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  1. Drywall & Plaster
    Our new (to us) house has a damp foundation, it’s not an underground basement, it’s more like a first floor. We ripped out the drywall and flooring, had a perimeter drain and sump pump put in. Water is worse now, but I’m hoping the people who installed the drain and sump pump will fix it...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi Everyone! Thanks in advance for any advice that you can give. We're looking to finish our basement, and have a small issue with water leaking through the walls. . It is damp to the touch, but I wouldn't consider this a full-on leak. It's almost as if the water is just leeching through...
  3. Building & Construction
    Seems like a stupid question, but please read till then end so you get the reason for my question. I have a 1940 built home in the suburbs of Boston and am in the middle of a basement renovation. We had a storm(4" in a day) passing through today(into tomorrow) and when I went to the basement, I...
  4. 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...
  5. Building & Construction
    Hi Guys, I'm lurking on these forums from last few weeks & trying to learn a few things. Posting here for the first time for your advice. I live in Central New Jersey area in a cinder block foundation house. House is around 17 years old, I am living here from last 3 years. When I bought the...
  6. Building & Construction
    I'm about to convert my basement to a living space. 100 yr old stone house, stone foundation in basement. Moved in a few years ago and we would get some water near the walls and corners after heavy rains. Then I removed the concrete driveway that ran along the house with plans of putting in a...
  7. General DIY Discussions
    Just seeking advise on my basement wall situation... I have recently purchased a house and i want to finish part of the basement.. I've been in it for a few months now and no waterproblems thus far.. The walls are already painted (not sure if its drylock or latex paint) and i do see some...
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