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Old 12-06-2008, 04:08 PM   #1
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sump pump base, add concrete pad?


My sump pump well is opened to the earth at the base. I would like to make a concrete pad (with holes) or have the sump sit on a stone. I dont like having the sand in there. Any concerns raised by this?

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Old 12-06-2008, 04:38 PM   #2
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sump pump base, add concrete pad?


I don't see a problem with this unless the holes get clogged.

Why not take some wire mesh used for stucco and make a tray for it to sit on. You could have some spikes to stick in the soil and push it in to where it is just above the gravel.

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