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niyad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-30-05 09:53 PM
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1. specialty restoration crews can do marvels
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  -Water ruins a house, you know. You DO know that, right? gristy  Aug-30-05 09:51 PM   #0 
  - specialty restoration crews can do marvels  niyad   Aug-30-05 09:53 PM   #1 
  - Not for an entire city of that size, they can't...  Concerned GA Voter   Aug-30-05 09:55 PM   #4 
  - How many of them have experience decontaminating toxic waste?  htuttle   Aug-30-05 09:59 PM   #15 
  - Black mold can kill a house.  Zen Democrat   Aug-30-05 11:14 PM   #39 
  - My parent's building in West Palm Beach developed black mold  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-30-05 11:55 PM   #50 
  - Let's just list the "marvels" they can't do ...  TahitiNut   Aug-30-05 11:18 PM   #40 
  - You can easily remove a foundation while not disturbing the house above it  TankLV   Aug-30-05 11:21 PM   #41 
  - two words: black mold. He's right - might as well bulldoze and  Pallas180   Aug-30-05 11:41 PM   #47 
  - specialty restoration crews can do marvels  niyad   Aug-30-05 09:53 PM   #2 
  - And where do you put all that stuff  Shadder   Aug-30-05 09:55 PM   #3 
  - The northern part of the country  shraby   Aug-30-05 09:57 PM   #11 
     - Nope, it'll get burned.  Xithras   Aug-30-05 11:10 PM   #33 
  - I fear that  jimshoes   Aug-30-05 09:55 PM   #5 
  - Maybe they should rebuild NO with houseboats  Spinzonner   Aug-30-05 09:55 PM   #6 
  - You know, I was just thinking that everything should be rebuilt on  buddysmellgood   Aug-30-05 11:11 PM   #36 
  - It depends on the house.  madeline_con   Aug-30-05 09:56 PM   #7 
  - Stucco is actually meant to be "soaked" - it is NOT a "waterproof" surface  TankLV   Aug-30-05 11:26 PM   #42 
  - I think you are onto something there...  tk2kewl   Aug-30-05 09:56 PM   #8 
  - Is this water salt water from the sea?  Swede   Aug-30-05 09:57 PM   #9 
  - Mold can be toxic. nt  alphafemale   Aug-30-05 09:57 PM   #10 
  - But not all mold IS toxic. Only a couple actually are.  TankLV   Aug-30-05 11:27 PM   #43 
  - When we had a fire in our place of business, the worst  Cleita   Aug-30-05 09:57 PM   #12 
  - Not necessarily  Horse with no Name   Aug-30-05 09:58 PM   #13 
  - They rebuilt historic Charleston after a massive hurricane  ultraist   Aug-30-05 09:58 PM   #14 
  - charleston wasn't submerged.  12345   Aug-30-05 10:00 PM   #18 
  - Uh, yes it was. There was major flooding.  ultraist   Aug-30-05 10:03 PM   #20 
     - Unlike Charleston, This flood will last for months  LeftHander   Aug-30-05 10:11 PM   #22 
     - that's what i meant. not for the amount of time the new orleans  12345   Aug-30-05 10:21 PM   #25 
     - Charleston is ABOVE sea level, and the flooding was quickly over  LastDemocratInSC   Aug-30-05 10:23 PM   #26 
        - I didn't say the flooding in Charleston was as bad, did I?  ultraist   Aug-30-05 10:38 PM   #29 
  - It's an economic problem ...  chicagiana   Aug-30-05 11:01 PM   #30 
  - it undermines the foundations. look at the levees. look at the  12345   Aug-30-05 09:59 PM   #16 
  - Foundations can be relatively easily repaired.  TankLV   Aug-30-05 11:30 PM   #44 
  - The city has been there for over 270 years  fishnfla   Aug-30-05 09:59 PM   #17 
  - Holy shit, we've got an optimist here  RummyTheDummy   Aug-30-05 10:17 PM   #23 
  - I guess it's safe to assume you're  Lone_Star_Dem   Aug-30-05 11:38 PM   #45 
  - They can be repaired, usually.  donco6   Aug-30-05 10:02 PM   #19 
  - Mold and rot in that climate are not conducive to rebuilding  Mr_Spock   Aug-30-05 11:46 PM   #49 
  - I think you're right. What does the weight of the water do to foundations?  buddysmellgood   Aug-30-05 10:03 PM   #21 
  - Not always. It depends on what the foundation is made of, what's  MrsGrumpy   Aug-30-05 10:19 PM   #24 
  - Water weight damages foundations that are not built low  nashbridges   Aug-30-05 10:24 PM   #27 
  - Not a good place for a large city  Catbird   Aug-30-05 10:31 PM   #28 
  - Terrorism threat ...  chicagiana   Aug-30-05 11:06 PM   #31 
  - When lumber becomes waterlogged, it expands. That will doom NO  Xithras   Aug-30-05 11:08 PM   #32 
  - good point. Although they let Blair stay.  buddysmellgood   Aug-30-05 11:10 PM   #34 
  - You don't know what you're talking about. It doesn't work that way.  TankLV   Aug-30-05 11:38 PM   #46 
     - Wha?!?! My dad lost a shop to that very thing, it DOES work that way  Xithras   Aug-30-05 11:59 PM   #51 
  - I am from a river city, I know what you mean.  alfredo   Aug-30-05 11:10 PM   #35 
  - As sad and painful as it is...  Kenroy   Aug-30-05 11:13 PM   #37 
  - The water is also sewage...when we were cleaning up my MOLs place  jab105   Aug-30-05 11:14 PM   #38 
  - Many houses in this area along the Ohio river have been  doc03   Aug-30-05 11:44 PM   #48 

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