be necessary to properly level a fopundation
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DianaR
by Guest
Pest Control
Pests, including insects, rodents, snakes, etc., love to live in unfinished crawl spaces
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Post Enclosures
Those obtrusive and unsightly posts can be made attractive with a variety of available enclosures
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Radon
Learn how to detect and remediate radon gas in your home
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BasementQuestions
Repairing Bowed Walls
Bowed foundation or basement walls can be stabilized before permanent damage and foundation failure results
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Last Post: Walls Bowing
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gardengeek
Residential Engineering Services
Engineering services are often required when dealing with foundation problems to insure the repair is done properly
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Street Creep
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??
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FIXITGUY1971
Sump Pumps
Having the right sump pump can be the difference between a dry and wet basement
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Last Post: Slab undermining
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Down 2 earth
Window Wells
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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BigS43
by BigS43
Radiant Floor Heating
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
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