Posts Tagged ‘perimeter drain’

June 21st, 2011 - 7:43 pm § in Basements, Bathroom, Blog Posts, Concrete, Construction, Drainage

Basement excavation and drainage, Belmont

We’re going to be finishing this basement which will include creating a new bedroom, playroom and bathroom. We start by taking out the existing concrete floor in order to increase the floor to ceiling height to meet minimum code requirements. We’ll be finishing with an 84″ height. [...]

April 11th, 2011 - 1:25 pm § in Blog Posts, Carpentry, Concrete, Drainage, Masonry

Basement finishing in Cambridge

Over the next few weeks we’ll be transforming this 120 year old basement with dirt floor and tree trunks as support columns into a finished workspace for a hydroponics professional. The existing floor to ceiling height varies from between 5’8 to 6’2″. We’re going to be [...]

February 22nd, 2011 - 9:38 pm § in Blog Posts, Drainage

Foundation repair and perimeter drain in Somerville

We’re repointing areas of this 120 year old fieldstone foundation and installing a trench drain to direct future seepage to the existing sump pump.[...]

October 25th, 2010 - 10:19 pm § in Blog Posts, Drainage, Masonry

Exterior drainage, regrading, bluestone patio installation

Today Eric and Luis started working on a new project. They’ll be installing a trench drain around a residence in the cedarwood neighborhood of Waltham. Then they’ll enlarge the existing drywell in the driveway, making it 6′ wide, 5′ deep. They’ll install new bluestone s[...]

August 17th, 2010 - 12:57 pm § in Drainage

Drainage – from sump pump to drywell

We cut the hole in the foundation wall for the sump pump to drain through. We’ve dug the channel from the foundation to the drywell. We simply need to connect the PVC and the drainage system will be completed.[...]

July 19th, 2010 - 6:08 pm § in Blog Posts, Construction

Week 1 in Lexington

We completed demolition and prepped for the french drain.  We had Pro Cut come to make some doorway cuts – one from the bedroom to the living room, another to expand the existing bulkhead door into a 5′ wide opening for a new french door, and another cut to increase the opening from hal[...]