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Old 06-23-2013, 10:20 AM   #1
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I noticed this weekend that the ground wire had been pulled through my wall, damaging the stucco and metal mesh wire, "exterior gypsum sheathing" and the water barrier material. The inside already has the sheet rock up as well. I let the builder know about the issue, but they are building so many houses now they aren't as diligent as I would like them to be. What needs to be done to have this repaired properly? I don't want them to cut corners as I am paying a lot for this home.
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thats an easy fix,, all they need to do is parge it
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thats an easy fix,, all they need to do is parge it
What about the sheathing and water barrier, could this be an issue in the future if not also repaired?

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parging acts as a water barrier, its the same product that is put on the above grade portion of an icf foundation. if your worried about hte water proofing they can easily put a small bead of caulking in the crack first then parge over it
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parging acts as a water barrier, its the same product that is put on the above grade portion of an icf foundation. if your worried about hte water proofing they can easily put a small bead of caulking in the crack first then parge over it
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I'd be far more concerned with the sloppy way those wires where run in the first place.
Can you back up so we can see the big picture and see why there so many wires on an outside wall like that.
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I'd be far more concerned with the sloppy way those wires where run in the first place.
Can you back up so we can see the big picture and see why there so many wires on an outside wall like that.
I dont have a picture of the wires but I think they are for the power meter that ill be installed. They are about 6 feet hanging out from wall
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