Can you put a basement on a cob house?
Yes, it is possible. It's likely that it will need to be constructed from concrete to ensure the basement is capable of supporting the heavy cob structures of the house.
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\n. \nThere are a few options of doing this. You can use a "Sani-plus" toilet which is a back outlet toilet that has an ejector pump in it. it is also equipped with 2 other waste connections on either side of the tank. This allows you to plumb in a lav. sink and a bathtub. You can also install …a lift station wich is an air tight 50 gallon container with a submersible pump inside that pumps the water and waste up to the level above. ( Full Answer )
Answer . \nWell, unless you have a basement so deep it reaches to the fires of hell, I'd say you have a heating vent leak. Your money is being wasted heating the basement. \n. \nA few dollars in locating the HVAC leak and repairing it will save thousands later. Contact an HVAC repairman (Heating…/Ventilation & Air Conditioning), ( Full Answer )
If you recently put a washer dryer in the basement of a 2 family house why won't both kitchen sinks drain?
Answer . \nthe answer is probly in the trap under the 2 sinks. if you know how a trap works the disassemble the trap under the sink. look for clogs. good luck snm
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 with soil, but the soil will always be fluffed up and lighter than the virgin soil around it. …When it rains, this soil naturally holds much more water than the rest, and a false water table is created around your home. How does this affect your basement floor? Your basement is made out of concrete, or perhaps, stone, or brick. Regardless, concrete, mortar, and brick are porous, and water vapor easily travels through as water pressure from the false water table presses on the foundation. Generally, the inside foundation surface won't look damp, because the drier air will suck the moisture out right away and turn it into humidity in the basement. If you lay wood or carpet on the basement floor or drywall on the walls, it's going to get damp. It's damp, it's warm, and it's organic (drywall has layers of thick paper on its surface. That means mold, rot, mildew, smells, and dust mite feces for your basment. Even "mold resistant" drywall has no warranty against mold. As a final strike, the air in your home moves upwards. This means that as warm air exits from the attic and upper levels, your basement air comes upstairs. If you have mold spores, odors, and dust mite feces in the basement air, you'll be breathing it in as well. And replacing the moldy, rotting floors will be VERY tough on your bank account. Find some waterproof sub floor to place on your basement floor that can serve as a vapor barrier to prevent moisture from collecting under your carpet and starting a vicious cycle. I write the content for Total Basement Finishing. We have some great info about sub floors there as well, if you're interested. Check out http://www.totalbasementfinishing.com/basement-floor.php . ( Full Answer )
Answer . Well, it could if ~ You install next to a foundation and you develop a leak in the pool. . The extra water being splashed from the pool into the ground may also be causing a problem. It may pay to put an agg drain between the pool and the cellar to handle the excess water
Answer . Because of the water line.the north is high above sea level than the south. While in a minority of cases the reason is because of the relatively high water table, in most cases it is simply a matter of cost. In the north, building codes require the foundation to be far below the frost l…ine (i.e., the depth at which the ground freezes in winter). This is typically at least 2 meters. At that depth, you might as well finish up with a basement (adding an addition meter of dig) , which also adds value to the home. In the south, without a frost line to worry about, the standard is typically less that 0.6 meter. Therefore, installing a basement would add to the cost for the builder, which most in the south consider to be unnecessary.. Thus, basements are possible in most of the South, but for cost's sake, it's not done. In the Pacific Northwest, basements are not common either, but there the reason is the presence of hard bedrock, which would literally require blasting to excavate (and raise the cost significantly). ( Full Answer )
that's what holds the corn kernels When used in relation to health and dental insurance, COB means "Coordination of Benefits" between two or more insurance policies that cover the same person. COB is set by state law and licensed insurers and HMOs must follow that law in paying benefits. a cob is a …bread roll close of business cum on body In relation to animals; COB means care of body. ( Full Answer )
It would depend on the type of floor you are installing. There haven't been enough details about the project provided to answer this question thoroughly. If you are installing engineered hardwood just lay down a 3/4" piece of plywood and a moisture barrier. If you are installing a floating floor,… use a moisture barrier and two 1/2" pieces of plywood. see related links ( Full Answer )
I believe there are several answers to this question: -There are many houses built in California with basements, just not many being built in the recent years. -California has relatively warm weather and the need to be underground to conserve energy is not a main concern to home owners. -California …property is expensive as it is, and it's usually cheaper to build up rather than down or wide. This is why a large two story house is the same as a smaller one story house. -California has earthquakes, which a small one could cause significant damage to a basement; I'm thinking cracks and waterproofing issues. -Other states may have basements to provide safety against certain natural disasters such as hurricanes or tornados, which California has none of these. -I was told by a contractor a few years ago that in the Midwest and east they have to go deeper with the foundations to hit ground hard enough to build on. since they're already going down quite a few feet they may as well make it a couple of feet more and make rooms out of it. In California you only need to go down very little to hit hard ground like bedrock to build on, so they stop there since it's cheaper. ( Full Answer )
I have seen retro-fitted houses with the venting on the roof, going into each room. It isn't very pretty, but I suppose the people are cool.
