Archive for June, 2013

Backup Sump Pump

June 3, 2013

Like many houses, our home has a sump pump in the basement.  99.99% of the time, it works very well.  Except for that one time…  when it didn’t. Several years ago “it didn’t”, and I made the late-night run to the hardware store to buy a new sump pump.  I invested and installed a higher [...]

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East Siding Started

June 2, 2013

The East Siding project has commenced. 10x sheets of 4′ x 9′ siding 20x 12′ x 1.5″ PVC battens 5x 16′ x 6″ LP Trim (All piled onto my 5ft truck-bed) The above is the before picture.  At first glace, it doesn’t look too bad.  That’s because most of the wood rot is covered up [...]

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