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 08-09-2011, 09:35 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: NC
Posts: 87
Share |
Default

How to Fill BIG Hole Against Basement?


I have about a 10' x 10' x 8' deep hole right against my basement. There is a doorway to the basement. The sides of the basement and the sides of the hole are cinder block.

I am planning to block up the doorway and fill in the hole. Are there any steps I need to take to waterproof that area? What meaterial should I use to fill the hole? Do I need to put in drains or anything?

Fisher252 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2011, 12:45 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: NC
Posts: 87
Default

How to Fill BIG Hole Against Basement?


anyone?

Fisher252 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2011, 12:59 PM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 19
Default

How to Fill BIG Hole Against Basement?


Take the door out, fill the door hole with cinder block or poured concrete. Then install something like the Delta Foundation Membrane over the cement and then backfill
CountryCare is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2011, 03:15 PM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: NC
Posts: 87
Default

How to Fill BIG Hole Against Basement?


What should I fill the hole with? Dirt? Sand? Gravel? Concrete?
Fisher252 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2011, 06:13 AM   #5
Master General ReEngineer
 
Bondo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Chaumont River, Ny.
Posts: 3,673
Default

How to Fill BIG Hole Against Basement?


Quote:
Originally Posted by Fisher252 View Post
What should I fill the hole with? Dirt? Sand? Gravel? Concrete?
Ayuh,... Any of the above, but concrete would be expensive, 'n severe overkill...
Bondo 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
Filling a large hole in basement! rotteneggz Building & Construction 4 10-01-2010 06:11 PM
Insulating basement ceiling - your recommendations? jtmann HVAC 8 11-24-2009 04:44 PM
Hole in middle of basement with fluid?? MikeyC Plumbing 17 08-12-2009 10:43 PM
taking out wood stove how to fill hole. bowanna03 General DIY Discussions 6 06-16-2009 09:46 PM
A hole in the basement wall handifoot Building & Construction 10 01-08-2009 09:14 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

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