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  1. General DIY Discussions
    We live in the mid-Atlantic in a 2-story house built in the 60's and when there are heavy especially windy storms we notice a small amount of water leaking through a crack in the ceiling of our first floor kitchen. We have lived here for a number of months and are quite sure the crack was there...
  2. HVAC
    I found a bubble of water yesterday, up in the ceiling around my AC access. I opened it up, took out the filters and couldn't see much of a problem. I turned off the AC, and the drip stopped, but the ceiling felt like it was squishy in several places. So I took the frame off, and peeled off some...
  3. Plumbing
    I noticed when my neighbors sprinklers are on I could hear running water in my house, so I went out and looked at my water meter and the dial was moving. So I turned my water supply off and the neighbors sprinklers did not stop running, but I could not hear the running water anymore. When I...
  4. Roofing/Siding
    Hi all, We've been having a problem with what I presume is a leak for some time in one of the upstairs bedrooms, where the ceiling and wall meet. We have a damp meter and it's reading 20-30 in the damp patches. It's around where there's a chimney, so roofers have been out and stripped about 1m...
  5. HVAC
    Hi All, There is water under my furnace. I'm not sure where it's coming from. I put pan under the pump but pan was dry. I opened the furnace (see pic) and as I pointed in the picture both shelf are not wet. It seems the water is focused/coming from under the front left corner of the furnace...
  6. Plumbing
    I live in a 60 year old rancher so all water lines are overhead. Mainline is underground to street. Hear water running in bathroom and stops when I shut off the cold water. Opened the wall where sound seemed loudest but everything is dry. Is there anything that could be causing this noise as I...
  7. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    We have had water leaking around our fireplace since we built our house 4 years ago. I have a 2 story house, with a full mason chimney. one leak is on the ceiling above the fireplace on our first floor, the other is below the fireplace in the basement. The leak seams worse on driving...
  8. Plumbing
    I have a home in N. Texas that was built in the 1950's. It sits on a slab foundation. The carpet in a hallway (interior, not close to an exterior wall) is constantly damp. The hallway is adjacent to 2 bathrooms, but is damp only near one of them. I have checked the water meter for a leak, but...
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