Jump to content

Interesting pics


Recommended Posts

I liked this green chimney flue. This was a beach house, and there was a real strong fish odor coming out of the chimney.

Click to Enlarge
tn_20151111212419_05-09-12%20053.jpg

70.18 KB

In the crawlspace, the source of the beach odors - crab carcases, chicken feathers and puddles of pee. Otters, coons, or both, although coons are normally pretty good about pooping in a corner.

Click to Enlarge
tn_20151111213334_05-09-12%20068.jpg

40.33 KB

A few more pics. I don't normally pull up carpet, but this stain was suspect. Must have been a nice potted plant. The OSB subfloor is rotten.

Click to Enlarge
tn_2015111121368_Img_0235.jpg

44.08 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_20151111213644_Img_0236.jpg

56.09 KB

2-legged animals live here.

Click to Enlarge
tn_20151111213755_05-22-12%20072.jpg

29.7 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_20151111213837_Img_0514.jpg

74.96 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_2015111121396_Img_0495.jpg

65.72 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_20151111213938_05-26-12%20334.jpg

36.82 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_2015111121407_05-25-12%20050.jpg

45.07 KB

Link to post
Share on other sites

About the organic growth in the chimney; Do you suspect this is caused by the excessive moisture due to the water front? Perhaps wetting the chimney liner then getting hit by just enough sun to make the growth?

I remember past discussions that water front homes can have a different kind of moisture intrusion compared to homes not close to bodies of water. Like those that get attic mold growth from water front moisture laden air getting into the attic through a ridge vent.

Link to post
Share on other sites

About the organic growth in the chimney; Do you suspect this is caused by the excessive moisture due to the water front? Perhaps wetting the chimney liner then getting hit by just enough sun to make the growth?

I remember past discussions that water front homes can have a different kind of moisture intrusion compared to homes not close to bodies of water. Like those that get attic mold growth from water front moisture laden air getting into the attic through a ridge vent.

Yes, the green growth is moss that got in there and is getting plenty of moisture from mist and rain, plus no recent fires in the fireplace.

Besides the moisture issues, oceanfront homes get salt spray that rusts light fixtures, hinges and door hardware. I see a lot of fixtures with dead light bulbs, because the screws holding the globes are rusted up. Recently, the metal window frames were rusted out.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...