It’s True: You Really Can have Floating Walls And Here’s How…

floating wall to work around expansive soil

When you first heard of a floating wall, you went “whaaat”, right?  That’s how I felt, and I couldn’t comprehend what a floating basement or a floating wall really meant, let alone why someone would need one. Floating wall is, as the name suggests, floating, but not wobbly. Its frame is essentially nailed to the … Read moreIt’s True: You Really Can have Floating Walls And Here’s How…

Fire blocking (and Firestop) Your Basement– Avoid Making These Mistakes

fireblocking stopping flames from spreading

Any new home constructed must adhere to the draft stopping and fire blocking codes.  What if you are doing a simple basement renovation? I know it’s confusing. So, we will look at everything to make you renovation fireproof. Gaps, holes, and cracks allow air flow and oxygen is the most needed element for the fire … Read moreFire blocking (and Firestop) Your Basement– Avoid Making These Mistakes

Framing Basement Walls Against Concrete and How to Steer Clear of Moisture Issues

Power drilling for basement framing against concrete corner wall

Framing Basement Walls Against Concrete – Methods, Step by Step Guide, Tips and Tricks The idea of framing basement walls against concrete only occurs if heyou belong to one of these. Which gang do you belong to? Concrete Wall is an eyesore … …Or Concrete walls make a statement”. Well, if you belong to the … Read moreFraming Basement Walls Against Concrete and How to Steer Clear of Moisture Issues