Archives by Month: December 2016

The Importance of Good Flashing

Posted by in Siding, Water Sources | December 26, 2016

What happens when flashing is poorly installed around windows? The feature photograph shows what might show on the interior, but the following photographs show what may be hidden in the wall. Disclaimer   Read More

Merry Christmas (2016)

Posted by in Celebrate | December 19, 2016

… when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. (Gal 4:4-5, ESV) [Think… Read More

Examples of Heat Damage from a Nearby Fire

Posted by in Fire Damage | December 12, 2016

We sometimes get called to evaluate damage to the exterior of a building reported to have been caused by the heat from a nearby fire.  Following are photographs of heat damage to exterior building components. Disclaimer Read More

Update: Low-flying Planes (Still) Damaging Roofs in Poland

Posted by in Roof, Shingles, Unusual | December 05, 2016

In July 25, 2016 we reported a story in the Dziennik Polski that low flying airplanes were damaging clay roofs tile on homes nearby the airport in Morawica. This is an ongoing story in Poland as the authorities have been flummoxed… Read More