- Foundations and Basements
- New foundations and slab-on-grade
- Slab on Grade
- Slab on grade
- Water protection
How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?
Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 34 Responses
What is the best way to install basement insulation with existing framing?
Posted by Nick Trotta Sept. 20, 2021, 8:29 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 7 Responses
Could we use a raft slab with ICF walls on a sloped site?
Posted by Paul Fischer Sept. 15, 2020, 2:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses
How do you prevent mold under flooring of a house on concrete slab?
Posted by Linds Cullen Dec. 31, 2020, 4:11 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
Can you install a slab on grade foundation in the Fall and leave it over winter?
Posted by Matthew Gioia Sept. 21, 2020, 9:15 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses
Is there anything I can do about a vapor barrier on the wrong side of a basement wall?
Posted by Iain B Feb. 8, 2021, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 7 Responses
How well do Legalett slab on grade floor forms work?
Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
What is the best way to install 5" of XPS rigid foam on interior basement walls?
Posted by Sean MacDonald June 14, 2021, 10:42 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 8 Responses
What is the best way to Insulate a basement and floor joists that are embedded into the concrete?
Posted by David Pereira April 28, 2020, 10:34 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?
Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
Is it not structurally dangerous to smash a concrete floor for a drain?
Posted by t b March 2, 2021, 3:18 p.m. Waterproofing and drainage 2 Responses
What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?
Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
Should I install a poly moisture barrier before the rigid foam board against a basement wall?
Posted by DONandCATHY Crenna Dec. 14, 2020, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
How do you stop wind from blowing under a house on piers?
Posted by Robert Boyle Oct. 17, 2021, 12:11 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses
Why does interior insulation cause a freeze/thaw cycle- cinder block foundation?
Posted by P Mci July 5, 2021, 11:17 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses
Can basement walls to dry to the inside with foam board?
Posted by Tim Hanrahan Aug. 20, 2020, 12:34 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses
Where is the correct vapor barrier location in Chicago?
Posted by Joel Peerson Jan. 31, 2021, 7:31 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses
How do you prevent walls from rotting in humid climates?
Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018, 4:34 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses