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  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. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Building & Construction
    hello. I have never posted to the forum before, but I have followed various threads for a long time now. Advice from all would be appreciated, but the topic seems up Tscarboroughs alley. Background: House is located in Rockaway Beach New York. Said to have been built in 1930s The formerly...
  5. Building & Construction
    Hello I live in Manitoba , Canada and have owned my house for 11 years . House was built in 86 . This huge crack has been developing in my basement and i would like some advice before i call a local foundation company . The crack runs the length of the house and in spots are a half in wide ...
  6. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Sorry for the repost. I should have posted this under Masonry the first time. I'm building a block porch foundation in well drained soil. It will be about 4 courses. I want to add brick to the front exposed part of the foundation wall just under the slab. I have plenty of 8" block left over...
  7. General DIY Discussions
    I dug down to prep my concrete block foundation for some waterproofing/sealing, but i think it may be a little late. we have had this house for 3 years now and have been putting off sealing the exterior (above grade) as it seemed the foundation below grade had been sealed, i.e. brush marks on...
  8. Building & Construction
    Good Morning All, I have a water intrusion problem in my crawl space. I have had the house for 2 years. I believe there are 2 issues here. There is one corner of the crawl space that gets a pretty steady flow of water when it rains hard. There is a concrete wall that looks like a bad repair job...
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