Category: Basement

To finish the floor above, in the Dining Room where the old pipes used to come down to the Basement, we need to create a firm foundation. To achieve this, we just attached a piece of wood that completely covered the hole.  This should be enough to build up the floor above.
After doing a little weeding out of the junk left behind by the previous owners, we decided to take some new pictures of the basement.  The above is the southeast corner. Looking toward the northeast corner, from the southeast corner. Close up of the northeast corner. Looking toward the northwest corner. Looking toward the west […]
The new drain pipe coming through the ceiling. The new drain pipe with the clean out end. The new drain pipe connected to the old drain pipe. View from the other direction.  You can better see how the new drain pipe has been installed further away from the old cellar door.  This will now allow […]
The first cut of the old drain pipe.  We left just enough old pipe before the joint to be able to tie the new drain pipe into it. The first section of pipe removed. The spot where the old drain pipe used to come through the floor. The rest of the pipe was cut into […]
In preparation for the new drain pipe, the heat duct that supplies the upstairs Bathroom had to be rerouted a bit.  The old cast iron drain pipe is at the far left.  The new PVC drain pipe is set in place (between the black cast iron pipe and the heat duct). While I was down […]
This is the east wall of the basement.  The previous owners began putting up a new cinder block wall, but only got so far. The east wall, looking from the opposite direction.  Yet another project to add to the “to do” list…
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