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Old 01-25-2012, 09:51 AM   #1
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Covering a large hole in concrete block


I am a new homeowner. In the basement there is a crawlspace going through my basement wall about 4' off the ground and about a 4'x3' area. I was wondering how to close this off or minimize it to keep my cats out of the crawlspace?

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I am a new homeowner. In the basement there is a crawlspace going through my basement wall about 4' off the ground and about a 4'x3' area. I was wondering how to close this off or minimize it to keep my cats out of the crawlspace?
half of a plywood sheet + hinges + latch = door

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half of a plywood sheet + hinges + latch = door
What do I attach it to the concrete block with? Afraid of block breaking if I try to drill thru
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If it's just to keep your cats out and not damage your blocks, I would use some heavy plastic and some good duct tape.
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What do I attach it to the concrete block with?
Tapcons...

Afraid of block breaking if I try to drill thru
Be not afraid. Ask Yoda:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIr1f...eature=related
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Not much to add to TarheelTerp's suggestion. When you buy the Tapcons, get the kit that includes the drill bit. Easy.

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