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Old 06-21-2012, 06:51 PM   #16
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Even if you have perimiter drains--that crack will still seep water--it is above the drain.

Most cracks like that can be successfully fixed with epoxy injection---(around $300 for a single crack--less if you have others.

Curing the leak from the outside is the best--but major money and destruction of the landscaping--

Try the epoxy injection---


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Old 06-23-2012, 10:58 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by oh'mike View Post
What happen when you run water in that bathroom?

That looks like a sewage line (PVC) as opposed to the typical footing drain (Black corrugated pipe)
White PVC, with 3/8" to 1/2" holes about 6 inches apart the whole length, is perfectly usable for perimeter drains.

A sewage line should never come into and dump into an indoor chamber that is not hermetically sealed (except for inlet and outlet pipes).


The good conscientious technician or serviceperson will carry extra oils and lubricants in case the new pump did not come with oil or the oil was accidentally spilled, so the service call can be completed without an extra visit.
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