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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Tonight or during the day tomorrow for that matter.It has been cold the past few weeks in Seattle---well, cold for Seattle that is.Having spent considerable time in the Syracuse, New York area, I am qualified to discuss cold weather. Most Seattleites are not qualified.I was thinking about the co...
Just like with stairs, the building codes provide guidance on the installation of ramps. As you can imagine, because they are often used by persons in wheelchairs, the requirements can be very specific.Without going into a lot of detail, because there are lots of variations depending on where th...
Today, marks my 9th year on ActiveRain. How time flies. While I am not as active as I used to be, all those posts I did 9 years ago are still working harder for me than just about anything else I could have done nine years ago to get me where I am today.I am grateful to be a part of ActiveRain ...
The other day I posted the following picture on Facebook and it got quite a bunch of interesting comments.The circled vent caps on the building are the dryer exhaust vents of three of units in the four unit building.The question is: “How are the homeowners going to maintain/clean these dryer exh...
A recent inspection I did was of a 2002 build home.Both floors of bedrooms that were adjacent to each other---opposite sides of the house---had floors that creaked mercilessly. These very annoying noises were focused primarily toward the walls that separated the two rooms. The floor joists were ...