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Old 08-22-17, 08:02 PM   #4
Bicycle Bob
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B Bob

Metal will rust. A waste of time and money. Maybe an EPDM liner?


Steve
Galvanized roofing is pretty durable, and the next owner may demolish the house, or add a basement. I need some strength to resist 1/4 PSI water pressure, and the roofing is available free. However, it occurs to me that the clay will freeze in the winter, so I'm thinking of a substantial flange along the ground, so the clay can be kept clear of the wall itself. The house has been stable enough for 60 years or so, but now is threatened by water pouring through gaps under the foundation. I'll try to pack some clay where it might repair those channels, and have been encouraging roots to stabilize the soil too.
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