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Old 03-29-2019, 11:44 AM   #1
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I Don't Know What This Is, Any Ideas?


Found this at a friend's house he just moved into. Any ideas as to what this may be? It appears to be coming from within the brick ledge footing.

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Old 03-29-2019, 12:30 PM   #2
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It waters the soil around the foundation.

It's a southern thing.

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A termite attractor?
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It waters the soil around the foundation.

It's a southern thing.
How does it work, and what's it called?

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Old pipes for ac unit.
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How does it work, .....
In some areas, the soil both absorbs and releases water very fast. In the case of the latter, the soil can shrink, causing a foundation and slab to crack. Maintaining a proper moisture level prevents this.

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"Water Control Program", "Foundation Watering", "Moisture Monitoring", "Foundation Soaking" et al.
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