Podcast Episode 83 — Cold Attics and Wet Basements
A listener sends in a video question about water puddled in her newly constructed basement.
In this episode, Justin, Brian, and Rob tackle listener questions on decks, basements, moisture management and more.
Plus, Rob needs to finish framing and insulating his attic project before winter hits hard.
Cameron has a problem with water entering his hose via an old deck that is cantilevered out via floor joists that extend beyond the home.
Stephanie sent us a video from her home in North Carolina. Check it out above and on the YouTube version of the podcast. In her basement she has a window and humidity question.
Austin wants to make built-in bench seat and drawers with space constraints.
Eric hates ice on the inside of his windows! He plans to re-insulate an exterior wall and replace old windows.
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- An Energy-Smart Foundation in Two Days.
- ProHOME 2016: Construction Moisture Control.
- All FHB podcast show notes: FineHomebuilding.com/podcast.
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