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Old 07-05-2010, 05:46 PM   #1
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Drain leak?

Hi, Guys. I have a rent house with a crawl space, and the tenant informed me that water was running out the bottom of the house through the crawl space access. I went by the house yesterday and could not see if any of the drain pipes were disconnected without crawling under the house. There is a lot of water and it seems to be coming from the toilet. I flushed it several times and noticed the water draining from under the house. Initially I thought the drain to the toilet had become disconnected, but the renter is having problems with the toilet flushing. It flushes rather slow which would contradict the line being disconnected. Any thoughts? The house is 70 miles away, and I am planning to go there tomorrow to determine if I can fix it or if I need to call a plumber. Thankyou.


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Old 07-05-2010, 06:08 PM   #2
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There is a blockage in the main line. When it backs up, the water is either leaking from a broken pipe or over the top of the closet flange


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better bring a pump, large tarp to crawl on and some lights if you want to see where it is coming from
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