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There are two basic methods for bonding a portland cement based product to existing concrete; 1) chemically and 2) mechanically. Let’s discuss the mechanical approach first since it is really used in both approaches. The most effective way to ensure
My place currently has a small (1 cubic foot?) pit in the basement floor with a sump pump in it, sufficient to catch the occasional flow across the basement floor from the (not well sealed to the foundation) bulkhead space. This pit is concrete lined
For a dry, mold-free finished basement floor, always install a vapor barrier before laying a wood subfloor or carpet pad. Any kind of persistent moisture will allow mold to get a foothold and soon ruin carpet or wood flooring. For below-grade slabs,
The most popularly installed air conditioner (AC) is the window type, which is applicable for cooling or heating temperature inside an enclosed structure. It is a fixed unit and is not meant for carrying from one area to another. Considering this dra
Does that insulation go into the ground? In otherwords, is that exterior insulation for the basement foundation? If so, then it's pretty much useless at this point. It wasn't sealed properly and is likely waterlogged and providing minimal insulating
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If you have drain tile, which is a system of pipes fitted around your foundation, you may be concerned about them becoming clogged. These tiles are usually used to move water away from your sump pit. If they become blocked or clogged, your crawl spac
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By Matt Weber Here’s a three-fold approach to a new basement floor, including an Insulated Subfloor System, engineered cork flooring, and easy-to-install carpet squares. A finished basement can make a great office or family room, but by virtue of bei