Photo from basement dig out post
I am in the process of getting the basement watertight. One way I am doing this is by removing half of drywall in the inside and repair the brick and paint it dry-lock. The other part is to get the soil in front of my basement windows removed and make it the same level as my basement entry way and build a retaining wall; however, I know there is water line that will be there probably 6″ or so from the basement floor. With soil gone, what do people do to winterize the newly exposed outside portion of the main water line?”
I’d also be curious to know what other steps people take to keep their basements dry. I don’t know about a water line but I’ve been running a dehumidifier 24 hours a day. I wish there was a less expensive solution. What do you guys do?
“Jerónimos Monastery” Thanks to Reana for sending these great shots from Lisbon.
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Thanks to Michele Banks for sending this great shot from Kalorama. Friends of the White Whale Society is brought to you by the team behind Last Christmas Tree in Town….
This rental is located at 821 Randolph Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says: “$3,300 / 3br – 1600ft2 – Live Large in Petworth 1 Blk from Metro (Petworth)