Need urgent help- downspout into conduit

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Old 10-08-12, 08:54 AM
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Need urgent help- downspout into conduit

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I have a downspout going into a conduit drain under my driveway. However, I've learned this drain pipe is not connected to anything. The downspout goes into a 2.5"x 3.25" rectangular insert that goes into this condition pipe. I want to "cap" this insert off. I cannot find a cap inert to fit inside the 2.5"x3.25" opening. Does anyone know if a cap like this exists? I'm trying not to pour concrete in the conduit to cover up, but may have to if I cannot find a cap to fit

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Old 10-08-12, 09:14 AM
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Not sure how capping a old downspout is urgent but... I do not know of caps to seal off downspouts. If you want to cap it I'd stuff rags in to plug it and leave about 3" at the top to more permanently seal it off with concrete or mortar. You could also make a cap out of vinyl siding trim stock material or use aluminum flashing.
 
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Old 10-08-12, 09:37 AM
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Possibly you simply have a tile adapter. Simply remove it and find the correct size cap.


 
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The tie adapter is exactly what I have. Didn't know the name. Unfortunately, the pipe didn't extend past the driveway. Therefore, the top lip of the adapter is even eith my driveway, meaning concrete poured around it. No way to remove it. This is why I'm wondering if there is an insert to cap it

To the other poster, it's not the downspout I want to cap, but the tie adapter. It's urgent as every time it rains, the water goes into the conduit (which is connected to nothing) and water has dropped that corner of my porch by 1/4". My downspout is now extended to the grate drain at the end of my porch, but water running down my driveway is still running into the tie adapter and into the drain
 
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Old 10-08-12, 11:31 AM
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Best your going to do is measure the dimensions and e mail a place like this to see what they have.

Rectangle, Square, Round, and Tubing Plastic Pipe Plugs

I would need to check if fernco makes something
 
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