Yes. There are two ways to do it. The first is to "curb" - that is, to build out a concrete curb the same width as the depth you want to drop. Example: if you want to add 12 inches to your basement height, you then have to build a solid concrete curb that comes out from your wall 12 inches, then dr…ops 12 inches. The second way to do it is to "underpin". Google both - "curbing basement" and "underpinning basement" for an explanation of how these things are done. Either way - you will need the services of an engineer, a building permit and likely permission from your neighbours. Good luck. ( Full Answer )
It would be very complicated to install a basement under apreplaced modular home. It is possible but would be very costly.
How long after you blanch corn on the cob can you wait for it to cool before you put it in freezer bags?
Most people blanch it. Then, have ice & water in the sink and put the corn in it. This cools it off fast. You can freeze it right away. Otherwise it might take a half hour to cool. The reason for waiting isn't "for the corn to cool" (it wouldn't hurt the corn to go into the freezer while it's hot) i…t's to protect your other items in the freezer from being exposed to the heat. ( Full Answer )
A basement of a house is the room or space that is below groundlevel. A basement appliance that can heat your house is a furnace.
yes you can as long as the floor stays clean and as long as the basement remains clean
First - building codes vary according to region, state andsometimes city. However, using wood in basement finishing is not recommended. Notfor the framing, not for the subfloor or floor. Basements as any below grade structure are prone to moisture andwater accidents. Even a dry basement can develo…p leaks, and ifthere is a leaking faucet or broke pipe upstairs, the water willlikely end up in the basement. Therefore it is wise to avoid wood and anything organic in thebasement, because such materials tend to soak up water and supportmold growth. Mold thrives in humid conditions and feeds on organic matter. 100% waterproof basement wall, flooring and ceiling systems areusually the best finishing solutions because they provide moistureand thermal protection, all in one. If more traditional finishes, such as drywall and carpeting are tobe used, metal framing should be used instead of wood, a vaporbarrier should be placed against the wall along with some sort ofdrainage needs to be provided to collect the water condensingbehind the vapor barrier. Both the drywall and the insulation should to be mold resistant. The floor should be lined with a special vapor barrier or subfloortile that will allow the slab to breath and the moisture toevaporate. Wooden subfloors such as plywood are not recommended. If you would like to find out more the Building Codes can beinstantly downloaded at kapowbooks.com ( Full Answer )
first of all, the attic is closer to the sun. moreover, the atmospheric level is very low in the basement ( radiant heat barely reaches the basement) next, the higher the air gets the less oxygen there is in the air. so high air level is always warm also, the cold air is more dense and sinks, warm …air rises. last, the cold air in the basement heats up and rises as warm air in the attic cools and sinks. ( Full Answer )
Bowling lanes were first built in the ground floor of the West Wing as a birthday gift for President Truman in 1947 (in the location of the present-day Situation Room ); Truman didn't care for bowling himself, but allowed staff to start a league. These were moved to the Old Executive Office Build…ing in 1955 to make way for a mimeograph room.. In 1969, President and Mrs. Nixon, both avid bowlers, had a new one-lane alley built (paid for by friends) in an underground workspace area below the driveway leading to the North Portico. ( Full Answer )
Because heat rises to the top and cold descends. Since the attic is higher then the heat goes up there. ( ^__^ )
Either a clear finish or primer and paint should be applied to all sides to prevent uneven moisture absorption, especially in a basement setting.
The basement is the level in your house below ground level. To say it another way, you would be below the ground if you were in a basement.
Anybody can sue anybody else at any time for anything. That said, the question is whether it will be worth your while to litigate and whether you can find an attorney willing to take your case. Does the flooded basement violate a contract stipulation? If you're still in the process of closing, it wo…uld be a better idea to insist this be remedied prior to closing than to pull the trigger on a lawsuit. Difficult to answer without knowing the background, though. ( Full Answer )
The color of the basement in Jon and Kate Gosselin's new house is aslate blue color. The room is used for filming and as a playroom.
Yes. There are contractors that specialize in lifting entire houses using steel beams placed under the floor system. Assuming the terrain and drainage allows, your home can be lifted and moved off while a basement is doug and the concrete poured or block laid.
Usually not, but with the right engineering and steel studs it is possible. You would have to get an OK from you local building code department.
When you reach the Haunted house, there is a bat flying around with the key. Climb to the top of the house and you can jump to catch him. The key opens the basement door.
Some do. I've looked inside a few Tudor houses, and most do not. But if you watch Ariana Grande's cambio home tour, it looks as if she lives in a Tudor house and it has a basement. The Tudor homes I've been to were located in the USA, but original Tudor homes are popular in England, so they may have… basements there. Hope this answers your question! ( Full Answer )
Yes, it is implied (in both the original Amityville Horror and the remake) that the basement of the house is some kind of portal to Hell.
