Return to the Basements Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
basement problems

Posted by dd52 (My Page) on
Sun, Dec 3, 06 at 23:30

recently bought an old house 1760
has a small basement. looks like a lot of moisture. wires are rusty. we have decided to gut one part of the house which has a crawl space and dirt floor.
we are thinking of having cement poured. there is a dirt odor, will this take care of the problem?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: basement problems

I have had a similar problem. It seems that old dirt can have a strong smell. Concrete will help but there may be mold inside the walls that will still have a smell.
You really need to find where the moisture is coming from and stop the source.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Basements Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here