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FarleySB

05:29PM | 08/26/04
Member Since: 08/25/04
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I've got a clay tile boot that a roof downspout discharges into. The problem is that, in heavy rains, it can not handle the flow, back-ups, overflows onto the gound, and works its way into my basement. I've snaked it out, but it doesn't seem to resolve the problem entirely. I dug up the soil around the boot to try to figure out where it goes. I'd like to fix it - replace the pipe, clean out the drywell, install a new - something - I'm not sure until I determine where the pipe goes. My problem is that the pipe goes under a stone patio almost right way. I just finished digging three holes where I thought (hoped really) that the pipe extended beyond the patio, but no luck. Any thoughts on how to find this?
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