Where dose it go?

bear76March 16, 2008

I have drains in the window wells of out basement (2). I don't know where they go. There are no signs of an entire system that comes out some where.

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They should connect to weepers around the foundation that, in turn, tie into a municipal drain, a sump in your basement or some exterior drainage system on your property. It all depends on local regulations and the peculiarities of your home and property.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2008 at 6:11PM
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hendricus

Or it could be that is all it is, a drain with a bit if gravel and sand.

    Bookmark   March 17, 2008 at 10:04AM
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a drain with a bit of gravel and sand

Yep!

I once came across a w.c. in an addition behind a storefront that was drained that way!

It was only discovered sometime later, when the new owners were having trouble with "backups".

    Bookmark   March 17, 2008 at 10:13AM
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