[Strawbale] Re: Strawbale digest, Vol 1 #259 - 6 msgs
rened at cistron...
Thu Jul 31 13:46:04 CEST 2003
At 07:36 AM 7/31/03, you wrote:
>Does anybody know if strawbales can also be used below
They can but everybody will advise you against doing so. The major
consideration when building with strawbales is to avoid moisture damage.
Using them below ground level is asking for problems. Projects where SB
walls have been partially been submerged below ground level because of
sloping terrain have nearly always resulted in moisture problems and this
is in very dry climates with very low water tables.
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