Foundations & Basements Archive

How to Paint Your Home Concrete Foundation

A discolored, old, gray and boring concrete foundation can affect the overall look of your home, decreasing its curb of appeal. A smart and easy solution is to paint your concrete foundation. Cleaning and painting of your foundation will increase definitely the look of your home. It is an extremely easy operation, not too much [&hellip

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How to Repair a Sinking House Foundation

Foundation is one of the most important components of a house. Foundation is an extremely important element of the house structure. Any factor that affects the structural integrity and stability of the foundation, affects, in fact, the structural integrity of the house. Sinking is such an unfortunate element that can affect the structural integrity of [&hellip

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Expand Your Living Space – Dig Out a Basement in an Existing House

It wouldn’t be great to increase your living space without being forced to build a new addition. It would be very easy to do it, but only under one condition. If your home is built into a hill and has a basement from two parts, one with a standing floor and a comfortable height and [&hellip

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What are Your Options for the Best Basement Renovation

For many households, basements remain a great alternative to increase the living space. Basements have a huge potential, and you can build a great addition to your home. It is an economical way to add a new bedroom, a recreation room or an office to your home. The possibilities are endless. You need only a [&hellip

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How to Pour Concrete Slab inside a Stem Wall

Stem walls are part of the building supporting structures and they are situated in the joint between the foundation of the house and the house walls. They are made from rows of concrete blocks (sometimes from bricks) and are reinforced with steel components and works together with the foundational slab. A built wooden wall will [&hellip

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