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  1. Roofing/Siding
    Hi everyone! Recent home buyer. We purchased a home with an old school sunroom kit attachment, and there is a leak likely starting where the sunroom connects to the house. I am looking for the best options to seal this and make it watertight. You can see in the pictures that the gap is quite...
  2. General DIY Discussions
    Can some one help me diagnose water leak under the sliding door frame when it rains? I replaced 2 sliding patio doors and 5 windows with retrofit vinyl SI 5000 series in 2005. All windows and doors seem to work fine except one sliding door which started leaking underneath for quite a long time...
  3. Building & Construction
    Let me explain current situation first. I had a water leaking issue in the ground floor from the side of my town home where vinyl siding was below grade as you see it in the first picture attached. I dug up soil so siding is now above grade. There were heavy rains over the past weeks, and no...
  4. General DIY Discussions
    I have a little white pipe that sticks out of the side of my house and over the last few weeks have noticed that the closet (little white pipe sits on outside wall of this closet) floor has been wet. My father went in the attic and 'blew out' a pipe up there that he said sometimes clogs and that...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    Hey y'all! I'm helping mother in law with a rather serious ongoing water leak. The water comes off the roof, along the adjoining wall and to the gutter (that abuts the wall), but some water runs between the gutter and the wall and has rotted the exterior siding, rotted the interior drywall and...
  6. Plumbing
    Hi, I have a pipe meant for the shower and a pipe meant for the toilet that are sticking out of the wall and concrete floor respectively in my basement. I need to drywall the open section in the wall and add laminate panels to the floor. Because they are sticking out, I have to remove some part...
  7. Flooring
    Water seeping up under vlnyl plank floor in kitchen Greetings, I am new. (http://www.diychatroom.com/f38/howdy-houston-187800/#post1247696) Our house was built in 1979. We've re-roofed it due to a hail store (six-eight months after T.S. Allison) and installed vinyl siding on the upper floor...
  8. Plumbing
    Hi All - I've read some similar posts on shower pans/membranes but they seem to revolve more around bathrooms in progress of being remodeled. I have a tiled bathroom shower floor that is already complete and I have suspicions that no shower pan/membrane (or other waterproofer was put in place)...
  9. Plumbing
    We have a stucco on steel frame home. When I turn on, and only when I turn on one outside tap connected to hoses, water accumluates about ten feet away at the foot of the walkout basement door. This does not happen when the tap is off and I can see nothing leaking from the actual valve outward...
  10. HVAC
    Mr Landlord site said I'd get help here. My residence, Bethesda, MD, built 1951-Capecod style house. Reason I had a chimeny guy come to give me an evaluation/estimate yesterday--I have drywall on the top floor just under the chimney that is getting wet-slowly. I had the flashing redone in...
  11. Appliances
    Hey Guys, I've got a leak where the water lines connects with my fridge. When the valve is opened water sprays from the leak location that I signified in the picture. There are two pictures of the part that the water line hooks up to. Any help is appreciated.
  12. Plumbing
    :(Hi, Today I went to my backyard through my basement door doing some grill and saw fresh water coming out of a drain pipe that's mostly buried underground. It's sunny and hot outside. Though very odd, I sensed a pipe leak somewhere that happens to be close to the drain pipe, which is likely...
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