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Framing basement windows is ______? Easy. Easy is the answer Easy… Once you know what to do. I, being your basement finishing friend, will show you what to do
One of the challenges that homeowners face when making the basement into living space is the basement floor. The bare concrete is usually rough and not conducive to creating a warm and welcoming environment. Fortunately, there are several ways to ins
Many homeowners think that the way to keep their basement dry is to plug up holes and seal things, which has resulted in products like hydraulic cement, waterproofing paint and various sealants, some even in aerosol cans, being used with little succe
I'm experiencing strong "sewer odors" coming from one of the basement drains. This is an old house (meaning the basement floor drains don't have an elbow bend and instead run straight down / there is no p-trap), but the strong odor is only present at
All of that should be torn out and replaced with backerboard, which is then coated in a waterproofing membrane, to be tiled over and sealed. Or it can be replaced with the same modern type of dry-pack mortar bed, of which I'm not a fan and neither ar
I am in the middle of replacing a drain in the concrete floor of my basement. I'm replacing it because the current drain is terribly rusted, and was quite crooked in terms of not being flush with the floor. I'm getting ready to seal the concrete and
We bought a house, built around 1985, but it has this extremely poorly built walkout from the basement. It looks like the builder's "solution" for drainage was a bent piece of tin fastened to the parging. The tin was under about 4 inches of soil
Follow internal walls up through your structure. Starting at the basement (or, if you don't have one, the first floor), locate your internal walls, which, as you can probably guess, are the walls inside your four external walls. Follow each internal
A home inspection is cheap compared to fixing a potentially major problem down the road. I agree with getting a home inspection. They cost around $150 in my area