Build the best paver foundation by digging deep for a stable base.
Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com shows examples of home water damage caused by the lack of use of rain gutters. He also shows an example of how rain gutters help prevent water from entering a home's basement in this video.
Learn how to build a two sided patio wall on soil
This Quick Tip from ServiceMagic shows a cheap and easy way to keep water away from your home's foundation .
Insulate and dress up bare foundation walls using coated rigid insulation. Use termite resistant insulation for termite infested regions.
How do you keep water out of the basement? First, try easy fixes likes gutters and landscaping. The next step is interior drain tile and a sump pump.
We show two good ways to insulate and finish a basement or concrete wall. A 2x2 wall saves space and a 2x4 wall is easier to assemble and insulate. Both will create that snug extra room you need.
Seal cracks in concrete with durable urethane caulk. It'll keep water out and protect your foundation and walks from further cracking and eroding. You can do it in less than a half hour.
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