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The minimum height of the window is specified in code, and so is fairly standard. And is not typically influenced by the well dimensions. The bottom of the window must be within a specific height above the basement floor
I just purchased a house this weekend, and moved in yesterday. I live in MD (USA), and there just happened to be a torrential downpour yesterday after we moved in. I went downstairs to check my sump pumps, and then checked the door leading to by base
If you’ve recently learned about the existence of a household appliance referred to as a sump pump, you might be wondering how a sump pump works, and what it’s needed for. Sump pumps are needed to help protect basements from flooding. Since the basem
PicturesI have a new house under constructions and recently found many many cracks have developed on the concrete slab in the basement. The worst run along straight lines where the sections were poured. These don't have shrink seams in place, they ar
I've got a "crawl space" (really an unfinished space) under the main floor in a 2-story-with-basement house. I'd like to build essentially a deck frame and cover it in 3/4" plywood so that we can more easily use it as a storage area. Picture of the s
Horizontal cracking? That's odd, and I think that's unrelated to your moisture problem (even with a picture, I'm not sure I'd comment on that). Well, you've air sealed your house, which means that now you have to actually pay attention to the V in HV
Installing framing members on a slab requires use of a pressure treated bottom board to avoid wood rot. Concrete slabs will wick moisture between the underlying dirt base and the wood members sitting on top of the slab. If untreated wood is used for
My house has suffered water last night because some water backing up to my basement through the hole on the ground. The hole looks like below: It seems water in this hole will up if it's raining outside. How should I break the water coming in from ou
When installing new carpet most people wonder if the existing carpet padding can be reused. The truth is that it depends completely on the type and condition of the carpet padding. Most padding will become worn, dirty, or smelly after several years o