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MLMIB 03-29-2011 08:55 PM

tar seal a foundation
 
I'll be regrading a bit of the lawn near the house and I'm hoping to re-tar a bit of it but I don't want to buy the 5 gallon bucket they have at home depot, is there anywhere I can buy a gallon or half gallon online? I really don't need THAT much.

or do they other types that home depot sells work as well? they seem to carry a brand called "henry's"

Thank you.

Ron6519 03-29-2011 09:10 PM

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Originally Posted by MLMIB (Post 619649)
I'll be regrading a bit of the lawn near the house and I'm hoping to re-tar a bit of it but I don't want to buy the 5 gallon bucket they have at home depot, is there anywhere I can buy a gallon or half gallon online? I really don't need THAT much.

or do they other types that home depot sells work as well? they seem to carry a brand called "henry's"

Thank you.

Why would you want to "re-tar" the house?
Ron

MLMIB 03-29-2011 09:14 PM

sorry, probably didn't explain enough. I'm re-grading the front lawn to get the water to run away from the house. With that said, I'm told taring the outside of the foundation helps to keep the water out so if I'm going to be pulling away the soil a bit to start anyway, and some of the foundation was exposed due to erosion, I figured I should re-tar it before I put all the soil against it while re-grading.

stadry 03-30-2011 04:18 AM

by the time you putz around online, you'd have the work done if you grab up the gal can of henry's,,, we use it :yes:

the BIG reason to redo the area is that bldrs typically use the asphalt emulsion which has no elastomeric qualities & will crack as the house moves thereby allowing wtr to infiltrate your very fine home.

sonneborn & meadows also have great materials but not in gal cans
:no:


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