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It is very confusing, sorry about that. If you...

It is very confusing, sorry about that. If you look at the pix shows the garage door and the grated channel in front of the door, the 4 inch pipe is build inside the left portion of the channel, it...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Thanks for the clarification. Now back to the...

Thanks for the clarification. Now back to the solution, do you think 2nd pump would work? How about the possible freezing problem? And the is it doable to pump straight up and connect to that...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Problem is when googling "trash pump " plus...

Problem is when googling "trash pump " plus "liberty/zoeller", i cannot find any specific models. "sewage pump" is the closet i can find that Liberty/zoeller offers. So are you saying the one i have...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Sorry typo. I meant there was a 4 inch pipe from...

Sorry typo. I meant there was a 4 inch pipe from the grated channel to the sump pit inside, but the pump itself was hooked up to a smaller diameter discharge tubing (2 inch port vs the 1.5 inch pipe)
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

My limited imagination was to put a sump pit...

My limited imagination was to put a sump pit outside the garage and then some sort of submersive pump to pump the overflown water (during stupid heavy rain) out to the street. Currently there is...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

What type of water pump to move ground water?

The house we bought had a very strange setting with a downward driveway leading to a sideload garage which was lower than backyard and neighboring yard (separated by retaining wall). What type of...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

my bad, copied the wrong link. Anyway, wall...

my bad, copied the wrong link.

Anyway, wall is made of wood/lumber if it's not clear from the pix, the driveway is concrete.
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Bought an old house with leaning retaining wall, what to do.

This old house we bought had a driveway and a below grade sideload garage in the end of the driveway. There was an "L" shape retaining wall built around that driveway. Long side of that "L" seperate...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

The base ones work because the dishwasher was not...

The base ones work because the dishwasher was not installed. The new one is on its way, 23.625inch, I think the cabinet guy left 24" there, so a little bit wiggle room at the base ones.
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

That's all some good ideas that my GC might not...

That's all some good ideas that my GC might not think of. I'll discuss with him. He was saying to grind down 3/8 would be too much, 1/8 inch he might be able to handle.

Or maybe we should work on...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

last piece of wall cabinet would not fit, opening is 3/8 inch too narrow...

So we ordered these off the shelf cabinets and use a GC who is doing our house renovation project to install them. The cabinet seller came to do the measurement, however, his measurement was off a...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Sorry about any confusions in my OP. Guess my...

Sorry about any confusions in my OP. Guess my first question now is, will a comparable 1hp pump be helpful in my case? The dead one was a 1hp sewage pump, but I got a 1/3hp Zoeller N57 as...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Will a larger sump pump solve my below grade garage water problem.

I've been restless about this potential water problem from the attached below grade garage from the old house (50s) we just bought.

It's a sideload garage added to the old house back in the 90s,...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

To answer some of the questions: I believe...

To answer some of the questions:

I believe the sunroom/garage was addition together back in the 90s, so already 20 some years. It's not reo or abandoned, seller lived there and kept the house in...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

I intend to use the garage as a garage. I'm more...

I intend to use the garage as a garage. I'm more concerned about any possible mold that may affect the sunroom directly above the garage, or any weakening/damage that may cause on the foundation...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Thank you for the replies. I really wish we...

Thank you for the replies. I really wish we could've seen this at inspection (it was after a heavy snow, not melting yet), the garage, especially the side with question was blocked pretty much and...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Below grade attached garage, water mark on wall

I've been restless about this potential water problem from the attached below grade garage from the old house (50s) we just bought.

It's a sideload garage added to the old house back in the 90s,...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Kitchen vent hood ducting: roof or side wall?

Old raised ranch in mid-Atlantic (so snow sometimes can be heavy). Kitchen is in the middle not adjacent to any of the external walls. Currently there is an under the cabinet range hood (so TBD if...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Gasket is definitely there and I could not tell...

Gasket is definitely there and I could not tell anything cracked (at least not the white plastic thing right underneath the gasket), fitting is hard plastic, not seeing obvious crack either. But I...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Update: I actually changed for another set of...

Update: I actually changed for another set of showerhead + hose about two three months ago. But just this morning, I found the same leak at the same position on the new hose. I twisted open, gasket...
01-06-18, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

if its outside supply line frozen, would a pro...

if its outside supply line frozen, would a pro plumber be able to do anything, say if its underground...
01-06-18, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

its a small electric heater, and i followed your...

its a small electric heater, and i followed your suggestion to close the crawl space door. i feel its pretty warm there and its been a day almost warming up, still nothing.
01-06-18, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Lost all water pressure in the house, told was frozen pipe?

In MD, and it has been pretty cold for a while, and my house heat was set at 66 when sleeping. Water was fine last night and woke up 430am this morning, noticed the water pressure was gone...
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Posted By Mr.Nobody

Replacing badger 1/2 hp garbage disposal

First time plumbing work need some help. Just found out that my bager garbage disposal is leaking from bottom, dripping slowly close to the reset button area when there is water down from sink. I...
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