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Old 06-28-2010, 09:40 AM   #1
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foundation drainage


Building an addition with full basement and would be interested to get some feedback about the foundation drainage system. Here is what is planned.

http://i566.photobucket.com/albums/s...2/drainage.jpg

It is an 8" masonry construction for a general use basement (not finished). The drain pipe will tie into the current drain pipe around the existing house (I assume this drains to daylight somewhere, I do not have a sump system). Pipe will be at least 6" below the top of basement slab. Clay type soil. The drainage stone quoted for the job is 2-a modified but this could be changed ((says 2B in drawing - disregard). Really appreciate any comments, thanks.

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