gary replied to the topic Basement Foundation Vertical Cracks – Help, Feedback and Advice in the forum Concrete/Masonry 1 year, 7 months ago
I realize this is an old thread but those cracks in a poured foundation wouldn’t scare me. There are very good products to seal the crack from the inside. How do you think tunnels get repaired?
I’ve done quite a few foundation repairs. I run a grinder into the crack which gives a clean surface and will dislodge weaker material. I prefer to use a 3/16″ x 6″ masonary bit in the crack as opposed to drilling at an angle. The thinner bit can bend slightly to follow the crack. I will angle drill if the previous methods don’t seem to provide…[Read more]
old post but thought I’d add to it.
LVT has temperature limitations especially the floating style. 85* seems to be a common limit. No direct sun as it causes the material to expand and seams to open.
Also, I wouldn’t use it in a basement. The vinyl traps any moisture rising from a concrete slab. Check Allure flooring problems concerning that…[Read more]