Slideshow: Finish the Exterior

Exterior Treatment

To finish the exterior of the new foundation, the crew applied waterproofing to the block, after first masking off the part of the block wall that would extend above grade. Read original article.

Tape Line

Removing the masking tape left a clean straight line on the block.

Enhanced Drainage

The crew next secured drainage mat to the block foundation with concrete fasteners.

Gravel Fill

The crew backfilled with pea gravel outside the mat to provide additional drainage.

All Buttoned Up

Once the topsoil was in place, the only remaining task was repairing the beam holes in the siding.

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