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August 8, 2020

Topics: Deposits and payments in renovation work -- get a payment schedule in the contract so money matches work accomplished; Where to get good raingutters -- Adam's Eaves; Water coming in over foundation wall in crawl space, not surface water -- siding should not be caulked shut on the bottom; Controlling plaster dust from wall in garage; Broken door jam -- don't forget blocking to structure of wall; Using 4 tanks of oil with dual energy heating -- fix that with the Tri-Energy system that gets lots more out of the heat pump; Is caulking needed any more in showers and tubs -- not if you have a waterproof membrane on the wall before the tiles; Strange occasion knocking noise in kitchen when coming back from being outdoors -- humidity, temperatur, and maybe ants -- identify ants to rule out carpenter ants; Can I use solar power for a shed? probably for lights, probably not for power outlets; Closing the space between the concrete stairs hanging from the foundation wall and the soil.

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