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Posted in thread: Insulation/Framing Basement on 07-29-2016 at 07:55 AM
He came over and looked at the basement last night. of corse it hasn't rained like it has the
past few weeks, so it was all dry. He said they sprayed a very thick layer of water proofing
material to t...
Posted in thread: Insulation/Framing Basement on 07-25-2016 at 11:05 AM
Thanks!The house is only about 7 months old. I'll contact the builder and see what he will or
can do. I know he has suggested gutters before, however, I get water coming through on the side
of the hou...
Posted in thread: Insulation/Framing Basement on 07-22-2016 at 10:27 AM
I'm still gathering information to make sure I do this right.In my basement, when we get REALLY
heavy rains, and in the spring when all the snow melts, I get moisture on my block walls in the
Posted in thread: HVAC question for Basement Finishing on 06-06-2016 at 03:52 PM
I really appreciate all the help you've given me! I'm really new to all of this, so I don't
always follow what is said until I read it a few times. lolSO in your opinion you think I am
good leaving th...
Posted in thread: HVAC question for Basement Finishing on 06-06-2016 at 03:40 PM
Yeah, I know it stays in the upper 60s down in my basement right now. I just put a thermometer
down there that saves the lowest and highest temp so I can try and figure out the extremes over
Posted in thread: HVAC question for Basement Finishing on 06-06-2016 at 03:15 PM
I'm in the planning stages for finishing my basement. I'm thinking about HVAC. When the house
was built we had the future layout of the basement designed. New code required them to
Sheetrock the ceili...
Posted in thread: Basement insulation on 06-06-2016 at 09:19 AM
Sorry, another insulation question. So Rigid insulation was put on the outside of my basement
walls when the house was built. I can still use rigid insulation on the inside walls like I was
Posted in thread: Basement Finishing electric in walls around pipes on 06-03-2016 at 10:55 AM
I have one room in my basement that will be a home theater room. I have 2 pipes in that room
that will require me to frame around. I plan to just make pillar looking things on those 2
spots, then pill...
Posted in thread: Basement insulation on 06-02-2016 at 11:42 AM
OH, so just make a notch in the drywall the same width as a 2x4 for example, then just fasten
the studs to the 2x4, once drywall is on, it hides the hole? Sorry, VERY new to all of
this.Also, do I nee...
Posted in thread: Basement framing under soffit? on 05-27-2016 at 01:23 PM
I am looking to finish my basement. VERY early stages. The builders of my house by code needed
to sheetrock the whole ceiling, which means they also built soffits around all duct work. When
I go to fr...