Yeah, break through the floor and install a tee with a cap that you can hose out the line with. Also I hope the drain is correctly pitched to the s...
I wish I had more info on Sanitred I don't. I hope the drain works well though! That was an [pardon the pun:)] UNDERtaking. I would favor sealing t...
Those holes drilled in that pipe want to be down with a minimum of 4 inches of crushed rock below the holes. There will be an extra 4 and 1/2 extra...
Pretty chewey digging. Water moves through this pretty slow. Place a finer crushed stone 3/8" at the bottom 4" deep place the holes of the pipe on...
place 4" of stone under the pipe. If the soil is soft use a fabric, if not the stone willbe o.k. C.
Try this, If the leak is between the radiator and the valve, take some steel wool to the mating surfaces & clean them up. Check the alignment of th...
Yes, go ahead and pipe the drain to the sump pump.Be careful about street pumping it. The water can freeze if you're in a cold climate [I'm in Mass...
Tom H. is right. fill everything up with stone. Leave the gaps open. Where is the drain going to end?? Where the pipe lets out the water must be lo...
Check the expansion tank. More than likely it is waterlogged. Water expands when heated, the tank compensates for this with an air cushion. When it...
This drain thats 4 feet deep. That is all the way to to or below the cellar floor grade?? If not, you'll have to dig deeper. also fill the drain tr...
Is it a gas furnace?? That might be a gas leak you're smelling. Get soapy gas leak detector and paint the joints with it. Bubbles will indicate a l...
Sure no problem. You're gonna have tough hands! One thing for safety. dig when the ground is dry. If you dig wet ground. Shore up the trench. It's ...
If you have a footing at the base of the wall dig along next to that. if the wall just stops, the floor of the trench will stop there also. Place t...
I take it that a sump pump in the family is a new thing for you! The foundation must be set on an area with a high ground water table. A 30 minute ...
Sorry to read that you're under water again! Some peoples houses are getting washed away,right now! I feel bad for them. This hurricane season is d...
Yeah, big job. Pending on how deep this foundation is. This water that comes in. Does it come in only when it's raining? if so check the roof gutte...
Pretty good! I love it when I have got to pump out a basement, and they ask how much water is in it. I whip out my calculator punch in the figures,...