Showing Homes in High Heat, Humidity

“Pardon my French Condensation” Notwithstanding the oppressive weather in the Twin Cities the past few days, I’ve been busy showing homes. Which means viewing homes with tons of condensation on the windows; walking through basements with leaky or overflowing dehumidifiers; and seeing a/c coils that are laboring mightily. To their credit, in each case the listing...
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"Brick Wick"

Masonry Construction TechniquesI first noticed it on a Hopkins townhome I sold this Summer. Then I noticed it — in all places — at a Costco gas station. “It” was what looked like a piece of rope (actually, several of them) protruding from the masonry (and no, it’s not really visible in the photo at...
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