Tag: basement

40 Should I use a subfloor for a finished basement's floor? 2010-07-21T19:47:05.290

32 Should I use steel or wood studs for basement exterior walls? 2011-08-31T17:31:27.107

30 Is this cracking foundation under a jack post a problem that requires repair? 2015-08-31T23:52:27.497

26 What humidity should I set my dehumidifier to? 2011-07-25T23:27:12.390

23 I have a basement floor with lots of moisture, can I paint or seal it to make it waterproof? 2011-02-18T13:24:27.773

23 What is this bolt in my basement floor? 2012-08-13T12:38:20.970

21 Humidity Levels 2010-07-28T19:37:22.097

20 What is the best way to incrementally finish an unfinished basement? 2012-01-08T00:56:31.643

19 Are cracks in a newly poured concrete basement floor a problem? 2013-09-20T04:19:41.997

17 Is it better to waterproof a basement from the outside or the inside? 2011-08-30T02:06:50.850

16 What is the proper way to run wires along/across basement ceiling joists? 2010-09-02T12:39:50.330

15 Does XPS+OSB subfloor need to be anchored? 2013-04-09T01:50:48.460

15 What is this metal rail in the basement ceiling 2017-01-08T21:18:00.053

14 What is the recommended home design software? 2010-08-04T17:43:23.510

14 Does a bedroom have to have a closet? 2011-11-29T05:11:40.690

14 How much damage can a grow-op do to a house in 3 months? 2015-01-25T16:42:38.443

13 Why did they hammer nails in half way and bent them over to secure supports? 2015-11-24T12:05:17.133

12 How do you secure wood framing to a concrete basement floor? 2012-02-17T18:03:09.093

11 What are our options for carpeting the basement of a split-level house? 2012-07-03T17:10:24.923

11 Safe way to close gaps around copper pipes? 2012-08-07T15:00:13.437

11 What is this white powder on my foundation? 2016-09-25T20:34:32.423

10 How do I install cabinets on a floating hardwood floor? 2010-11-22T12:58:34.997

10 Do I need an egress bedroom window if I have a walk-out exterior door? 2011-04-11T18:59:48.183

10 Would you expect a plumber to put up plastic to contain dust for a basement bathroom rough-in? 2015-11-10T23:59:50.607

10 Why are there metal tabs protruding from my poured concrete foundation walls? 2016-01-15T14:07:06.910

9 Should I insulate steam pipes in the basement? 2010-07-22T20:13:31.360

9 How can I level my basement floor, which has a 4-inch dip? 2010-11-10T17:21:28.243

9 How do I maintain air quality in a newly finished basement of a 1925 home with no ductwork? 2012-03-28T16:51:53.163

9 How can I prepare uneven concrete basement floor for vinyl planks? 2012-12-04T21:24:55.753

9 How should I drain water from a basement dehumidifier? 2013-07-08T00:43:51.543

8 How do I install a new, non load bearing wall in my basement? 2010-07-21T19:14:06.117

8 How should I insulate my basement? 2010-12-25T20:40:58.970

8 Can I install tiles directly over a concrete floor in my basement? 2011-10-11T20:59:05.127

8 Should we install carpet before the baseboard and door casings? 2011-11-22T18:36:00.027

8 How can I reclaim heat from an enclosed furnace room? 2012-02-20T17:41:58.397

8 Which way should a door between the garage and basement swing? 2012-03-20T09:05:18.310

8 Can I use Romex in an unfinished basement or attic? 2013-08-07T15:24:29.767

8 Mortar (or something) falling out of basement brick wall 2013-11-14T19:59:16.967

8 How many Tapcons should be used to anchor a baseplate to a concrete floor? 2015-02-04T14:27:12.250

8 Do drain pipes (house to sewer) freeze? 2016-01-25T03:30:26.267

7 Is insulating an unfinished basement worth it? If so, how should I go about it? 2010-07-22T17:23:56.083

7 Basement Insulation 2011-02-04T20:34:30.073

7 How do I calculate the size of electric baseboard heater needed? 2011-02-12T16:18:47.150

7 Would running a band saw or cnc machine in my basement be safe? 2011-07-14T15:21:12.470

7 Is it normal for the concrete covering my interior perimeter drain to be damp? 2011-08-30T14:14:10.323

7 Does 100 yr old concrete floor need replacing? 2011-10-05T20:06:48.243

7 What should I do about ceiling tiles that potentially contain asbestos? 2011-11-22T04:54:54.327

7 How should I build a raised subfloor for my basement bathroom? 2012-05-02T21:30:24.103

7 Solutions for a moist basement? 2012-05-11T21:32:26.340

7 How do I get a cement patch in my basement to dry quickly in humid conditions? 2013-06-02T23:05:34.890

7 Do I have to periodically pour water down my basement floor drain to maintain the p-trap water seal? 2015-11-17T22:03:21.697