It is where you enter the house. Catch the bat with the key and thebasement door to the left of the house will be open.
Basements have always been part of a house. The same as upper floors and attics are. Some may not have either but they do not become a part of it, they are a part of it.
Because heat rises to the top and cold descends. Since the attic is higher then the heat goes up there.
Warm air is less dense and tends to rise, cool air is more dense and tends to sink. That is why a hot air balloon rises if the air inside is warmer than the outside air.
In any situation you want the switch located so you can have light before entering the space. With basements you might use what is called a 3-way switch with one at top and one at bottom of stairs. Think about how you are going to use the space. You wouldn't want to put a single switch at the top of… the stairs and then have a TV room downstairs and have to go up the stairs to turn off the lights and then go back downstairs to watch TV. The more control you have over the lighting you use, the better you can tailor lighting to the activity being performed. ( Full Answer )
It saves cooking time, and energy: Corn on the cob takes a long time to cook. It would take even longer if you boiled the water first, before adding in the corn on the cob.
You should seek shelter in the inner-most room of your house. Avoid all windows if possible and use a firm, sturdy object (mattress, table, etc) to shield your body from potential debris.
The basement is where you enter. You enter through the sliver door that is sort of built into the ground.
you have to use the credit card to open the laundry door. open the swith box. turn out rodrick's room power. he will come out and leave you can go then
If by cob, you mean the houses made of material variously called 'adobe', or 'mud brick' or 'rammed earth', then these styles of construction tend to be confined to areas where suitable materials are available, and where the climatic conditions are suited. For this technique of building, the local…ly available soils have to include fine sands or clays that readily bind well. And that the climate does not have much driving rain. Near the coast for example, the rain is often driving - driven by strong winds, and this near-horizontal rain will quickly damage a cob building. In less windy locales, it is merely necessary to have sufficiently wide eaves on houses as to protect the walls from more-vertical rain. Obviously, if the wall is surfaced with a weather-resistant plaster, then the above objection no longer applies. This now is also the case for 'straw bale' house construction. ( Full Answer )
Indianapolis houses can be found with basements or without. They have bungalows and houses with two or more levels. There is something to please everyone in this real estate market.
That would be very unusual, because normally, two houses would be owned by two different families who would not want to share a basement. But if you were designing a complex of buildings to be used by one owner, then you might want to have two buildings that are connected underground (making it poss…ible to travel from one house to the other without having to be exposed to the weather). ( Full Answer )
A conditional answer! PROBABLY Laminate is about the most forgiving and least cranky flooring around. Moisture is the issue for any flooring. A lot of the modern Laminate is approved for moist areas & BELOW GRADE uses. You don't think about it, but the pressure of the ground water pushes moisture t…hrough the concrete. If nothing is covering the concrete it usually just evaporates, If you cover it, then it gets trapped by the wood or Laminate and causes damage. Use duct tape & tape a 2'X2' piece of plastic to the floor, if you see condensation on the plastic after a couple of days you have wet basement, if not it is dry for the moment. moisture can change with the seasons.. Ask your flooring maker if it is approved for "BELOW GRADE" that means it is OK for a basement... ( Full Answer )
Well first you make a basement and then you put stairs in it where ever there is a space for example if you where trying to put stairs in your house to the basement you would have to have a huge amount of space and delete 6 squares of floor and but 2 stairs then in the basement you put the stairs wh…ere 6th squares are then you have basement stairs. ( Full Answer )
thatwould depend on the purpose of the insulation sound or thermal? Assuming thermal the available height of the ceiling would dictate what you can achieve but 50-100mm Knauf brand would be a good average. However you may want a natural insulation or sound inslulation combined. You should fits co…nsider how much space you have, what type of insulation type and function you require and work out your optimum purchase from that. Richard ( Full Answer )
I don't know but I know where the attic is it's near ninjas room go down stairs look where it is on the program
Warm air is less dense and tends to rise, cool air is more dense and tends to sink due to the process called convection.
In most homes the basement is very common and can be found underneath the main floor. The basement relative to the ground is usually found underneath ground level.
There is no way to accurately answer this because it depends on somany factors. It depends where your water systems are and if you'llneed to extend them. It depends how large and what materials youuse. It depends on where the waste pipes are and if you need toextend them and so on. You'll have to a…sk an architect who has the plans of your home. ( Full Answer )
The official definition of the word cob is "the central,cylindrical, woody part of the corn ear to which the grains, orkernels, are attached."
"Cob" is a mixture of clay and straw used as a building material. To make a cob house you first make a wooden frame for the house anderect it on the foundations. The walls are then filled with wattle(a construction of poles intertwined with twigs, reeds, orbranches) and these are then daubed by hand… with the cob to make asolid wall. ( Full Answer )
You have to cut out a section of the floor so there is room for thedrain. Something like a foot wide and 16 inches long.