“Basement dwellers” implies parents with multi level houses. I feel like the kid living with their parents for a long time will become more of a thing but they’ll be lucky to have the privacy and space of a whole basement.

And so I say, basement dwellers? In this economy?

  • Solinus 🌿
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    212 months ago

    where i live (texas), most houses I know don’t have basements, so at least a part of texas is basement dweller free

    • Neato
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      92 months ago

      I wonder why not. Most places I’ve lived that didn’t couldn’t due to the water table or ground stability. I wonder if it’s just cheaper with how shitty houses are being built now.

      • @[email protected]
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        82 months ago

        In the DFW area, the ground is largely unstable. Foundation issues are very common here because of how much shifting goes on. Much of the soil around where I live is a red clay that just disappears the moment it gets too wet.

        • @[email protected]
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          182 months ago

          Yes, and you have to dig deep in some places to get below the frost with your foundation. In those places a basement makes sense because you’re digging that far either way. Texas frosts don’t get very deep, so you’re able to have a shallower foundation making a basement just an extra cost.