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  1. Electrical
    Quick question (probably a dumb one) I wanted to add outlets to my unfinished basement. Block walls, open floor joist, with no plans of ever finishing them. I plan on running 12/2 (from the breaker box) through the open floor joist, over to the wall, down a vertical piece of conduit then...
  2. Plumbing
    Hello all! I am wondering if/how jacked up my basement rough in is. As you can see, they factored in the 12" from center of flange to wall for the toilet. Yet, only 16" center to center from the toilet to the vanity piping. And 18" from vanity piping to the shower/tub. Why would these be so...
  3. Building & Construction
    I recently moved into a house and began renovating the basement. During renovations, we discovered that water had been leaking through the pressure treated wood foundation into the walls. The root cause is incorrectly graded gutters and poor grading from the house. I am in the process of...
  4. Remodeling
    Here's the quick and dirty: House built in 2012 with partially finished 1800 sqft walkout basement (meaning, rough in plumbing, exterior walls drywalled & electrical outlets, basic light fixtures in unfinished ceiling) Recently had the following work done or did the following work without...
  5. Building & Construction
    I'm considering raising my basement concrete floor a foot or so, I was curious what codes or regulations there were concerning ceiling height and also if there are restrictions against pouring concrete over the bases of the studs in the ground. It is an unfinished basement but there a few framed...
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