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  • Posted in thread: Water under slab in daylight basement on 04-11-2014 at 10:13 AM
    Hey all, It's been awhile, but I wanted to let you know that we were able to successfully fix
    our basement drainage issues and reinforce our foundation, with the help of our structural
    engineer. I've ...

  • Posted in thread: Water under slab in daylight basement on 10-03-2013 at 05:15 PM
    This looks like a promising approach, thanks Nealtw. I have an email out to the engineer re the
    structural issues, will let you all know what he has to say. After that we'll figure out the
    draining an...

  • Posted in thread: Water under slab in daylight basement on 10-02-2013 at 11:46 AM
    Good point Nealtw. I'll ask our structural engineer if he thinks we need to under pin the wall.
    BridgeMan, thanks for the suggestion on the drain-tile / sump pit- we're working on a drainage
    solution,...

  • Posted in thread: Water under slab in daylight basement on 10-01-2013 at 11:05 PM
    To clarify, the brown strip is concrete, but the width is no wider than the CMU block sitting
    on top of it.

  • Posted in thread: Water under slab in daylight basement on 10-01-2013 at 10:58 PM
    Thanks Nealtw. We are on city sewer. My husband cut out a strip section further along the wall
    today, more photos attached. It does have some more depth to the foundation further along the
    wall, away ...

  • Posted in thread: Water under slab in daylight basement on 10-01-2013 at 07:01 PM
    You are definitely correct that there is not much of a foundation along that wall with the
    plumbing (the north wall). The front of the house (east wall) has a more substantial
    foundation, which also i...

  • Posted in thread: Water under slab in daylight basement on 10-01-2013 at 04:22 PM
    Hello forum! This is my first post, although I've been reading many posts here with great
    interest. I'm impressed by the knowledge and experience you all seem to have. My husband and I
    are gutting our...

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