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  1. Plumbing
    1948 ranch w/ full basement. The clay pipe that runs from the weeping tile on the opposite end of basement and ties into the floor drain is collapsed I believe. I saw it was still working during our last rain storm. You could see it pouring into the floor drain and then out the storm drain. But...
  2. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    Hello All, First of all, I'm new to this forum and am happy to find like minded people. I live in southern Ontario in a new subdivision. My neighbours backyard behind me is about 4' higher than mine. Currently there is a drainage ditch running down the property line in order to weep...
  3. Plumbing
    I own a 1960 bugalow in Vancouver, BC. I have encountered water problem in my finished basement earlier this year around Feburary. Basically, I saw water mark and paint peeling on the dry wall next to the foundation wall. I had a couple companies came in and look at the problem. When they cut...
  4. Landscaping & Lawn Care
    I have just finished a fairly large retaining wall project. Hopefully I can explain the wall clearly. My yard was sloping up about 4 feet over the last 20 feet. So we flattened it out, and built the wall against the back fence, with the sides wrapping around. So if you are standing in the...
  5. Plumbing
    I recently had a sewer backflow valve put in. My weeping tile was connected to the trap of my basement drain previously. I had only one incident of sewage backup into my basement and have never had any problems with water through my walls or floor. I was told that I needed a sump pump to...
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