Is montmorillonite good for building a house with a basement?

Answer On One Hand: Not Good For Building a House With a BasementMontmorillonite is a clay formed from volcanic ash. When mixed with water, it expands to multiple times it's original volume. When it dries... Read More »

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Besides using a dehumidifier, how can I get rid of the musty basement smell in my house/basement?

1) check for dampness. soaked walls/flooring maybe collecting molds thus the smell;2) if there is dampness, find a waterproofing paint to seal them. the kind that sticks even when wet. remember to ... Read More »

My new neighbour is building something under his house.. it is illegal building work - what to do?

You're an architect.You see a hazard that others may be unable to recognize.Report it. - Ethically, You have no choice.

What's the best way to go about building a holding cell in my basement?

Lets see Yesterday there was blood under your nails, today you are building a secret room interesting.....Hey you know that makes me think, has anyone heard from Chuck Norris' wife lately?

Do i need a building permit to finish a basement?

On One Hand: Any New Construction Requires a PermitIn most places in the country all residential construction projects require a permit. Construction is not limited to building new structures; it a... Read More »