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Basement issues, plus adding egress window


skinsalive
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I noticed a drop in corner of my finished basement. I ripped out my finished rec-room wall and had some major settling cracks in the wall. Had various quotes and decided on one company that had good reviews plus I wanted to add an egress window. They installed outside pilings or piers, and beams inside. Then I did my thing, 2 inch owens foam board. Then, stud out the wall. Use insul-foam platinum as a vapor barrier and drywall. finished it all up and painted. Can't even tell it was ripped out. The outside work and window was 3 days and my finishing work inside added up to be about 3 weeks working after work. The added light and ventilation is just great. Now per code, I could add a bedroom downstairs because of the egress window and consider the basement as square footage!

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  • Amazing work on this big project. What a great transformation, the room looks awesome!
    By RYOBI Nation, on July 29, 2019

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Basement issues, plus adding egress window

by skinsalive
Jul 23, 2019
Medium d954568c 5679 4198 b912 23c626db7475

I noticed a drop in corner of my finished basement. I ripped out my finished rec-room wall and had some major settling cracks in the wall. Had various quotes and decided on one company that had good reviews plus I wanted to add an egress window. They installed outside pilings or piers, and beams inside. Then I did my thing, 2 inch owens foam board. Then, stud out the wall. Use insul-foam platinum as a vapor barrier and drywall. finished it all up and painted. Can't even tell it was ripped out. The outside work and window was 3 days and my finishing work inside added up to be about 3 weeks working after work. The added light and ventilation is just great. Now per code, I could add a bedroom downstairs because of the egress window and consider the basement as square footage!