Water Management 101

Water is arguably the #1 threat to the integrity of a building. Managing water and minimizing moisture is one of the easiest things you can do to care for your home long-term, and this workshop will teach you the basics. Whether you have a modern poured concrete foundation or an older foundation made from another material that requires special attention, the workshop will address the particular challenges of wicking water away from your home. We’ll cover basement ventilation and wall maintenance, managing gutters and downspouts, and landscape features like French drains, swales, and dry wells.

Attire: Wear closed-toed shoes and clothes you’re comfortable getting dirty.  Bring work gloves.

October 14 // 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 
Sliding Scale Fee Structure // $25-$75
Esek Hopkins House, 97 Admiral Street // Register in advance

If the cost of this workshop is prohibitive, let us know. We’ve reserved several spots for folks on a pay-as-you-can basis courtesy of Bank RI.
This program is a part of our Building Works initiative. Learn More.

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