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Thread: Site lurker from Maine
01-13-2014, 09:21 AM #1
Site lurker from Maine
I am a retired structural engineer living in Georgetown Maine. I did mostly industrial work, but I am planning on building an underground house so I visit this site because: 1) I find it interesting; 2) I am looking for problems to avoid in the house I am planning, and 3) I am looking for ideas I might incorporate in my design.
01-13-2014, 01:49 PM #2
Re: Site lurker from Maine
Hello and welcome.
Good timing about building underground, what with the weather changes we are seeing.
One problem I hear about underground structures is water leakage from the roof areas. Seems to be a problem area. How deep are you planning to go? I often thought it would be neat to purchase a former military missile silo or other former military bunker.
Hope you build it up on high ground given rising oceans and tidal surges.
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