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I was busy all weekend. I dug around more and...

I was busy all weekend. I dug around more and found a small 1/2" hole in the clay tile right where it meets the brick on the corner. I thought this was the issue and sprayed water (was worried...
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Ground up thanks. Question... does the...

Ground up thanks.

Question... does the camera only go in the flu? I have to assume yes. And we just hope to see a crack that goes out to the brick right? And if that's the case how is this...
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We believe both use the same flu. That's what a...

We believe both use the same flu. That's what a chimney sweep said today.
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I use a dehumidifier mostly because I have...

I use a dehumidifier mostly because I have guitars in the basement and it's a humidity control thing. It's clay tile and I get effervescent on the walls so I run it to control it. I do run it in the...
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Nothing changed recently besides a heavy storm. ...

Nothing changed recently besides a heavy storm.

I run a dehumidifier. Always have.

I don't think there are flu liners but I don't know.

We don't use either fireplace. The 1st floor...
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I think always gas. The basement fireplace is...

I think always gas. The basement fireplace is just 2" red brick all the way around. The upstairs one is the larger wood brick so that may have been glass.

Your theory is interesting for sure and...
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I want to be clear about what I am talking about...

I want to be clear about what I am talking about inside the basement fireplace. I took another video and some pics. It shows where the flu is and how if water was coming in there it would run down...
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I cant get up there but I will ask for pics of...

I cant get up there but I will ask for pics of whoever goes up.
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Yes but nobody spent much time up there because...

Yes but nobody spent much time up there because there is so much snow. They have both told me that with the video and that amount of water it's not my chimney and it has to be my foundation. Now that...
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No cameras but I am going to call another chimney...

No cameras but I am going to call another chimney company today.

I understand I need to dig more and will but I haven't seen a hint of a hole yet and I'm down 4' behind the chimney/fireplace now...
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Posted By cap217

Water Pouring From My Basement Fireplace. Need HELP!

I am at a loss here and dont know where to turn. I cant find an answer for what is happening and I have had 5 contractors out with differing opinions but everyone said they have NEVER seen this...
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He doesn't have anything. He is being sued by...

He doesn't have anything. He is being sued by other homeowners, suppliers, contractors, and the IRS.
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I talked to my lawyer and artichect today and its...

I talked to my lawyer and artichect today and its official... I am screwed!

When he cut the joists he basically screwed me. To "properly" secure the new ledger and joists for the porch and...
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I cant schedule anything because a permit has not...

I cant schedule anything because a permit has not been pulled and there is technically nothing to inspect without a permit. The catch is that he must pull the permit and only him. He took...
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My post below shows the pictures and this on...

My post below shows the pictures and this on takes some screen shots of the info Chandler gave me. After reading this, I am very worried and wonder how this can ever be fixed.

It shows the...
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Just so you guys understand what my worry is. ...

Just so you guys understand what my worry is.

1-The obvious issues with the contractor
2-The city is requiring that he has to pull the permits, submit drawings, get the engineers stamp of...
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I wish it was that easy. They are telling me...

I wish it was that easy. They are telling me "off the record" but until the get the drawings and inspect it, I don't have an answer.

And why I am asking is because I see online that this is how...
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Posted By cap217

Long time since I have written anything but its...

Long time since I have written anything but its time for an update...

The city has given until Feb 8th for drawings to be submitted (proper and detailed ones that match their previous request). ...
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Install them how? Its on a balcony that already...

Install them how? Its on a balcony that already has a roof. I have to connect the 2 sides to the brick outside of my house and then install posts for the rest. But the posts have to be connected...
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Railing questions-Paint and Mounting

1-Do you have to paint these railings? They are the regular aluminum ones that are common. I always assumed these were pre painted but after reading into it, they are just coated and primed. The...
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Well it seems that I have the framing that is an...

Well it seems that I have the framing that is an 8x2 on the 2 sides. Then there are 2 more pieces of wood (don't know the size, some sort of ?x2). So I have about 5.5' of width on the sides. I...
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Not sure what a photo would do. I mean that I...

Not sure what a photo would do. I mean that I have a flat roof with TPO roofing that I need to put railings on. I don't have any pictures of the framing or structure. That is all now covered by...
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What are my railing options for my balcony?

I have a 12x8 walk out upstairs balcony that is above a downstairs porch. It has a flat roof on it with TPO but the contractor bailed and I need to install railings. I would like to use the white...
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I have given them more than enough time but all I...

I have given them more than enough time but all I get is "We will be there tomorrow" and nobody shows up. I need to get this fixed so I guess I have to consider them fired. We are on day 53 of a 10...
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The owner of the company came today and said that...

The owner of the company came today and said that he had a problem with me going to the city!!! They told him that I came up and was running my mouth and had an attitude. This couldn't be further...
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