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  1. M

    Sand around foundation

    I did not know that either, Thank you. It is indeed, Complicated from my research. When In the crawlspace, The entire floor is sand. I don't know how far down it goes exactly. I feel like this was added later, potentially the same time the sand may have been placed outside. They didn't put sand...
  2. M

    Sand around foundation

    Thanks, I’ll have to take a look and see, I’m glad to hear it’s normal to find sand around the foundation though.
  3. M

    Sand around foundation

    When it rains hard anyway. It has a package unit, a deck and porch in the way preventing me from doing it outside for at least half the house. I have no knowledge on it, so I’m open to ideas.
  4. M

    Sand around foundation

    that seems crazy to do, should I dig all that out? That would be the area under the house when it rains water just pours in from that general area. Personally I have never seen anything like it before. The reason I wanted to do it from the inside is because it would definitely be easier than the...
  5. M

    Sand around foundation

    So we purchased a house about 6 months ago. When I went down into the crawl space, it’s clear moisture has caused some issues with bowing with the joists. I will sister those. I’d say it’s a 30’ or so span, with one support in the middle. They look like 2X10. Anyway, this center support holding...
  6. M

    Purchased a new home with a gable roof. Half the ridge vent is blocked with old shingles, soffit vents covered with insulation, mold and fire wood.

    Hi all, I'm new here but I've been trying to find a bit of information about our new home. It's a ranch-style home, with a gable roof, with an attached garage, new metal roof ( before we purchased it). I crawled into the attic today and can see debris along the ridge vent line on the attic...
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