Last Activity:07-05-2012 11:11 AM
Posted in thread: Basemet wall on 07-05-2012 at 10:11 AM
[QUOTE=CallMeVilla;74630]Your floor covering will not help. The problem is excess moisture
originating through the floor or the wall. Basic drywallis a bad choice in basements because of
Posted in thread: Basemet wall on 07-03-2012 at 12:45 PM
Hello,I have been working on my basement (unfinished) when I have free time. I have been
installing drywall over the last year and was preparing to paint. I noticed surface mold along
the floor line (...
Posted in thread: sump pump base, add concrete pad? on 12-07-2008 at 02:37 PM
Travelover/CraigFL you are right. I was reading the responses and got suspicious. This is a new
home. When I did the house inspection I saw dirt and debris and removed everything that was
Posted in thread: sump pump base, add concrete pad? on 12-06-2008 at 02:17 PM
My sump pump well is opened to the earth at the base. I would like to make a concrete pad (with
holes) or have the sump sit on a stone. I dont like having the sand in there. Any concerns
raised by thi...
Posted in thread: sequence of bathroom fixtures on 09-15-2008 at 08:12 AM
Thanks for the response.
Posted in thread: sequence of bathroom fixtures on 09-14-2008 at 05:47 PM
I will be servicing a basement bathroom off of a single supply line leading from a manifold
(pex plumbed)I am wondering if there is a rule of thumb.... ex: keep the toilet at the end of
the line...I w...
Posted in thread: ready to finish rough-ins in basement on 09-10-2008 at 01:26 PM
You guys ARE good! I have decided then to go with the pre-fab. I will need only corrected a
shortened drain but considering the work and potential problems I am avoiding... better bang
for the buck. T...
Posted in thread: ready to finish rough-ins in basement on 09-10-2008 at 10:36 AM
Glennjanie,That is smart idea (cut out the entire shower base to gravel); I would never have
considered that. Although you are trippling my work. What would be the possible consequences of
going this ...
Posted in thread: ready to finish rough-ins in basement on 09-08-2008 at 09:07 PM
Thanks for the replyPS ...can I pour concrete on concrete to build my slope for my shower pan?
for example from 1" to 1/2" toward the drain.
Posted in thread: ready to finish rough-ins in basement on 09-07-2008 at 12:50 PM
I am finishing up my rough-ins for the toilet and would like to confirm the final steps.1)
connecting a toilet-offset flange; do I caulk or glue?2) same with the shower drain?3) which
concrete type sh...