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Bob Schmidt shows you how to layout basement walls to have them straight, square and plumb.
Learn how to Plan a Retaining Wall Project
Bob Schmidt shows you how to lay out your basement walls to be straight square and plumb
Learn how to Build a Patterned Retaining Wall
Insulate and dress up bare foundation walls using coated rigid insulation. Use termite resistant insulation for termite infested regions.
Remove unwanted hollow wall anchors without wrecking your wall . Punching them through does minimal damage and simplifies wall patching.
Cracks in basement walls are common, but they can also be a sign of a weaken wall . We'll tell you how to handle this potentially dangerous wall before it leads to structural problems with your house. It's a problem that must get fixed before you finish your basement.
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.
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