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Keep Your Basement Dry With a Curtain Drain Keep Your Basement Dry With a Curtain Drain

If your house is under assult from groundwater, make perforated pipe your first line of defense

Sealing a Crawlspace
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Sealing a CrawlspaceOnline Membership Required

Close the vents and let a heavy-duty vapor barrier keep moisture, mold and radon out of the living space

The dirt sled
Tip: The dirt sled

Preventing pier-form uplift
Tip: Preventing pier-form uplift

Retrofitting a FoundationOnline Membership Required

Digging and pouring a foundation with the house suspended in the air require patience, great subs and a little sleight of hand

Fixes for Damp, Moldy Houses
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Fixes for Damp, Moldy HousesOnline Membership Required

Drying the foundation and sealing air leaks make houses durable and healthy

When Block Foundations Go BadOnline Membership Required

Steel bracing and improved drainage give new life to cracked and wet walls

Fixing a House With a Bad FoundationOnline Membership Required

Helical piers go in like giant drywall screws to support a sinking house and a new addition

Q & A: Sealing exterior concrete slabs

Q & A: Underpinning a foundation

Q & A: Wet-wall woes

Q & A: Battling a bulge in a foundation wall

Q & A: Rectifying a rotted girder

Q & A: Replacing a sill on grade

Dowsing for water lines
Tip: Dowsing for water lines

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