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Re: More strange fall weather
  • Subject: Re: More strange fall weather
  • From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
  • Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2011 13:22:27 -0400 (EDT)

The house was built by an architect, and has lovely details, but some
construction was badly done.  They have had a leaky roof - flat, of course -
for some time, but when it was repaired this time - not the first time - it 
found that water had leaked down inside the walls and rotted out the plywood
behind the stucco.  He had just replaced some large floor-to-ceiling 
but when the stucco came down these were damaged and must also be
replaced.  He is in the middle of major repairs and reconstruction.  And his
wife really wanted a more 'trendy' house in a development.  Oh well.  She is
his problem, not mine.
In a message dated 11/4/2011 11:50:14 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
bkelson@ix.netcom.com writes:

Maybe November will be warm like it has been for the last few years.
That way he can complete his project. Did the stucco need to be replaced
due to hail or birds?


-----Original Message-----
>From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
>Sent: Nov 3, 2011 1:35 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] More strange fall weather
>I've heard about your snow, Betsy.  My son in Golden was having the
>stucco replaced on his house when the first one hit.  That delayed the
>process, but apparently a second one yesterday has caused much 
>more delay.  He had hoped to have the work finished before winter
>set in - hoping it woldn't interfere with his skiing - but now who knows
>when he will be able to get it finished.
>In a message dated 11/3/2011 11:05:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
>bkelson@ix.netcom.com writes:
>It sounds like the East really got a doozy. Here in Colorado we had 9.5"
>of wet snow last Wednesday and it pretty well melted off by Saturday. It
>was a wet and heavy one like yours Auralie, where the trees got bent. I
>cannot believe that the Honeylocust and ash still have their leaves on.
>I am currently visting my folks in Indiana and their Honeylocust and ash 
>have no leaves..go figure.
>I guess it snowed another 9" at the house yesterday...but it was a dry 
>so Greg only needed a broom to remove it.
>Stay Warm

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