How can I redirect this water?


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Old 05-25-22, 12:37 PM
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How can I redirect this water?

I can’t really ‘build up’ where the water is standing and I’m not sure what other method would work best. Help?
 
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Old 05-25-22, 12:41 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

I see water splashing on the wall. That means it's coming from the roof and dumping there.
Can you cover that area ?
Is the road lower than that area ?

Post a picture of that side of the house.
 
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Old 05-25-22, 02:02 PM
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Ok I guess I do have a flashing issue also… if I fix that, will I still need to drain this concrete slab somewhere? Thanks for your help!


 
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Old 05-25-22, 02:03 PM
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& yes the road is lower than this area sorry
 
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Old 05-25-22, 02:34 PM
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You have basically two choices....shield the water from getting there or re-direct. You can't raise the slab. You could add a shallow buried pipe to the street but you have big trees which means a lot of roots.

Doesn't look like a flashing issue.... possibly a clogged gutter.
 
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Old 05-25-22, 02:36 PM
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how about a drain just off the edge of the concrete with a pipe going under the walkway and then what appears to be downhill?

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Old 05-25-22, 06:18 PM
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Yep, looks like it needs a drywell or a floor drain and dig a trench toward the street to bury the pipe. Pitch it minimum 1/4" per ft until it reaches daylight... mortar a curb around the end of the pipe wherever it reaches grade.
 
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Old 05-26-22, 12:35 AM
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You have water leaking from the end of the gutter, take it one step at a time, fix that first and see if it helps, where does the downspout discharge?
 
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Make sure gutters and downspouts are clear of debris.
 
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Old 05-26-22, 10:15 PM
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The downspout is at the other end. I should probably check to see that it’s sloped toward there but it rained all day today.
I noticed today that my gutters have water droplets dripping from underneath the front side. Does that mean they’re leaky? It doesn’t look like it’s coming from over the top which confuses me.
 
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Old 05-26-22, 10:20 PM
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I was browsing other threads and my droplets appear to be condensation. I’ll check slope and clogging tmrw.
 
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Old 05-26-22, 10:22 PM
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Gutters are supposed to have a flashing over the back side of the gutter so that nothing leaks behind. Drip edge / gutter apron.

If water is spilling over the top, they are probably plugged. And it's pretty clear in post #3 that the wall flashing at the end of the roof above the gutter is not correct.
 
 

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