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base·ment

(bās'ment),
1. Synonym(s): base (1)
2. A cavity or space partly or completely separated from a larger space above it.

base·ment

(bās'mĕnt)
1. Synonym(s): base (1) .
2. A cavity or space partly or completely separated from a larger space above it.
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He insulated the crawl space and used the slab for storing some of the warmed air's heat.
A residential seismic retrofit makes a house more resistant to earthquake activity such as ground shaking and soil failure by bolting the house to its foundation and adding bracing around the perimeter of the crawl space.
I contacted my electrician and he installed a direct line fan in the crawl space with a duct line pointing to a foundation vent.
During that time, The Basement Doctor's expert staff has become the industry's authority in knowing how to properly waterproof basements, encapsulate nasty crawl spaces with durable vapor barriers and stabilize bowed and cracked foundation walls.
Jail deputies followed inmate Jennifer Ann Cox, 28, into the crawl space and took her back to a cell, jail Sgt.
Warmed air from sunrooms rises into attic, pulling up cool air from crawl space
The rest of the lower-level ceiling was dropped, so they could insert a library and television room into the crawl space above.
About StayDry Waterproofing: StayDry Waterproofing is a Lansing, MI-based basement waterproofing, crawl space waterproofing and foundation repair company.
In October 2005, Lynn and Steve affirmed that the oil collecting in the crawl space of their home was coming from the property of their neighbors, Robert and Debra Mackoul, immediately to the east.
Lower solvent levels in the groundwater 10 feet below a crawl space mean less chance of the chemical making it to the surface because the pollution dissipates up through the soils, he said.
When Jason Grimsley sneaked through a Comiskey Park ceiling crawl space to pinch teammate Albert Belle's corked bat from the umpire's room and replace it with a legal bat, he gained a place in the game's folklore.