Water leaking into the foundation of a home may cause a lot of damage. It may also encourage mold to grow, which may cause health problems for people living in the home, and may require the services of an expensive mold contractor to eliminate. It is therefore advisable that problems with water seepage into the premise should be deal with as soon as possible. This article will describe how to fix a leaky basement wall.
A leaky foundation wall is quite a common problem for homes with basements, especially older properties. The leaks may occur for a number of reasons, and it makes sense to identify and eliminate the source of the leaks before doing any repair work inside the foundation.
If the leaks are being caused by a problem with the plumbing then that must be rectified. Call in a plumbing contractor to do this. However, in most cases, the problem will be due to inadequate drain around the home. The solution to this is to ensure that water downspouts, and the soil grade around the home, direct rainwater away from the foundation wall.
The first thing to do is to inspect the drain around your home. After it … Read More
Stupid weather website said it would rain today.
So i thought: "ok then ill sleep like a bear and wake up late tomorrow and watch dvds at home all day long"
Now i wake up, look out the window and what do i see? The best sky to make HDR pics! And NO RAIN!
And i coulda have gonne to this island to take awesome pics (which was my original plans), and didnt cos of the STUPID WEATHER SITE.
Ill try to go out and take good pics 🙂
I need to get my hair cut.
I need to go to the tattoo store and talk to the guy there about the design for the new tattoo im going to get. WOHOO!
View On Black to lay down and relax
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The Jay Bee! LOL (if you know where it is, you know what im talking about)
Almost all my photos are geotagged !!!
Standard 3 exposures HDR [-2,0,+2EV] in RAW/ISO100 at f/11 using Canon 18-55mm … Read More
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You are trying to decide if you should put your home up for short sale. You have left in a hurry, leaving no time to fix up the issues to get the home ready to be put on the market, nor do you have the time or the energy to put into a home you are being forced to sell. It could be the case you have finally been harassed and pushed over the edge by the bank and you just want out. The loan modification that once looked so hopeful isn’t sounding nearly as appealing as it did on TV and you don’t want … Read More
Once upon time, in a quiet village, stood a small bungalow, which suffered from neglect because its owners didn’t have any money to maintain it properly. A sign "for sale" had been standing in the front garden for a very long time, but nobody was interested since the bungalow was of very modern design, which was a sharp contrast to the rest of the historic village. Day after day the wood rotted away and nature slowly took over the garden, until only a complete make-over could help the bungalow to survive…
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New York City apartments are fun to remodel – but how do you get started?
The hardest choice is where to begin and then how to fit all the project components together to ensure you are completely happy with the income – within your desired time frames and within budget.
Remodeling may come easy to you and you may complete your project quickly and on budget. Or you may be like the rest of us and have a great plan, but no idea about how to begin to initiate the process – have you ever thought about hiring one of the many highly qualified general contractors in New York?
The thought of hiring someone to do something you think should be able to do yourself is sometimes a little difficult, but how can a general contractor in New York help you?
Well to begin with, the job of a general contractor is to act as a 'middle man', they find the best contractors available to do the particular job you need completed. General contractors are responsible for finding you the best most qualified contractor available that will help you to complete your dream remodeling project.
So you have decided to … Read More