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  1. Building & Construction
    I have a 1940 built lakefront house in Central Mass with a damp basement that needs replacement of a few steel lally columns that have rusted. A friend has suggested pressure treated wood to replace the columns because of the dampness. Thoughts?
  2. Building & Construction
    I am trying to accomplish something simple but am not sure how to do it. I have two columns in my basement and I want to hang a pipe across them so I can do pull-ups. Is there some kind hardware I could use to accomplish this? I don't care so much about the aesthetics. I just want the bar...
  3. Building & Construction
    I'm putting in a couple additional lally columns in my basement. I'm going to pour 2'x2'x12" footings for them to rest on, so I cut 2'x2' openings in the slab. My intention was to square out the hole and let the surrounding soil be the form. My issue is that I'm running into a high water table...