water Archive

  • But yes roses for Mary, Ryan and Gloria!  Special shout out to my brother Devin for helping me create a new bed for two new rose bushes that Mary’s mom gave us and for the […]

    No roses for Harry

    But yes roses for Mary, Ryan and Gloria!  Special shout out to my brother Devin for helping me create a new bed for two new rose bushes that Mary’s mom gave us and for the […]

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  • in the corner of our home-e… rigged a bucket with a hose… and called it macaroni. Okay, not macaroni – but I think the Phoenix Foundation would be proud of the Rube Goldberg I put […]

    Yankee gutter sprung a leak…

    in the corner of our home-e… rigged a bucket with a hose… and called it macaroni. Okay, not macaroni – but I think the Phoenix Foundation would be proud of the Rube Goldberg I put […]

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  • French drains are in!  The basement can be checked off the list (and we can now have a normal, conforming, sellable-on-the-secondary-mortgage-backed-securities-market loan if we want). I can’t believe how well this turned out, even without […]

    Once in a lifetime; water flowing underground.

    French drains are in!  The basement can be checked off the list (and we can now have a normal, conforming, sellable-on-the-secondary-mortgage-backed-securities-market loan if we want). I can’t believe how well this turned out, even without […]

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  • We bought our house knowing that there was a basement water issue and have watched it rise and recede over the various visits for inspections and estimates.  Day 1 of home ownership?  French drains.  And […]

    French Drains for the (F’in) Water

    We bought our house knowing that there was a basement water issue and have watched it rise and recede over the various visits for inspections and estimates.  Day 1 of home ownership?  French drains.  And […]

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