7 What's the best way to level this basement floor? 2016-07-28T18:41:23.390

6 There is water in my basement and the outdoor sump pump failed. What am I doing wrong? 2010-08-12T20:58:44.447

6 Can I run a dehumidifier pump to a washer stand pipe? 2010-11-16T17:14:06.327

6 How should I add lighting to a low ceiling basement? 2011-01-25T15:37:04.573

6 What is the best way to fill a hole in a concrete basement floor? 2011-07-28T12:27:32.367

6 How do I level a basement floor but not the slab underneath? 2011-10-04T04:34:58.883

6 What thickness of closed cell spray foam should I use on my basement walls? 2011-11-03T18:04:34.213

6 How to finish room with protruding concrete ledge/foundation? 2011-12-10T07:22:41.223

6 How can I properly vent a basement toilet & shower using an AAV? 2012-01-06T17:53:45.693

6 Was this basement window installed properly? 2012-04-04T17:30:27.277

6 What type of subflooring should I use for a basement? 2012-09-14T14:55:44.797

6 How can I insulate a basement wall that has 1x1 framing installed on it? 2012-10-01T12:23:15.137

6 What should I consider when cutting/making window in concrete foundation? 2013-04-03T23:54:23.603

6 Do I need more than just Drylok to insulate concrete basement walls before framing out some walls? 2013-06-18T14:00:23.340

6 What should I do with insulation in basement ceiling? 2013-09-16T21:03:27.950

6 Small geyser coming out of the basement floor 2015-03-10T17:57:15.420

6 Buying a House On Underground Spring. What to do? 2015-05-15T17:43:39.897

6 What is this electrical device in my basement? 2015-05-22T05:00:15.090

6 What is the purpose of horizontal blocks on a bearing wall? 2015-08-11T17:19:39.533

6 Should window well for basement window be attached to the house? 2015-10-28T14:45:38.850

6 Support Beam Splitting 2015-12-28T17:10:55.520

5 Will running a dehumidifier near new concrete cause it to cure poorly? 2010-07-28T20:09:49.337

5 Adding insulation to basement that already has vapor barrier 2011-02-06T00:30:56.997

5 Using fire rated drywall/sheetrock in a partially finished basement 2011-06-14T21:27:06.760

5 Running electric cables in basement shop 2011-06-16T19:12:45.200

5 How can I clean a very dirty concrete basement floor? 2011-07-11T21:48:50.057

5 Can a wet vac be effectively used as a pump? 2011-08-29T11:32:21.450

5 Can I lay down solid wood planks on top of my basement concrete floor? 2011-09-03T23:39:12.417

5 Should I install external basement insulation that does not extend above ground? 2011-10-10T16:02:50.240

5 Should I add insulation to basement ceiling? 2011-12-02T03:35:47.297

5 What is the proper way to insulate box sill joists in the basement? 2011-12-05T20:13:12.090

5 What does blocking refer to in relation to floor joists? 2012-05-23T16:23:59.450

5 What do I level a 2" slope in my concrete basement floor? 2012-06-14T03:14:26.797

5 How to finish dirt floor in a basement? 2012-06-22T04:17:39.513

5 How can I move a non load bearing wood frame wall? 2012-07-11T17:31:02.047

5 Is there such a thing as a vacuum sump pump? No standing water above check valve? 2012-07-17T05:52:36.297

5 Can I hang a hammock from basement joists? 2012-10-01T03:07:09.027

5 How to deal with inadequate drainage of my walk-up basement? 2013-05-30T04:31:21.027

5 How can I frame this area of my basement wall around my water main? 2013-06-13T18:26:25.400

5 Will internal waterproofing solve my moisture problems? 2013-07-10T17:27:18.747

5 What to do first in a basement? Dricore then frame on top? Or frame and then lay dricore? 2013-07-23T20:57:40.617

5 How can I protect the soleplate when framing basement walls? 2014-04-27T18:56:07.727

5 How can I insulate my basement on a budget? 2014-08-25T16:15:50.913

5 What equipment could I use for digging out a basement after the house is built? 2015-01-21T02:12:09.320

5 how critical are distances between studs? 2015-01-30T19:14:47.300

5 Prevent dead animals in basement window wells 2015-11-07T20:28:12.687

5 What does airflow in the sump pit mean? 2016-11-28T02:28:09.847

5 How can I repair this small hole in my basement floor? 2017-02-13T02:12:57.637