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Old 10-22-2007, 09:35 PM   #1
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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.

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Old 10-23-2007, 05:57 PM   #2
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Where's the moisture coming from if the floor and walls are covered? Any moisture should be under the plastic.
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:53 PM   #3
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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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