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  1. Carpentry
    Hi everyone, we had a interior drain tile system installed in our finished basement and the company needed access to the very last block foundation blocks however they were covered by framing that was added when the basement was finished by previous owners (about 2 yrs ago). Therefore, they had...
  2. Remodeling
    I have a lovely 1950s basement with those awesome 9x9 asbestos tiles. If I want to put in a wall, can my sole plate live atop those or does it need to be secured directly onto the underlying concrete?
  3. Building & Construction
    I had a perimeter drain installed in a basement room that had leaks in major rain storms. Room is gutted down to poured walls, floors and exposed joists. Rooms seems to stay dry now; ready to build walls. Problem: How can I attach sole plate to the concrete floor without introducing leaks? I...
  4. HVAC
    I am in the planning stage of putting in a Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) in a two-story colonial with basement. I have central air located in the basement with a full set of supply and return ducts in every room (except none in the unfinished basement, and no return ducts in the two bathrooms...
  5. Carpentry
    I am doing a remodeling project on a small bathroom. When I removed the old tile and cement board on the floor I noticed part of the subfloor had water damage. I removed the drywall to investigate further and can now see that a section of the sole plate is rotted. This has happened in the area...
  6. Building & Construction
    I am doing a remodeling project on a small bathroom. When I removed the old tile and cement board on the floor I noticed part of the subfloor had water damage. I removed the drywall to investigate further and can now see that a section of the sole plate is rotted. This has happened in the...
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