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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi all, We live in southern Maine and have a 24’x30’ 2 story 2 car gambrel style detached garage 10’ away from our house. Garage was built around 98-99 timeframe. As far as we can tell and from the permit pulled on it, it’s on a 6”reinforced slab. There’s roughly 400 sq feet of open space on...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi all, Hoping someone can help me understand how our house was built and what we can do to mitigate water. House was built in the 80s, upstate NY. Clearly it's a floating slab: avg .5" gap around entire perimeter with old, rotted felt slab is about 6" deep sitting on top of plastic which...
  3. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I have a two-story colonial with a full-basement in upstate NY. The basement has cinderblock walls and the basement floor is a poured concrete slab. The basement walls also have some sort of stucco/cement parging applied. I have a 1/2" to 1" gap between the basement walls and the basement...
  4. Building & Construction
    I may need to solve a radon problem in my floating slab basement. Home is 34 yo, floating slab was in the design. Help ??:(
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