Basement seepage


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Old 01-03-15, 01:51 PM
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Basement seepage

I have water seeping up through the concrete floor in my basement right next to the drain pipe from the kitchen sink. It is right where the pipe enters the floor. How do I seal this up? It's a very slow seepage.
 
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Old 01-03-15, 02:55 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Sadly, it may mean that the drain pipe is compromised and back pressure is forcing drain water back up along side the pipe edges. I don't think I would try to seal it from above. Having it "scoped" could tell if it is broken and what can be done to fix it.
 
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Old 01-03-15, 03:05 PM
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Would I call a roto rooter type person, or how would I go about scoping it?
 
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Old 01-03-15, 03:14 PM
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Either call a plumber or you can get one yourself. They are not expensive. But a plumber will know what to look for.
 
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Old 01-04-15, 01:29 AM
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guys are spot-on OR you can rent a snake but, if not that experienced in ' seeing ' what the head pulls out, its worth a plumber/roto rooter call,,, be there when the work's done & watch 'n' learn - that's PRICELESS - you get your problem fix'd + learn sumthin'
 
 

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