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Reinforcing a Foundation with Structural Strapping

Jake Lewandowski explains how to repair cracked concrete-block foundation walls... More

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Mission Creep

John Carroll is on the home stretch of a 20-year odyssey to transform the... More

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Multi-Application Drain Pump

Pump away graywater from basement sinks, dishwashers, showers, and washing machines. More

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Controlling Condensation in an Insulated Basement

Retrofitting a basement with insulation can make it wetter. Here's how to avoid... More

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Pinning Column Footings to Broken Ledge

How Manny Silva replaced four structural columns supporting a three-story house... More

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Getting Basements Right

Joe Lstiburek offers a definitive resource on keeping basements warm and dry. More

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Rebuilding a Basement Bulkhead Entry

After giving a rubble stone foundation a concrete facelift and topping the... More

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A Remodeler's Guide to Basement Egress

Before converting a basement to living space, be sure you can meet the... More

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Glass-Faced Gypsum Panel

The panel is designed for use in rooms such as bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms,... More

Video: How to Finish a Basement

Here's an interesting technique for subfloor in a basement reno. More

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