WET FLOOD PROOFING: This is generally the least expensive floodproofing technique, but it’s also the least effective in the long term. The strategies here result in a home still suffering through a flood, but strive to decrease the damage to the home and your contents. Permanent or contingent measures applied to a structure and/or its contents that prevent or provide resistance to damage from flooding … Continue reading Wet Flood Proofing: an Oxymoron?
WEEK 6 UNFOLDS Wouldn’t it be great if your renovation project came with an “Easy” button like the one in the Staples commercials? “That was easy!“ As anyone who has ever undergone a major renovation project can tell you, there are only two safe bets: the project will take longer than expected and cost more than anticipated. Our lift endured a one week delay due … Continue reading House Elevation: Delays, Root Heaving, Concrete Footings