Sounds like this house is the lucky one with the natural spring!! First and foremost if you're going to buy. Check wetlands laws in your area!! I'm...
Can you run a larger pipe that flow to an area away from the neighbor? Can you tie it into the storm drain in the street? Sometimes it is tough to ...
One thing that I have not seen mentioned in bowing & shifting foundation walls is how do you remedy a footing and or wall(s) that were poured on po...
I'm curious. A 2'x2' tunnel. Have you checked it out? Where does it go? How about the house next door? Do they have a tunnel? What state are you in...
O.K. I have more questions. First how are you going to hand dig a trench 30 feet long and 6 feet deep in 3 hours? Thats a large job for a garden sh...
First and foremost the definition "waterproofing" has to go! A drain around the foundation and a sump pump is not a waterproof basement! It is wate...
Did'nt get the store on B-B. saw **********.If it's H-D's get the Ridge aquapro or the Wayne spv 500.the hardware store brands are Waynes in diguis...
I hope we're not too late couple of things Flotec pumps are junk. You'll get at best 2 years from one of those. Get a Little Giant 8 or 9 cia or Hy...
How long ago did you move into this house? Also I read 4?? Sump pits? Look into those pits; is there a drain pipe leading into these? If so you're ...
Ditto from me to you,Plumber Tom.To readers I swear by his advice Check out the plumbing catagory. C.
Oh, yeah frequent complaint of new homeowners! I'm in Boston area too! I'll be busy. found time to write this, that sump pump he left, get a hose, ...
Along with that leak consider replacing the elements. One or both are probably shorted.
Try to raise the fill level in the tank higher,also make sure the little hose that squirts out water is in the overflow tube. See if that helps. C.
sounds like a ball float. The hose is a wire.it is probably striking bottom before it clicks off. Prop up the pump.If in fact it is a hose,there sh...
hammerman has the right advice. I was 10 when I started learning about sump pumps. Got 28 years experience now. O.K. also the pump might have an ai...
Tomh has the right advice. Also you might want to get one of those little water alarms put it near the pump & it will alert you to any trouble.C.
Devildog[they make an awesome breakfast] Take a look at a stream or river during a cold period. Notice that the icing will take place from the outs...
That sump pump drain should have been installed at least 3 feet deep!I'm hoping that it is not connected directy through the wall. Rather that the ...
You sound pretty wet!! I'm in New England and the rain and snow has been crazy here! Check the water level in the sump when the pump starts. If it'...