DIY Home Improvement Forum banner
foundation issue
1-9 of 9 Results
  1. Building & Construction
    I have a historic home in Southern California that needed the brick foundation replaced. I'll preface by saying that the foundation work has already passed city inspection. However, I'm having some major apprehension about the quality of work and am waiting on the final payment until I'm...
  2. General DIY Discussions
    Hello, I'm hoping someone can help me here. I bought a condo about 2 years ago and have multiple flooding problems. Some have been repaired but there is still one that occurs in my kitchen that seems to be stumping everyone. Last night it rained heavily and I had placed towels on the kitchen...
  3. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    I have an old house (built in 1946) near the ocean. The foundation in the back has spalled off, exposing the mudsill in some places. The worst spalling is 4" deep - you can see the mudsill and a few rotted anchor bolts. A home inspector and a handyman/contractor both looked at it and...
  4. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi all, I am looking for suggestions to attach a deck ledger board to a house with rusticated concrete block (sometimes called classic block). Is this possible to do instead of building a floating deck? I can't find any information and am in a holding pattern. Has anyone come across this...
  5. Building & Construction
    Hi, posted before but didn't know what I was doing so now I redid this. We moved into our new construction home on 11/15. It's a custom home. I was wondering if someone can take a look at our foundation pics and give their opinion/advice. The images show just 1 area of our foundation...
  6. General DIY Discussions
    Hi. We have had problems getting quotes on our pad and block foundation problem. One corner of the house has leaning support towers of blocks so the floor joists pulled away from their support beam. Previous owners added some more blocks creating a cantelievered effect about 2 feet in...and...
  7. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hi all, Just bought a 35 year old house up in New England. Had home inspection, moved in January right before a really brutal winter. Snow and ice melted and I found this crack while working under my deck. It's about 1/8" wide and I can fit a toothpick into it at its deepest point. To make...
  8. General DIY Discussions
    Hello everyone - I'm looking for creative ideas to avoid the expensive fix. Every winter I have been getting frozen pipes that affect the faucet and washer in the first floor 1/2 bath of my house. The bathroom is part of 2 year old addition completed by the previous owner. The first floor...
  9. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hey there! We are looking to purchase a house in Lubbock, TX, and we noticed some cracks on a lot of houses... Is the expansive soils an issue in Lubbock, TX? Thank you!
1-9 of 9 Results
Top