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Whoa_Nelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-06-06 01:14 PM
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8. Couple of articles you may want to read
Edited on Fri Jan-06-06 01:17 PM by Whoa_Nelly
A problem that can result from moisture entering the foundation interior area from an exterior source is the growth of mold. You may have recourse money-wise to use your homeowner insurance to correct the problem.

Did you purchase any home warranty for the structure for first year of owning the home?

Is your home new construction? If so, the builder has a duty to repair this ASAP with no cost to you.

Scroll through these articles to read info about your particular problem:


Whatever you do re: repair to correct the problem, you may want to contact a home construction contractor about how to go about regrading the lot to reduce the flow of moisture.
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  -House crawl space water advice LostinVA  Jan-06-06 11:32 AM   #0 
  - First thing to consider  cally   Jan-06-06 11:43 AM   #1 
  - All of these were things I thought MIGHT work  LostinVA   Jan-06-06 11:50 AM   #2 
     - We had a lot of moisture below our house  cally   Jan-06-06 12:25 PM   #7 
  - Moisture can accumulate in a couple of ways  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-06-06 11:59 AM   #3 
  - Okay, this is one of the problems  LostinVA   Jan-06-06 12:14 PM   #5 
     - Couple of articles you may want to read  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-06-06 01:14 PM   #8 
        - Nope and nope to both questions  LostinVA   Jan-06-06 01:17 PM   #9 
           - Home inspection reports can vary  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-06-06 01:29 PM   #10 
              - Yes, the inspector was certified, etc., and yes it had been  LostinVA   Jan-06-06 01:41 PM   #11 
  - This water is inside the foundation wall/crawl space?  DancingBear   Jan-06-06 12:08 PM   #4 
  - Here's another article that you may find informative and useful  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-06-06 12:18 PM   #6 

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