Flood Savvy

House Settling Effects Post House Elevation Project

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  As the calendar turns over to reveal the start of a new year, 2014, we are still in the midst of our house elevation for flood mitigation project that began many moons ago. What’s left? Final inspections, certificate of occupancy, landscaping, driveway resurfacing, exterior painting and a few other odds and ends. MOVEMENT AFOOT We moved back into our home just about … Continue reading House Settling Effects Post House Elevation Project

Flood Savvy

Prepping House for Elevation: Chimney Chase Remodel and Design

Before the House Elevation One of the first steps in this house elevation project was to remove the chase of a superfluous chimney. As all of our mechanicals had already been relocated to another area of our house, well above the threat of any flood, this chimney was no longer needed. As such, it had to be removed prior to elevating our house. As the … Continue reading Prepping House for Elevation: Chimney Chase Remodel and Design