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Jul
25
comment What actions can I take to reduce moisture on basement floor?
(1) Because I'm not seeing any discolouration on the walls, I'm not sure there is water against the foundation. I'm not an expert though (obviously). One solution I've heard is drilling a hole in the basement floor, and putting in a sump pit. Will this cause more problems than it solves? It sounds like my 2 initial thoughts (backfill and a dehumidifier) will be sufficient to manage this issue.
Jul
25
asked What actions can I take to reduce moisture on basement floor?
Jul
19
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Jul
19
comment How should I mount a sliding closet door track?
Thanks for the explanation. Makes sense.
Jul
19
comment How should I mount a sliding closet door track?
Thanks for the advice. I'll probably end up doing this.
Jul
19
accepted How should I mount a sliding closet door track?
Jul
19
comment How should I mount a sliding closet door track?
I read that the drywall doesn't provide a rigid enough backing to the track, so eventually it gets wobbly.
Jul
19
asked How should I mount a sliding closet door track?
Jul
5
comment How do I replace insulation in the corner?
Big gap filler it is. Thanks.
Jul
5
accepted How do I replace insulation in the corner?
Jul
5
asked How do I replace insulation in the corner?
Jul
4
revised Are there any dangers associated with rigid foam insulation?
Adding an update.
Jul
3
comment Are there any dangers associated with rigid foam insulation?
Ya, I've heard it's nasty, and code requires it be covered by a fire barrier - drywall suffices. From what I've read, foam insulation is a vapour retardant (if I'm using the right terminology), not an outright barrier. I'm getting conflicting reports about foam & VB, so I'm going to ping a local contractor. Nonetheless, thanks for your reply DA01 - not the first I've valued today.
Jul
3
revised Are there any dangers associated with rigid foam insulation?
"well" -> "will"
Jul
3
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Jul
3
asked Are there any dangers associated with rigid foam insulation?
Jul
3
revised Should I install a vapour barrier if I'm using rigid foam insulation?
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Jul
3
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Jul
3
accepted Can I put rigid foam on studs to prevent thermal bridging?
Jul
3
accepted Are there any special steps when installing drywall over vapour barrier?