Last week after a severe cold spell I noticed a wet spot on the ceiling tile in my basement. I thought it was a sweaty pipe due to condesnation from the furnace running constantly. I took out the tile, wrapped the pipe in insulation, and replaced the tile only to have the spot move.
The pipe that is leaking is a PVC pipe that is part of the well. It comes in through the concrete at about 3 ft. above the floor, runs vertically, then goes 8 inches to the left where it runs paralell and right next to the floor joists. My leak is right at the corner connector where it turn run with the floor joists. It is a fairly slow leak, probably a drip every two minutes or so, depends a lot on the amount of water being used in the house.
Any suggestions????? I thought about trying a spray on sealer, but I'm not sure how I could shut down the water for a couple of hours to let the area dry and then let the sealant dry.
Help/suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
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