This is an Asphalt Roll Roof, the reason people call it a rolling roof because when you buy it, it comes like a roll. The materials are made of an organic felt sheet or mat, asphalt, and faced with granular stone aggregate. Installation is with flames and melted asphalt so you should have heavy-duty gloves
This foundation wall in front of me has honeycomb. It occurs when concrete starts to break down into pieces. We typically find them in crawl space components, like Foundation wall, Footings, Concrete Columns, Beams, and Slabs in a house with Slab on Grade foundation. Why sometimes we consider honeycomb a Defect or Concern? When the
How much do you know about Solid Aluminium Wiring? Between 1965 and 1972 houses were wired with Aluminum instead of Copper. Do not get me wrong! We still use Aluminium Wiring in our Residential Electrical Systems but only the Stranded type, the second picture with the green circle. The problem is Solid Aluminium Wire which
What is Wood Rot? And what is the cause? It is a form of Decay. And Fungus that digests moist wood, cause wood rot. And it is considered a serious concern. What should you do? Recommendation: The annual mission for the homeowner to check its sign. It is your investment, take care of it, please.
TPR Valve is a Safety device for Water Heater, T stands for Temperature, P for Pressure, and R for Relief. You can find this Saftey device on any Water Heater and on other Heating systems like Boilers. What They Do and Why They are Important? There are possibilities that Water Heater's Temperature or Pressure exceeds
The Maximum Temperature for Residential Water is 120 F. If You Realized it is more than this, Definitely Recommend adjusting Water Heater Temperature to Less than 120 F. Consequences: Can Cause Severe Burns Instantly or Worse
Do you see a greenish deposit on the Copper Pipe? You could consider it as a sign for guessing its end of service life. After seeing them in your house Plumbing System, not a bad idea to consult with a qualified and licensed plumber. The Service Life of Copper Pipe is around 50 to 70
Look at these pictures. What do you see? Remember, Tar basically is just a Temporary Repair. When you see it in this volume, you should consider it as a Red Flag. The service life of tar is between 2 to 3 years.
In Decks and porches, Wood contact with soil or ground that happened on posts mostly, considered as a Defect. The proper way would be locating the same post on a metal piece and concrete for wood protection. From What? Moisture Bugs Recommendation, if posts are in contact with soil or ground and are in good condition, you can clean the area that is in
Water pressure depends on its connection to the city or well, ranges between 45 and 80 psi (pounds per square inch). Anything out of this range not considered normal for the Residential Need. -Pressures above 80 psi are too high which you should use a regulator to avoid damaging your house pipe. -Low-pressure causes could