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Horseguy 10-22-2007 09:35 PM

Crawl space issue
 
My wife and I bought our first house a few months ago and I'm trying to get the crawl space in order. The crawl space has plastic laid down covered with a small amount of gravel over top of it, the perimiter is like a small ditch, wich is where water lays even thuogh i installed a sump pump. There are vents but what concerns me is this water laying in the trench.
How can I make it dry down there?
Thanks for your advice.

Ron6519 10-23-2007 05:57 PM

Where's the moisture coming from if the floor and walls are covered? Any moisture should be under the plastic.
Ron

send_it_all 10-23-2007 06:53 PM

Sounds like you have a leak somewhere...If it doesnt smell like butt, then it is probably a supply line and not a drain line. Where are you located...sounds like west coast?


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