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kevinasmith

07:27AM | 07/06/04
Member Since: 07/05/04
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I recently purchased a home that is 12 yrs old and was built with a French Drain. There is a 1" space between the basement floor and the foundation wall. It seems to have always worked well. My question is if I install a dehumidifier in the basement can I have it drain directly into the French Drain??

Any advice would be greatly appreciated

homebild

05:40PM | 07/06/04
Member Since: 01/28/03
693 lifetime posts
Not sure what a 1 inch gap between foundation wall and interior slab has to do with your exterior french drain.

Your humidifier should be drained to a plumbing drain or a floor drain if you have one.

cellarwater

06:07PM | 07/13/04
Member Since: 12/09/03
175 lifetime posts
Yep, go ahead and drain the unit into that drain.C.
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