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    Re: Why don't we have plinths around houses

    Thanks for the reply.

    Can I have some links to "membranes, drainage boards, drain tiles, sumps, bentonite, gravel, proper grading"

    I have thought about putting French drains around the house...
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    Foundation has a wide crack

    I live in a 200 year old farm house and one of the sub-basements in the old part of the house has a major crack. It's 2" wided and about 3 foot long. And the foundation wall is a bit bowed.

    This...
  3. Gutters need replacement but have narrow fascia boards

    I live in a 200 year old farm house and it's gutters need replacement. But the regular gutter guys say that the fascia board is two narrow.

    Are there any manufacturers of old style gutters who...
  4. Can one service water heaters with sealed combustion chamber

    Can one service water heaters with a sealed combustion chamber?

    The main burner won't stay lit, so I called the gas company (I am on their "guardian plan").

    But the tech said I need to replace...
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    Why don't we have plinths around houses

    Why don't we have plinths around houses in the US

    In Indo-Pakistan subcontinent most houses have a plinth around the house to protect the foundation.

    Plinths are an exterior two foot wide brick...
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