Basement flood / Discussions

What is the best way to renovate a basement after a flood?

...flood basement renovation and have been doing some reading on your website only recently. I'm realizing that I may have made some mistakes and would like your a...

Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018, 10:52 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses

What type of green flooring is best for a basement floor?

...flood which raised the water table and forced water into our basement between the floor and wall. It was a finished basement with carpeting. We don't plan to pu...

Posted by Jeff Krohn Sept. 15, 2019, 5:52 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

How does a Passive House handle floods?

...basement that has poor drainage and no sump pump and find your basement ruined by a minor flood, but if you built a slab on grade house a foot above the surroun...

Posted by Wendy Tsao May 7, 2018, 12:46 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

What insulation should I put on basement block walls that is resistant to mold?

...basement Removing radon gas from basements How to insulate a crawlspace How much insulation does a basement need? Thank you so much Mike. I am in Vermon...

Posted by Ken Gee July 31, 2019, 3:25 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses

What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?

...basements walls cannot dry to the exterior, so more caution must be taken in designing and building walls below grade. Also, basements flood, that’s just a part...

Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

How do you prevent mold in a finished basement?

...basement earlier this year and when the contractors started pulling off damaged drywall we were disgusted to find that our basement wall framing was rotten in m...

Posted by Brian Cole Nov. 22, 2019, 10:22 a.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Can you help me decide between a foundation, slab on grade and crawlspace?

...basement. I live near a river, so maybe I'm wrong, but a basement seems like it's gonna be a constant worry, and my parents have expensive issues with needing r...

Posted by David Davenport Nov. 26, 2018, 12:57 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?

...basement repairs after a flood, before you start shopping for low VOC wall panels , make sure you don’t end up in the same situation again. Have you installed a...

Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Can you replace an old slab foundation with an air heated slab?

...flood prone areas of Texas after hurricane Harvey. I don't think I would have to go that high though. Anyinsight is appreciated. Thanks, Mike It’s possible ...

Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 7, 2019, 8:44 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses