Can a basement floor hold a safe?

Answer On One Hand: Weight Not an IssueIf you have a basement, it seems an ideal location for your residential safe regardless of what type, size or weight you're planning to buy. Speaking of weight, res... Read More »

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Can a basement floor hold a heavy gun safe?

If your basement is built to the Uniform Building Code, it will support, at minimum, 2,000 pounds in any 2.5 foot by 2.5 foot square area (320 pounds per square foot). If your safe exceeds the load... Read More »

Will a ceramic tile floor make a basement floor cold?

According to Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants, ceramic tiles respond to temperatures, and even expand and contract as temperatures change. Since temperatures underground are cooler, tile on a bas... Read More »

Will a concrete floor make the basement floor cold?

Concrete--like natural stone and ceramic tile--will be colder than wood flooring or carpet. If no direct sunlight rays are being absorbed by the concrete floor, your basement space will be colder.R... Read More »

What do you need to put in a sub floor in a basement?

The short answer: Hydrostatic pressure. The long answer: When the foundation of your home was dug, there was a gap between the outer foundation walls and the inner walls. This space was backfilled ... Read More »