Most folks don’t concern themselves with the weeping tile that surrounds their basement foundation. Its only when the basement starts to let water in that most folks find out its not working, or, find out what weeping tile is and does. Since we live in a rural part of Antigonish county, there are no municipal services such as water, sewer etc. Country living has its rewards, and its responsibilities. Continue reading Weeping tile keeps your basement dry
Backing up and not paying attention has its consequences, as my dear wife’s mom discovered not once… but twice! The last time was just a run in with the door frame, cracking the trim in half. This time was more serious. The only damage to Kathryn was her pride… and a little bit to her truck.
I was towing the wood splitter home after a neighbour had borrowed it. Country dirt roads do not lend well to machinery being towed that has no built-in suspension. Next thing I know I hear wump wump wump… damn.
When I installed the safety glass on my sunroom addition, I used some commercial grade black butyl tape to stick the glass to the boards. However, now the glass is slowly sliding out. The roof has a 15 degree pitch. Now to figure out a solution.