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The primary cause of water in the basement is poor grading outside the house where the slope of the yard grade is toward the house. Detached or failed gutters and down spouts that do not

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 3 About Your House Avoiding Basement Flooding Sewer backup Extra storm-related water (from sources other than wastewater and

Renovating Your Basement Building America Report – 0308 2003 (revised 2007) Building Science Corporation Abstract: Heat loss through uninsulated basement walls can account for up to one-third of the heat loss from an

Interior basement insulation Starting the job will be easier if the basement is completely unfinished, but chances are, parts of the house (slightly depressurizing the basement) and exhausting warm air through the upper levels wherever there is an opening in the

A Chicago fall and spring were fine, but winter?

Building a house with a basement is more economic Basements cost only 200 euros per square meter. If skillfully designed, the added floor space of approxi-mately one third can even help in financing your home, because: if part of the added floor space is considered

CHAPTER 5 HOMEOWNER’S GUIDE TO RETROFITTING 87 Elevating Your House Introduction One of the most common retrofitting methods is elevating a house to a

Commercial Basement Products A number of products are available to help keep your basement dry. † Waterproof coatings on the inside of the walls, especially block walls,

Basement stairs Existing foundation wall Block wall supporting bulkhead door Corners reinforced with Entry rebar and filled cores, typ. slab would provide a step into the house. Brick would also be used to frame the base-ment window openings.

A Basement Greenhouse Starting lots of plants from seed doesn’t require sunny windows or a fancy greenhouse By Kirk Jones After poring over catalogs all through January I usually find I want a greenhouse by February so I can

Basement Insulation Systems Building America Report – 0202 2002 by Building Science Corporation Abstract: Heat loss from basements accounts for a significant portion of the energy loss

BASEMENT WALL COATINGS If you’re struggling with a damp basement, you may be tempted to “solve” the problem by caulking any joints between the driveway and the house, and correcting any sagging, loose, or leaking gutters.

Building a house with a basement is more economic Basements cost only 200 euros per square meter. If skillfully designed, disadvantages if you build a house without a basement, e. g.: House connections and the maintenance of fittings

CHAPTER 5 HOMEOWNER’S GUIDE TO RETROFITTING 91 ELEVATING YOUR HOUSE House Size, Design, and Shape In general, the larger the house and the more complex its design and

Regardless of what type of foundation we use or whether we build above, at or below grade, foundation and out of the house. Install a granular drainage pad under the basement? Most codes willingly

We have perfect corners, the whole idea of building ICF basements is to build a foundation that’s a perfect 90 degrees or as close to it as possible. “An average basement of about 1800 square feet, 8’ tall with 10 corners takes a crew of 3 men 1 full

A Chicago fall and spring were fine, but winter?

Jefferson City police detectives are investigating what fire officials described as a “suspicious” house fire, that occurred Thursday afternoon.

JESSUP — State and local officials are taking another look at what causes Sterry Creek, a mostly quiet stream, to rage every few years and wreak havoc on homes in one Jessup neighborhood. State Department of Transportation engineer Kevin Atkins said the o

Chris Polisoto, left, gets some washing machine loading tips from Penny Forbes, a medicaid service coordinator, at his Hamburg home in December. Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News

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