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gmikem 10-01-2012 02:11 PM

Masonry Foundation - Pics and Questions
 
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I have a hole (2 inches by 3 inches) in the cement foundation of my house near the corner of the wall (see photos). I was told it could have been put there on purpose for ventilation. The hole is located on the back of the outside of the garage and I do have a floor drain within the garage.

Do you know if this is common or should I have the hole cemented in?

Canarywood1 10-01-2012 02:16 PM

Close it up.

joecaption 10-01-2012 02:16 PM

If it was for a drain it never should have been done that way.
Look under the house and see if someone dug trench under the house leading to that area trying to drain standing water under the house..

Kurtiswm 10-03-2012 11:11 AM

Is that a pipe on the outside, or just a rock? Either way that hole shouldn't be there.

bdwilliams 10-03-2012 02:58 PM

Close it up.


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