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  1. Re: Regrading around old house/stone foundation

    Kiwi, to be honest I haven't done anything. Since we moved in many, many more pressing issues have cropped up that demanded my attention! However, I did extend the downspouts away from the...
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    Re: High Iron in Well

    Hi shannon, thanks for looking into that for me. We closed on the house on Thursday, and since then I've had some time with the water. It doesn't smell off and seems to taste fine, though the hot...
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    Re: High Iron in Well

    No advice, huh? I guess I could go back to the lab and see if they can give me a breakdown of what the test values mean, I was just hoping someone had some real world experiences and comparisons...
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    Thanks Keith, hadn't thought about that in regards to the wetlands. I'll check with Town Hall and see what my sort of requirements they have. Who knows, maybe water infiltration will be minimal? ...
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    High Iron in Well

    Hi Guys,

    I'm closing on an old house at the end of the month. We've been through a lot with the well that the house is attached to. When the house was inspected and the water was tested, it was...
  6. Re: Regrading around old house/stone foundation

    Thanks for the advice Keith, one of the people that recommended regrading was the inspector, and didn't mention anything about the possibility of weep holes. I'll take a good close look when I get...
  7. Regrading around old house/stone foundation

    Hello all,

    We're going to be closing on an old house built in 1910 in a few weeks, and I'd like to do as much as I can to limit the amount of water seeping into the basement. The basement only...
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    Re: Stack Vent / 3 layers of shingles

    Thanks for the responses. The inspector didn't find that the roof was failing, only that it had three layers. I know that its out of code, but I don't think that's enough for us to walk away from...
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    Stack Vent / 3 layers of shingles

    Hey guys,

    I'm hoping you can give me a little info. I'm under contract to buy an old house (built in 1910) in southern CT. The inspector and I found ourselves up in the attic, and noticed that...
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