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09-21-13, 08:12 AM
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So I plan to replace some windows with glass...

So I plan to replace some windows with glass block windows in my basement. This will give me the opportunity to fix some of the cracks beneath my window with the sakrete.

Does anyone have...
09-20-13, 12:35 PM
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Posted By jordanj4

Pilot Dane, thanks. The cracks currently are...

Pilot Dane, thanks.

The cracks currently are nothing to worry about.
Never the less there are still vertical stress cracks going through the center of the block in some instances.

I would...
09-20-13, 07:47 AM
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Posted By jordanj4

vertical cracking in basement wall

Hello,

I have some minor vertical cracking in my basement wall.
It is a block foundation built in 1950.

I had a home inspector evaluate the cracks and he said I didn't have anythign to worry...
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Posted By jordanj4

Brown residue under one of vent runs

I have this brown residue dripping from one of the end of my vent runs. Any idea what might be causing this, and how I might fix it?
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02-20-12, 08:07 AM
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Posted By jordanj4

More Details

The house was built in 1965. I am concerned about twisting or cupping just because all of the joists appear to be doing this. The reason I was thinking about pulling them back together so I could...
02-19-12, 05:28 PM
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Posted By jordanj4

re: drooplug

actually the dip is away from the stairs.
02-19-12, 08:46 AM
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Posted By jordanj4

Floor joist twisting

Hello, I have what I believe is called floor joist twisting. The floor joists appear to be coming apart at their connecting point under the i beam.

My questions are:
1. How serious is this...
02-19-12, 08:32 AM
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Posted By jordanj4

Thanks for the replies I will research some of...

Thanks for the replies I will research some of these options. To provide more details they are all 2 x 10 floor joists. 3, 9 footers connect from the mud sill to the basement stairs. 4, 10 footers...
02-18-12, 05:09 PM
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Posted By jordanj4

Fix cut hole in 2 x 10 floor joist.

I bought a house with a slight dip in the first floor. I noticed that 5 of the floor joists have a cut hole through them. This hole I believe is against code. I'm looking for help in not only...
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