How to Repair a Water Damaged Basement

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Today’s Homeowner Radio

Tools and toolbox lying on the flood-damaged floor

Listener Questions

Danny Lipford and Joe Truini
Repairing a Basement Impacted by a Flood

After a serious flooding event, Judy’s walls started to bow. She needs to know how she can begin repairing the walls and cracks that have been forming.

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Repairing Surface Cracks on a Damaged Front Porch

Chuck wants to screen in his front porch but before he does that he needs to address a few repairs. Chuck needs to know how to fix damaged concrete sections that are cracking along the edges of his porch.


Simple Solutions

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Best New Products

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Products Mentioned

Daich Coatings

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Titebond

Varathane

Quikrete

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