We bought an older home with an existing basement. We would like to take down the top of the house and rebuild on the basement. What do I need to do to make sure it's stable? The house has been there at least 30 years and has zero water issues.
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Posted by Robert J. Pierson Oct. 17, 2019 Basements improvements 2 responses
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Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018 Basements improvements 50 responses
Can you build a new home on top of existing basement?
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How well do Legalett slab on grade floor forms work?
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How do you stop moisture and mold from forming behind drywall in a new basement?
Posted by Keri Peters July 12, 2022 Basements improvements 3 responses
Can you install foam boards directly against basement walls?
Posted by Ted Gorab Oct. 3, 2019 Basements improvements 22 responses