How To Prepare For Moisture Prevention Before Sealing Your Concrete Basement Floor

Posted on: 30 May 2017
A damp concrete floor can provide a perfect environment for mold and mildew, along with the possible allergic reactions and foul odors that accompany them. The first actions you need to take is to eliminate, or at least reduce, possible sources of moisture. You can then apply sealant to the floor to both keep moisture away from staining the unfinished concrete and also to keep moisture from leeching from the floor itself.
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Remodeling A House As A Beginner

Posted on: 30 May 2017
Are you planning to perform a large remodeling project on a house that you purchased? If this will be your first time remodeling a house, don't begin on the project without having a good idea about what you want done. The most important aspect of the project is to make sure that you can fit all of your plans within a budget that you can afford. Running out of funds for the things that you want done can lead to the house being a disaster until you are able to complete everything.
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Flagstones And Pathways: Effects On Accessibility, Drainage, And Maintenance

Posted on: 21 May 2017
If you are trying to decide whether to add concrete paths or flagstones to your garden in an effort to avoid stepping in mud, you do have to take into account how each would affect the particular part of the garden they are in. Adding these is not just a matter of planning where they go and then installing them. You have to consider if they'll help or hurt drainage, make areas inaccessible to those with mobility issues, or cause you to have issues with maintenance.
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Renovations And Dealing With Structural Issues With Homes That Have Settling Foundations

Posted on: 17 May 2017
Some homes are worth saving, and when you begin renovations, structural problems often arise. Sometimes, the structure of an older home may have been built before modern building standards. The poor foundations, eroding soils, and age lead to settling homes that are challenging to renovate. Here are some ideas that will help you correct the settling and complete your renovations to make an old home livable again: 1. Old Pier Foundations, Jacking and Creating Crawl Spaces with Modern Footings
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