How solid is your foundation?
My husband and I visited our daughter and son-in-love over the Labor Day weekend in North Carolina. I love their rental house! If you asked me to draw a floor plan of my ideal home, this would be it. A spacious kitchen, a separate breakfast nook, a formal dining room, a den and a formal living room, with bedrooms down a hall and a walk-in closet in the master bedroom. The best part was a wide house-length front porch. A small deck overlooked a sloping backyard. The house foundation reaches into the side of a hill with the house half-way down the slope and a grove of trees at the bottom of the hill.
Therein lays the problem. [Read more…]