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Last Activity:03-24-2011 5:02 PM
Posted in thread: Water in crawl space of small home on 03-24-2011 at 07:30 PM
in other words, loose fill soil won't resist **** - when you figure out how to compact the
crawl space fill, perhaps you'll be kind enough to share it w/the rest of us :welcomeYour
right, compacting i...
Posted in thread: Water in crawl space of small home on 03-24-2011 at 05:31 PM
Water will pour into the lowest section it can find. It will entirely prevent the water from
settling there. If the dirt in the crawl space is higher than the outside soil level you will
not take on A...
Posted in thread: Water in crawl space of small home on 03-24-2011 at 04:02 PM
Probably best to fill the crawl space with dirt to above ground level and also install drainage
as far away as possible to stop water from standing outside the foundation wall. There are good
Posted in thread: Foundation whithout footing on 03-24-2011 at 11:02 AM
very unusual to not have a footing. it is more likely that your basement was dug lower and you
are looking under what is a knee wall.
Posted in thread: Home depot stud on 03-24-2011 at 11:00 AM
home depot.......always trying to save a buck.
Posted in thread: furring out basement, help? on 03-23-2011 at 02:29 PM
furring strips are far from ideal. def. metal studs are best.
Posted in thread: Soundproofing condo floors on 03-23-2011 at 02:22 PM
soundproofing requires decoupling the structures and mass, lots of mass. cheapest, and best,
bet is to take them carpet/rug shopping.
Posted in thread: Pergo question on 03-23-2011 at 02:19 PM
I wouldn't dare put laminate in a kitchen. Too much risk of water damage.+1 also on Allour
Posted in thread: Sinking Foundation on 03-23-2011 at 01:36 PM
Is there a foundation wall or slab?
Posted in thread: Subfloor not flush with rim joist on 03-23-2011 at 01:34 PM
mine was actually more far short than this. like about 2" and we still made it work. just get