Last Activity:10-26-2009 11:40 PM
Posted in thread: cleanup wet basement on 09-10-2009 at 06:42 PM
i just used a shop vac to get down into the trap as best as I could. Most of our stuff was
right straight down there. I guess we could have had more past the trap but I got what I could
Posted in thread: cleanup wet basement on 08-14-2009 at 04:06 PM
Basically that whole center area and the 2x4's all have to go. In the fifth picture I still
have very little left on the ground. Those are not as bad as the center but still have some
rotten spots. Th...
Posted in thread: cleanup wet basement on 08-14-2009 at 07:59 AM
Well I tore most of that area out. I have some before and after pictures. The floor 2x4 were
very rotten. I also found out this has been a problem for a very long time in this house from
the neighbor ...
Posted in thread: cleanup wet basement on 08-13-2009 at 10:34 AM
Thanks for all the good info. I figured that the wood was probably bad long before this time.
Glad to know for sure though. I did plan on taking all the wood framing out in the bar plus the
Posted in thread: cleanup wet basement on 08-12-2009 at 07:28 PM
thanks Nestor_Kelebay again, I must have been writing my next post at the same time as you
were. From what he said and what I read online a crock is made of mortar and cement, something
like that. I k...
Posted in thread: cleanup wet basement on 08-12-2009 at 07:06 PM
I just have one more question. I do have one corner of drywall that did get a little wet and
has been bothering me. I took off the baseboard and saw a dark area about the size of a dime. I
thought it ...
Posted in thread: cleanup wet basement on 08-12-2009 at 09:03 AM
Thanks Nestor_Kelebay for that detailed answer, it's helpful to learn about this because I
don't know much about this area at all. We are a little more worried than we should be and the
reason is we a...
Posted in thread: cleanup wet basement on 08-11-2009 at 05:58 PM
My wife and I bought our house in april and since our floor drains backed up twice. We have a
large tree in the front and the roots are in the line. Both times the water was clear so I dont
think it w...