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I am not sure about your location. If you are in the far north it is a great policy to insulate your basement floors - rigid foam sheets and OSB is certainly a great way to do it and probably the easiest. However if you are in a mixed climate, I am n
I prefer the on-flat for the best fire sealing & another couple of inches for wall positioning. This can be done, without 6" screws or using easily split 2x2's. By, drilling a small hole, the size of the screw's Threads, through the 2x4
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