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Old 01-11-2012, 11:15 AM   #1
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securing baseplate on Concrete w/ a french drain beneath it? just glue?

Our house was built by a local builder 19 years ago. The original owners had a drainage/water issue and had a company come in (Basement Dry) and put in a french drain?? around the interior perimiter and some "snake"spots through the floor. THey then patched it up with concrete.
The issue is, the concretet is patched concrete and not as thick as the rest. If I want to screw the base plate intot the original concrete I'll have to come out 6" from the walls.
Any way of securing this to the less thicker patch work that was done? Can you just glue the baseplate instead?


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Old 01-11-2012, 11:02 PM   #2
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Use the longest tapcon (concrete) screws you can and pl Premium or similar product to 'glue' it in place. It is amazing what this adhesive will hold. I am assuming the patched area is solid.


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