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    Basement access filled in wrong?!

    During the crazy rains we have had here in Illinois the last month we discovered several leaks in the basement walls of our 1912 concrete foundation house. The worst leak was coming in my son's room, so much so that it continued seeping for six days after the rain had stopped. While grading...
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    New To All This!

    Hi, My wife and I bought our first home late last year--a traditional two-story built in 1912--and of course there is always much work to do! I'm here for interesting talk on DIY home issues, hoping that I'll get some help from all of you more knowledgeable than I, and optimistic that I might...