31 May 2009:
Exactly 2 years ago we had to
dig up this area
to fix a leak.
water came into the Mud Room during Spring thaw.
After cutting into the Mud Room wall board and scraping foam insulation
from the concrete wall,
we traced the leak to where the roof joins the house foundation.
Then we removed landscaping and dug down to the membrane covering the
Mud Room roof and ran numerous experiments to locate the most likely
We think one of the screws used to fasten the membrane to the foundation
broke out and allowed water to get behind.