Author Archives: Guest Engineer

Is It True? Are Two Pumps Better Than One? – Part 2

Posted by in Basements | March 19, 2012

Our previous article, Part 1 of Is it True?  Are Two Pumps Better Than One? discussed some of the issues of a foundation drainage system that uses a sump basin to collect ground water and a pump to discharge the collected… Read More

Is It True? Are Two Pumps Better Than One? – Part 1

Posted by in Basements | March 08, 2012

For decades foundation drain tile have been placed around basements of dwellings to collect and drain ground water from the soil, especially during and after a rain storm.  These drain tile are commonly comprised of short lengths of clay tile… Read More

Buying a Home – Natural Gas Furnaces

Posted by in Archive 2004 thru 2011, Buying/Maintaining a Home | December 28, 2011

This article is part of a series of articles intended to help the reader better understand the construction and maintenance of a typical home in the Northeast Ohio area. It is written with current home owners and potential home buyers… Read More