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The moisture issue has to be solved first and independently before a flooring option is chosen. When it comes to flooring options, I'm a huge fan of LVP for a couple of reasons. The first is that is extremely cheap for high quality and looks like real hardwood. Second, LVP is inherently waterproof. This is great for a lot of basements that open up to a pool area and are going to have a lot of traffic because of that. That being said, you shouldn't leave water sitting on any flooring surface for days or weeks on end without wiping it up. Then you'll have to call your insurance adjuster. Finally, there are a large number of options containing Aluminum Oxide in their finish. This the of the hardest compounds we have and it strengthens the wear layer to point where the plank is nearly scratch impervious. These are some of my favorite reasons to pick LVP.
Here's a link to one of the most helpful blogs I've been able to find in my research if you're interested in learning more!: https://www.reallycheapfloors.com/blog/what-is-luxury-vinyl-plank-flooring/
The glass package and the insulation of the window are the most important. The best window would be quadriple or triple pane window with foamfilled sashes and krypton or argon gas inbetween the glass. The dense gas keeps the cold air out in the winter and the hot air out in the summer. The foam filled sashes keep the insulation like your walls. Also choose vinyl over wood for better insulation,
the most important thing you need to make sure you have is a highly rated low-e window. low -e will reflect the solar rays away from the inside of your home so it doesn't heat up during the summer or direct sun etc and during the winter it works in the opposite manor. winter it will keep the heat inside your home keeping your house comfortable. there are many good brands of windows like Andersen, Western, Hurd, Marvin, Eagle (andersen), just to make a few. be sure and do plenty of research and get estimates from. 4-5 companies and compare dont just get estimates from 1 or 2 companies. good luck.
Hi Martha. It is best you reference your community's deed restrictions on driveway widths. Any modifications to the exterior of your home or property usually requires ACC/ARC (Architectural Control/Review Committee) and HOA approval prior to those changes. If you live in the jurisdiction of a municipality you may need to get permits and inspections, as well.
Mr. Clean erasers work by using a very fine abrasive to remove either the offending dirt or the material that the dirt is in. Think of them as a very fine grit sandpaper that is usually very gentle. However, when used on paint, they will affect the finish causing it to spot on the wall. The only way to repair this is to paint over it with the original color in the original finish.
The only leverage you might have now since they are deneying it and already have their money is to start placing bad reviews of them online.
Top review sites are Google, BBB, Yelp, Houzz and Facebook. Also Angie's List and Home Advisor are good if they are on these platforms?
Give them one last chance to correct the problem along with a list these review platforms that you WILL be posting bad reviews on if it is not resolved within a stated timeline. If they are smart then they should resolve the problem.
If not, then place the bad reviews and send them a list of website links of each of the bad reviews. Let them know that once they resolve the problem then you will take all the bad reviews off.
Not much else you can do except go legal and this does not seem to warrant that?
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