Monday, March 2, 2015

Leaky Basement

Q: I bought a handyman's special to flip for less than $65,000. An old huge oil tank in the basement is leaking like a sieve. What are the requirements for disposal of this tank, cleaning up the entire basement, and installing a new tank? Is it a job I can DEAR GARY: Leaky Basement walls are common, usually due to faulty ground drainage and inadequate waterproofing of the foundation walls. Unfortunately, correction can be costly and intrusive because the excavation of the exterior is necessary to waterproof If your basement sprung a leak during recent intense rainfalls, you’re not alone. 1 Digital subscription $1.00 for 7 days$4.20 for 30 days$40.95 for 365 days Get full online access to without a print subscription. Print subscribers can COLUMBIA – If your basement sprung a leak during recent intense rainfalls, you’re not alone. Two years of drought followed by heavy autumn rainfalls created the perfect storm for leaky and flooded basements, said University of Missouri Extension state It's like a fresh spring look, just in time for the potholes, tulips and Leaky Basements we all know are on their way. The NDP Thanks to the impending thaw, the prairie lily will soon pop up in fields across the province - and on Opposition media releases Q. We bought our home about a year ago, and no one disclosed the water seepage in the basement. The concrete walls were freshly painted when we were in escrow, but now the paint has bubbled, and there appears to be some kind of white, powdery mold. .

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1 comment:

  1. Well, I loved the depth of detail in this post. Fortunately for me, on the first two investment properties I've bought, I didn't find any rusty surprises in the basement. Thanks to your post, I'll have a great idea of what to do if my next purchase does have one.

    Gregg Hogan @ American Basement Solutions