Brick is porous. When water freezes, it expands. Put these two together and you have a recipe for surface spalling and freeze-thaw weathering. Freeze–thaw weathering is caused by moisture freezing inside masonry and then later contracting. Upon freezing, the water expands, causing spall,
Let’s start where most housing questions start. Are gutters required by building codes? No. Not in Mississippi. To minimize soil saturation houses with foundation walls (crawl space and basements) should pay particular attention to how roof water is managed. Positive drainage away
Try this. Close the bathroom door and take a steamy shower. Does the mirror fog up? Of course! If you leave the bathroom door open the adjoining room will fill with moist “shower air”. Now you have two rooms filled with moist
If you attempt this type inspection on your own – first and foremost…please be careful – it requires you to know and understand where you’re walking in the attic. If you live in the Jackson, Mississippi metro and need help identifying this
Safety is the critical factor here. It’s vitally important CSST, like other potentially conductive systems — including rigid black pipe — be properly bonded to the structure’s grounding network.