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Basement Addition Harper & Company Homes

Basement Addition Harper & Company Homes

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We completed this basement addition by excvating the crawl space beneath the existing home and adding a new foundation. The addition added over 1300 square feet to the house and provided the...

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A Damp Basement has a Dehumidifier Running Overtime

A Damp Basement has a Dehumidifier Running Overtime

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A homeowner in Atlanta has taken all of the usual precautions to keep moisture out of the basement. But he's still running a dehumidifier around the clock. Is there something else he can try?

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Bill Rose on crawlspaces: A bad idea, should be illegal

Bill Rose on crawlspaces: A bad idea, should be illegal

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In seeking subjects for "Inspector" games, I stumbled across a potential gold mine: The U.S. Department of Energy's Building America teams. These folks are constantly working to improve the houses...

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Whats the Best Vapor Barrier for a Concrete Slab?

What's the Best Vapor Barrier for a Concrete Slab?

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A homeowner with chemical sensitivities who lives near a Superfund site seeks the most effective way of keeping potential toxins out of her basement

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After Shock: A Moldy Crawlspace Nightmare Part 2

After Shock: A Moldy Crawlspace Nightmare Part 2

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After the initial shock of finding so much deterioration of the wood in this crawlspace, its time to plan repairs.

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Keauhou mauka replacement deck

Keauhou mauka replacement deck

The finished replacement utility area/garden deck.  Note new, ABS plastic drain vent on wall behind reinstalled utility sink.  New, capped hollow tile wall protects deck and serves as low...

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Kitchen

Kitchen

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A well appointed kitchen without the large expense.

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