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Old 01-31-2012, 03:47 AM  
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OK so I am renting a basement suite we have experienced a n increased level of moisture in our place for the past couple years. Except this year I noticed what looks like the foundation falling away from the footer. Now my suspicion is that the is some sub structural damage causing the house to sink. He ( landlord) is trying to claim its because we had the heat too high. I know this guy is going to try and pin this on us. So my question is can we be the cause of this drop? I don't see any moisture on higher wall levels just buildup around the base.

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Old 01-31-2012, 07:11 AM  
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You have to be kidding when you say the landloard blames you for having the heat to high?

Can you post a picture of the area you are talking about from the inside and also the outside wall?
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