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    ABOUT ME

  • even i can't get 5g of wtr into a 4g bkt
  • beemers, golf, travel
  • still fixing other contractor's f/u's
  • john
  • not enough space
  • hilton head & atlanta
  • sc & ga

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  • Posted in thread: Which mortar to repair chimney? on 01-20-2018 at 08:06 AM
    https://oldhatchimneyservice.com/what-is-a-chimney-cricket-or-saddle/hadn't heard term 'saddle'
    beforegood advice !

  • Posted in thread: Sloped Driveway / Leaky Basement on 01-20-2018 at 08:02 AM
    easy fix,,, which is preferable ? taking the cheap route & revisiting the issue down the road
    OR repairing the problem correctly the 1st time ?we use hydrophyllic polyurethane for repairing
    leaking cr...

  • Posted in thread: Replace blow torch with utility lighter on 01-08-2018 at 09:24 AM
    what is this stuff ? i'm late to the party,,, a c-top sealer ? on top of what - concrete ?

  • Posted in thread: "Sweat spots" on basement floor on 01-06-2018 at 08:01 AM
    zombies can also be added to non-resistable forces :hide: suppose its possible a relief
    perforated pipe drain would work,,, think, IF i were trying it, we'd grab sched 40 pvc & drill
    holes in it,,, no...

  • Posted in thread: "Sweat spots" on basement floor on 01-04-2018 at 04:50 AM
    there is a method of subsealing using bentonite,,, did it w/ bsmnt walls in nyc,,, we'd
    submitted a well-point system but project engineer's thought they own'd the trump card,,, they
    didn't,,, polyure...

  • Posted in thread: "Sweat spots" on basement floor on 01-03-2018 at 06:16 AM
    stdy, remember my nj bsmnt wtrproofing co yrs ago ? after 1st retirement ? bsmnt wtr can occur,
    even on top of a mountain, easier than 1 might think,,, look 1st to the buried sections of
    bsmnt walls,,...

  • Posted in thread: "Sweat spots" on basement floor on 01-02-2018 at 06:15 AM
    all wtr has to do is touch the conc floor's btm,,, from then on, its capillary action sucking
    up wtr' One day we had 4" of rain and it was a day or two before the level went up by 2", so
    there was a t...

  • Posted in thread: "Sweat spots" on basement floor on 01-01-2018 at 06:20 AM
    defining 'drain tile' for younger folks: once upon a time, there was pipe named 'orangeburg'
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orangeburg_pipe),,, it became popular & was used in sewer lines
    & ext/int ho...

  • Posted in thread: "Sweat spots" on basement floor on 12-31-2017 at 07:26 PM
    some epoxies function as vapor barriers however they won't stop water which comes up & in above
    the floor elevation,,, think sub-floor drainage system + sump pump

  • Posted in thread: Slippery garage floor on 12-31-2017 at 07:18 PM
    did an epoxy garage floor yesterday (diamond grind & epoxy base coat w/flakes),,, rolled on
    urethane topcoat today,,, temps aren't an issue UNLESS 1 hasn't done this work previously - 1
    can't learn ex...

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