I Didn't Know The Pipes Were Buried In The Concrete

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I Didn't Know The Pipes Were Buried

In The Concrete



It wasn't a surprise, I expected to find plumbing, electrical, and communication lines in the original trench. We had a chance to discover these in an earlier project but what we found today was a surprise. The pipes were buried in the concrete, that was not expected.


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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366 those surprises.....perhaps there is no end to it.

Oct 20, 2015 04:11 PM #1
Ted Glover
Alderman Classic Realty, LLC - Moultrie, GA
ABR in Moultrie, Georgia 229-854-5422

Hi Tom, surprise surprise surprise! I first thought of Gomer Pyle when I read the title. It is what we find when there is a small problem, that turns out to be much more. Especially in details and problems.

Oct 20, 2015 06:26 PM #2
Jay Markanich
Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC - Bristow, VA
Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia

Won't the concrete support them, and keep the pipes together?

Says he, with an evil snicker.

Oct 20, 2015 06:43 PM #3
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Rogers, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Good morning Tom.  What a mess and I'm glad to see you are taking care of the issues.  Better you than me.......  I did enjoy reading  Jay Markanich's comment


Oct 20, 2015 08:27 PM #4
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Tom - there is no telling what you will find when doing demo.

Oct 20, 2015 09:11 PM #5
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Tom. I guess those who bury pipes and other stuff don't think about the future.

Oct 20, 2015 11:17 PM #6
Lenn Harley
Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate - Leesburg, VA
Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland

HA!  There are two well known communities here built by the same builder, Levitt, about 60 years ago where ALL of the pipes are buried in the concrete slab.

Oct 20, 2015 11:24 PM #7
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Tom,  I am shaking my head and my mouth is hanging open in utter .... say WHAT!?

Oct 21, 2015 01:29 AM #8
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good Tuesday morning Tom. It is not very often that I see pipes and electrical chases buried in concrete. I can see the price the job just one up.

Nov 02, 2015 05:35 PM #9
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