I got a call yesterday from a client whose home we inspected in the Fall of 2017. She noticed some moisture on her basement wall, and the carpet on the basement floor felt wet. I am always happy to answer this kind of call - it feels good to be able to help clients troubleshoot problems and get potential solutions without making them shell out a few thousand bucks to a contractor or basement "waterproofing" company who has a vested interest in finding the most expensive fix.
You may have noticed - it's winter. Here in the Philadelphia area that means that we are about to have a layer of perma-snow covering everything. Soon, we won't be able to remember what it looked like without it. It impacts EVERYthing. Fewer parking spaces, horrible street conditions even a week after the snow which alter bus routes and create horrid traffic.... And, snow covered roofs which means limitations on Philadelphia home inspections. Many times, we do not inspect t