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Old 05-30-2010, 10:30 AM   #1
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basement wall directly over dirt?

Our stairs going down to the basement face a small wall the width of the stairway. this wall is bowing at the bottom and leaks dirt into the house. i recently pulled some of this drywall off the wall and it seems to be a solid dirt wall directly behind here. I only pulled a small piece off but see no insulation, studs, or concrete. How do i fix this?


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Old 05-30-2010, 11:53 AM   #2
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Odd construction---post a picture or two--Someone will help--Mike--


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Old 05-31-2010, 06:50 AM   #3
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could be your home's built on piers w/dug cellar but no finishing,,, we often see crawl spaces the same way here in atl,,, the ' fix ' will be extensive but we all await your pictures.
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