Closing In My Sump Pit - Plumbing - DIY Home Improvement | DIYChatroom


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Plumbing

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-06-2013, 08:42 AM   #1
Jackof-all Masterof- none
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Colorado
Posts: 9
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Closing in my sump pit


Hello All. I am currently finishing my basement and I am about to construct a wall frame for a room near my sump pit. Does anyone have any suggestions regarding the distance I should stay away from the pit itself? Any experiences or suggestions would be helpful. Thanks all.

Advertisement

Pigonahog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2013, 08:51 AM   #2
DIY staff

 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kane county,Illinois
Posts: 22,326
Rewards Points: 3,290
Default

Closing in my sump pit


Make that closet 2 feet by 2 feet minimum,if possible---when changing pumps the elbow room helps---If you might need a battery back up---make sure there is room for the battery without having it sit on the lid---

Advertisement

__________________
New members: Adding your location to your profile helps in many ways.--M--
oh'mike is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to oh'mike For This Useful Post:
Pigonahog (01-06-2013)
Old 01-06-2013, 03:19 PM   #3
Jackof-all Masterof- none
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Colorado
Posts: 9
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Closing in my sump pit


Thanks for the reply oh'mike. I'll definitely do the 2' on one side and I'll have a few feet on the other side, as it will carry behind the room I am framing.

Also for future posts I will remember to post that I am in Colorado. Thanks for the tip.
Pigonahog is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Pigonahog For This Useful Post:
oh'mike (01-06-2013)
Old 01-06-2013, 05:43 PM   #4
DIY staff

 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kane county,Illinois
Posts: 22,326
Rewards Points: 3,290
Default

Closing in my sump pit


Welcome to DIY----Mike----
__________________
New members: Adding your location to your profile helps in many ways.--M--
oh'mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-06-2013, 06:37 PM   #5
Retired from the grind
 
gregzoll's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Midwest - Central Illinois
Posts: 14,423
Rewards Points: 2,508
Default

Closing in my sump pit


Even better if you can make that space 3x3 if possible, so that you can get at least a 28" door in there, vs. a 18" door to access.
__________________
Ren: Now listen, Cadet. I've got a job for you. See this button? Ren: Don't touch it! It's the History Eraser button, you fool! Stimpy: So what'll happen? Ren: That's just it. We don't know. Maybe something bad, maybe something good. I guess we'll never know, 'cause you're going to guard it. You won't touch it, will you?
gregzoll is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to gregzoll For This Useful Post:
oh'mike (01-06-2013)
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Not your normal sump pump question..(electrical) windowguy Electrical 13 10-03-2011 02:17 PM
sump pit/pump questions aliasoink Building & Construction 8 03-03-2010 12:41 AM
Sewer gas smell in basement from sump pump mirage212 Plumbing 15 10-23-2008 07:09 PM
Sump Pump Design handy man88 Plumbing 2 10-04-2008 10:48 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts