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  Topic: Stone Outbuilding Foundation -- Would like to use it
steves

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PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:01 am   Subject: Stone Outbuilding Foundation -- Would like to use it
I am purchasing a new home that has an historic foundation (used to be a barn) that I'd like to reuse in constructing a shop/garage. The borough is VERY easy to get along with in that so long as the b ...
  Topic: Basement Walls Rehab
steves

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PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2005 5:58 am   Subject: Anyone?
Surely, SOMEONE has some words of wisdom!?
Thanks.
  Topic: Basement Walls Rehab
steves

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PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2005 6:56 am   Subject: Basement Walls Rehab
I am sure this was beaten to death at one time or another, but I can not find much valuable information elsewhere.

I have a 1900 built home (double-wythe brick) with a moisture problem in the basem ...
  Topic: Insulating 1900 Brick Double-wythe Walls
steves

Replies: 9
Views: 16693

PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Sun May 22, 2005 7:49 am   Subject: Insulating 1900 Brick Double-wythe Walls
John,

Thanks so much for the reply...

Do you think there is much merit/benefit in putting a vapor barrier down over the existing first floor material before I install the new wide-plank flooring ...
  Topic: Insulating 1900 Brick Double-wythe Walls
steves

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PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Sat May 21, 2005 6:45 am   Subject: Anyone?
Anyone with a comment about this plan?
  Topic: Insulating 1900 Brick Double-wythe Walls
steves

Replies: 9
Views: 16693

PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Wed May 18, 2005 6:28 am   Subject: Insulating 1900 Brick Double-wythe Walls
I am tearing out badly deteriorated plaster in a 1900 brick house. The place was let go for YEARS before I recently purchased it. (at a great price)

The issues are:

VERY damp basement. After two ...
 
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