Basement

Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Reduce Costs, Save Energy
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Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Reduce Costs, Save Energy

With a frost-protected shallow foundation (FPSF), a monolithic slab with thickened... More

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Polanik Residence

A contractor expands his skillset by vertically retexturing his own basement. More

The New American Home
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The New American Home

The luxurious four-story, 8800-square-foot house billed as the 2009 New American... More

Lower Level Living
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Lower Level Living

In the past few decades, windows, walls, ceilings, and other residential building... More

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Uncertain How to Proceed

I have recently taken charge of a multistory construction building in Pakistan, which three floors are already built, including one basement. On the first floor, it has been observed that the proper mixing of the material has not been maintained and the c More

Concrete Basements
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Concrete Basements

Basements are a valuable part of any new home, with benefits far outweighing the... More

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Tremco Barrier Solutions Tuff-N-Dri

Tuff-N-Dri basement waterproofing system consists of a seamless membrane that seals out leaks and seepage from basement walls and an insulating board on the outside that reduces condensation on the inside. More

Insulating Basements—Truths and Myths
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Insulating Basements—Truths and Myths

Today's concrete foundation contractors are well equipped to offer a variety of... More

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Barrett Enterprises Inc. Barrier

The Barrier acts as a thermal barrier, vapor barrier, moisture barrier, and radon barrier, all in one. More

Decorative Concrete Goes Downstairs
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Decorative Concrete Goes Downstairs

The basement is no longer a place to store Aunt Ida's old furniture. More

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