OK, this is the question of the day.
Why would “anyone” deliberately dump a 5 gallon bucket of sawdust in a crawl space?
I see all sorts of things dumped and stored in crawl spaces. I have even seen sawdust from when the home was built, or from floor refinishing that has filtered down through the cracks in the floor boards–making neat parallel lines on the black vapor barrier covering the ground.
But this stuff was just piled–more or less in one location–along the foundation. It was nowhere near the access to the crawl space, so one might think it was difficult to get it to where it was as well.
But the “someone” that dumped the sawdust, I am quite sure, never contemplates “difficulty.”
This is especially true when you realize this stuff got there ONE BITE AT A TIME!
Carpenter Ants make amazing carpenters–although they seem much better at taking things apart than putting things together.
These carpenters have been working on this home for quite some time and have piled up their construction debris as prove of their industriousness and patience.
“Difficulty” and “impatience” are something that they obviously do not consider.
By Charles Buell, Real Estate Inspections in Seattle
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