Should I install a drain tile?


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Old 08-31-17, 10:44 AM
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Should I install a drain tile?

Having a mudroom addition built and the poured foundation wall extend about 4 feet below grade. Should I install a perimeter drain at the footing and tie it in to the home's existing drain tile? There will be no basement or crawlspace under the mudroom--just backfilled with dirt and a slab on grade. My concern is water pooling on top of the footing and getting underneath the wall and rusting out the vertical rebar. Should I have a waterproof membrane installed to divert ground water away from this junction?
 
 

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