I think we found the REAL problem! Talk about disgusting! Now, we have to figure out how to fix it. Any suggestions? I think we will take these pictures down to Home Depot and ask them for help! (And, I am sure, relying on Ben's dad who is an excellent handyman to help us out before we start falling through the water damaged floor!) But really- if you have any suggestions- send them our way!
Saturday, April 25, 2009
A Plea to All You Handymen (and women) Out There!
Ahh, the joys of homeownership: Always having to worry about your house (we might need to buy Mike Shanihan's house after all- sorry Arienne!).
Right when we bought the house, there was a soft spot on our kitchen floor. It was very small, and we realized the problem must stem from the doggy door that somebody put into the wall (the dumbest idea EVER) that leaked water. So, we sealed up the doggy door. Problem solved, right? WRONG! A couple of weeks ago, I noticed the soft spot on the floor was getting bigger. Ben didn't believe me, but I was convinced. We noticed our French doors didn't have a very good seal around it, so Ben opened up both French doors today and this is what we found: