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RAIN RAIN, GO AWAY … AT LEAST 6 FEET AWAY

After all the rain from Hurricane Florence, we thought it would be a good time to remind everyone about a very simple fix that can save you thousands of dollars in water/foundation damage. ALL of the downspouts and pipes around your home should extend at least 6 feet away from your foundation. You can do …

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drainage

Hanging (insulation) by a thread

Do you remember “hanging chads”?  Well this might be even more cringe-worthy.  Hanging insulation is pretty darn useless (at best), as it is not doing its job of protecting your home and your hard-earned money.  Condensation has made this insulation wet, which causes it to deteriorate and it will eventually fall to the ground.  Wet …

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hanging insulation

THIS IS HOW YOU DO IT

YES x 2. This home gets it right! First up – the downspout has an extension attached to it that continues underground AWAY from the foundation. Having a 3-foot extension (underground or above ground) is a quick and easy way to help keep your foundation dry. We cannot tell you how many homes the inspector …

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Irrigation and drainage
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