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Old 09-03-2013, 07:42 PM   #16
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Long term water intrusion. The units are probably at 1/2 to one quarter of their design strength, which means they are getting close to failure. Don't mess around with a PE, they are not qualified, for the most part, to work on restoration.

If the house is worth it, plan on spending a lot of money to both fix the problem and repair the damage.

This is not a DIY project, unless you are competent in house jacking, demolition and masonry, as well as waterproofing.

No scare, I am not saying the house will fall about your ears tomorrow, but it needs to be rectified.


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First seeing in person would be appropriate then estimate and after that they should be talk about the charges.
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Old 09-03-2013, 10:05 PM   #18
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Ok I had a water Damage guy come out today & he said this is not really what we do & looks like it may of been a bad repair job a while back where they did not allow the prep to fully dry while doing the finish up on it?

He used his moister meter & it did not seem have levels of moister in the damaged area any more than in a undamaged part of the walls & so I'm gonna climb under the house in the morning & look around & as this water damage guy said I'll probably be better off just repairing it properly as planned & see what happens...
Will probably be ok?

We'll see what happens after I climb under there & look for any moister.


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