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11-29-17, 05:37 AM
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Posted By mattkrets

It actually has an extension, I should have...

It actually has an extension, I should have included a better picture of the connection. The end of the disposal elbow is at least an inch down inside the extension but there's just not enough...
11-28-17, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By mattkrets

P-Trap slipping off disposer elbow

I had to install a new disposal over the weekend so I bought exactly what was installed previously to make it easy (Insinkerator Badger.) The installation went fine but now the p-trap keeps slipping...
09-10-17, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By mattkrets

I want to fill that hole with concrete so that it...

I want to fill that hole with concrete so that it won't leak water when it rains. I just want to know what the best thing to do with the pipe for right now is so down the road when we decide to make...
09-10-17, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By mattkrets

What to do with this pipe in the floor before filling hole?

I would like to fill a hole in my basement floor with concrete in order to prevent ground water from running up through the hole when we get heavy rains. My house sits at the bottom of a hill so when...
08-22-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,680
Posted By mattkrets

Yeah, we have. I've had two different foundation...

Yeah, we have. I've had two different foundation places take a look at it and they've both said the grading and drainage is good. At the time I didn't get any opinions about the hole though because I...
08-22-17, 10:15 AM
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Views: 2,680
Posted By mattkrets

I'm definitely going to be digging it out here...

I'm definitely going to be digging it out here soon just to see what's in there for sure. The storm last night was a rare one in strength but even if it only happens once ever few years I definitely...
08-22-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,680
Posted By mattkrets

Tub/toilet hole in basement leaks during heavy rain

In our unfinished basement there is a rectangular hole filled with gravel on the side of the basement opposite our sump pit. From what I can gather it seems like the hole is where either the toilet...
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Views: 8,106
Posted By mattkrets

That's a great question Allan and I've wondered...

That's a great question Allan and I've wondered that myself. What would be the way to find out? Wait till it's been dry a while and run a garden hose into it to see if the sump pit starts to fill? It...
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Views: 8,106
Posted By mattkrets

Hi Norm. I definitely plan on getting a bigger...

Hi Norm. I definitely plan on getting a bigger pump to use as the primary and discharging into a larger pipe outside the house. This will also help issues with the discharge tubing freezing in the...
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Views: 8,106
Posted By mattkrets

It's a degenerate drain with a natural flow. The...

It's a degenerate drain with a natural flow. The actual pipe terminates a few feet from the street.

I'm guessing that you're right and it's something below ground level. There isn't a spot in our...
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Posted By mattkrets

Thanks Allan. So if I go with a second pump doing...

Thanks Allan. So if I go with a second pump doing a separate discharge would be the way to go? I've seen some photos online where there are two pumps that join into a single discharge going out of...
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Posted By mattkrets

Sorry, I forgot to mention: We have had two...

Sorry, I forgot to mention:

We have had two different foundation companies come out to look at the grading and they have both said that it is fine. There is a French drain on one side of the house...
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Views: 8,106
Posted By mattkrets

Sump pump can't keep up

Hey all,

I live in Missouri and with all the rain we've gotten lately my sump pump situation has been giving me massive headaches. The sump pit has overflowed twice within the past week and a half...
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