Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-28-2013, 11:57 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1
Share |
Default

Basement Walls


Hi,

We've recently purchased a home built in 1910. There was a broken pipe that flooded the basement for 1 day (water was almost 1ft high).

This is how the basement walls are now. I'm not sure if this was caused by the water or not. We're thinking about finishing the basement, but would like to start with the walls first.

By looking at the pictures:
- Do you think this is normal?
- Anything to be worried about?
- How to treat/insulate walls?
- Paint?

Edit: These "deformations" are only seen at the bottom 1/2 of walls. The top seems to be intact, not signs of deterioration.
Thank you.
Attached Thumbnails
Basement Walls-001.jpg   Basement Walls-002.jpg   Basement Walls-003.jpg   Basement Walls-005.jpg  

AlineR is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Painting tricky Basement walls. What paint should I use? tw1208 Painting 1 10-12-2012 08:07 PM
Insulate unfinished basement walls? DennyF Insulation 3 02-28-2012 12:36 PM
What to do with basement walls. RR. Remodeling 3 02-20-2012 06:49 PM
framing basement walls with furred ceiling BlueBSH Building & Construction 10 08-05-2011 12:44 PM
Basement Walls Plaster what to do? The Vintage Sou Building & Construction 5 11-19-2009 03:42 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.