Today we will be shining a technical spotlight on a handy piece of equipment used to assist in drainage. Yes, thats right folks- we are talking about the sump pump.Now you may be thinking, “sump pump – doesn’t that have to do with my sewage system?” Well in fact, no, it does not. Sump pumps […]Read More about Sump Pumps – Yay or Nay?
The steel girder supported by a standard steel post supports all the weight of the upstairs bedrooms and bathrooms as well as the roofing system and shingles. This home built in the mid 80’s has been bought and sold numerous times without anyone taking a closer look at the baling twine. The post is secured […]Read More about Baling Twine
In a basement there is a plastic or metal strip around a section of or all round the exterior walls (foundation). What is it you wonder, looking further you notice that the floor was removed and filled back in and there is a cover with a pipe. This basement has had a history of wet […]Read More about Basement Damp (What’s It?)
Washington Township, house built in the 1970’s. Walking down to the finished basement with my 6’2″ client in front of me, there appeared to be a clearance issue. First question has to be who built these stairs, what building inspector passed it when the house was built and what does the purchaser of this new […]Read More about Basement Access For Kids Only