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Cricket anyone? - 01/30/08 04:22 PM
Have you ever looked at something and before you could stop yourself, shouted out "Oh smailto:s#@*!"I just left a crawlspace where I encountered this:Image Insert:82.8 KBImage Insert:66.31 KBImage Insert:74.99 KBImage Insert:64.87 KBEach picture is of a different joist. Each and every joist was covered with these guys. I was afraid to pull down any insulation, I thought they would eat me! I would have taken more pictures, but my digital camera was almost out of film.Came across some of this too:Image Insert:57.2 KBImage Insert:66.86 KBEven found a few of these:Image Insert:81.74 KBBut this was the scariest!!!!Image Insert:58.18 KB (14 comments)
Leaking shower stall... or shall I say shower sink? - 01/29/08 07:15 PM
In addition to doing full Home Inspections and Certified EIFS inspections, I also find myself doing quite a bit of trouble shooting for folks that are having problems in their homes and can't seem to pinpoint the cause. Today's mission was an intrusive inspection of a leaking shower base. The unit is located on the 16th floor of a high rise building on the upper Eastside of Manhattan. Image Insert:43.85 KBAs you can see, there are no curb walls and there is minimal pitch.Let's look a bit deeper.Image Insert:64.4 KBSo here we have the heart of the problem.Image Insert:67.64 KBImage Insert:83.58 KBImage Insert:40.96 KBIt's hard to tell from (10 comments)
Condensation on Windows - 01/19/08 07:51 PM
I got a call from a landlord that is having a mold problem in one of her rentals. The problem has her in L&T court. After cleaning the mold, it reoccurs. She has informed me that the windows are sweating quite a bit, which by the way, are the problem areas. I asked her if she home had single pane or insulated glass windows, she was unable to answer the question. At this point, I have no clue about the construction of the building or what I will be facing until I look at it tomorrow. I have been considering different possibilities, they include: (15 comments)
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