Anything to prevent more flooding

All of the recent rain has made us nervous about more basement flooding. We can’t afford to install drain tile or a sump pump yet, so we’re focusing on the smaller issues.

One of the gutter downspouts was installed on the wrong side of the house , needing lots of elbows to get around the deck. I reconfigured it to the proper side of the house.

City Manager takes a stance on predatory remodeling

The Columbia Heights City Manager reports his intention to forward proposed real estate regulations to the city council for consideration to protect new citizens of Columbia Heights from falling victim to predatory remodeling fraud.