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Tapcons <(Stack Exchange discussion) will do the trick. Just use enough of the right ones and some washers. Do not use plastic anything. Personally, they're my favorite and I dread making the holes for these, wedge anchors, when I need something to be structural. Recently I've begun using these, Wedge Bolts instead, where something better than a ...
It won't hurt anything, but won't help you if your basement has problems. For example, if your basement is damp and cold, it will remain damp and cold after installation of the brick veneer. If this is the case, then I would recommend first insulating the walls with rigid insulation boards. It'll make your basement much more comfortable, coat you probably ...
I ended up doing an 8" footing of crusher run gravel, tamping it in 3" layers and then getting a few new solid blocks to run perpendicular to the recycled blocks for stability. This ends up being a "floating" structure. Test Fit: Gravel: Stacking: Done:
I just bought this. It is cheap and aesthetic: http://www.homedepot.com/p/FreeGarden-EARTH-82-gal-Enviro-World-Compost-Bin-EWC-30/204841192
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