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An "embankment" is a raised earth to either separate/protect an area from the waterway, such as a levee; or divert, collect, and drain the storm water runoffs, such as the raised earth at the highway entrance/exit ramps. The sloping surface of the raised earth (embankment) requires protection to avoid the fine soil particles been washed away by the ...


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Maybe he is subbing out the work to uncaring third parties and absconding with the money. Maybe he has great crews who he trusts to do a good job, and they trust him to do his job that is to find customers, hire good people, procure good materials economically, and make sure everybody does what they should .. pay, get paid, do a good job, etc. Maybe the ...


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First, if you have a contract with someone, and a question/suspicion arises about the work specified in that contract, you should just ask the person you are contracting with, rather than go online looking for guesses. We have no idea what happened in your scenario unless you tell us. Second, what do you mean by "his crews"? I assume you spoke with ...


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The sketch below shows how the insulation prevents condensation to form. Note, the metal panel and some of the sidings will heat up/cool down very fast when exposed to the heat/cold source. The temperature in the insulation will decrease slightly and slowly from the face exposed to heat towards the cold surface, due to this buffer, condensation will not ...


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Condensation happens when warm, moist, water-laden air makes contact with a cold source. Colder air cannot hold as much water vapor, so by chilling the air, the water must condense out. Moisture gets there because air does. The siding's job is to keep water rain off the building paper. The building paper (e.g. "TYVEK" on every house under ...


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