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by mbmsv
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: A few sump pump pit questions
Replies: 3
Views: 166

Re: A few sump pump pit questions

Hi Shannon, Thank you for looking. I don't think the white pipe is the main sewer because the big black cylinder in the back on the first picture must be the backwater valve and I don't think it connects to the white pipe... I think the white pipe is a separate drain for the rain water because I bel...
by mbmsv
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: A few sump pump pit questions
Replies: 3
Views: 166

A few sump pump pit questions

I've just watched Shannon's great video on installing a sump pump pit and it answered some of my questions but I am still looking for someone to explain me better what I have now. The pit I have is very shallow and it doesn't have any liner, i.e. the bottom of the pit is just dirt. What you see on t...
by mbmsv
Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Non-treated lower plate in the basement framing
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Non-treated lower plate in the basement framing

Hi experts, I recently bought a house and am now discovering issues. I had to pull the floor in the basement because it was thin laminate laid on very thin underlayment directly over concrete. Not only the floor was very cold but this created perfect conditions for trapping humidity. The musty smell...