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Based on your clarifying comments, I come to the same conclusion that you have...it's the concrete slab that's the issue. By the sounds of it, it's actually routing water towards your foundation. I had this exact same problem at my previous house. One side of the house had a concrete slab. Unfortunately, whoever poured it did a terrible job. By the time we ...


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First thing to look at is to make sure the patio and landscaping are graded so water falling on them tends to run away from/around the house rather than toward it, so water isn't being actively directed toward the basement wall. After that, you're looking at some combination of waterproofing the foundation, french drains, sump pump if you need to bring ...


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Call Mike Holmes. But seriously, he had a great show in which he has a very similar problem - we are talking 8 foot by 3' trenches around entire basement, waterproof cladding, rock, dirt barrier cloth and back fill. In a nut shell - your attempt to get the water away from those exterior walls is a step in the right direction. Unfortunately, there may be ...


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Attempting to put caulking to the wall under the base board with the carpet installed is very likely going to result in caulking spread out onto the carpet - also if you ever have to pull it temporarily - the parts embedded into the caulk will separate from the rest of the carpet. Unfortunately, placing the caulking under the baseboard with the carpet ...


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By design it is always filled to capacity, it is a pressure tank. Do not mess with the relief valve, it is there to prevent the tank from exploding due to malfunction causing overheating (if you are curious about that just do an internet search of boiler explosions). Do not turn off the water supply and drain the tank without also turning off the heat source ...


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Water heaters do not live forever. Start shopping. While it is possible that you have a leaky fitting near the water heater, (which could be fixed) the most common cause for a leaky water heater is that the water heater itself has started to fail, and the only option there is replacement, as the corroded tank is not a replaceable part. Depending where you ...


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You don't want to stop the water. You are going to make a bad situation worse. Yes you could use some leveling agents or caulking to stop the water flow. But then what happens? The water pools right at the wall, you get mold all over the place and then you and your neighbor have a big issue. I don't know who maintains the walls of the condo. In some ...


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If there really is a leak, it's easy to figure out. Make sure nothing in the house is actively using water (sink taps closed, no toilets running, etc.) and look at the water meter. If it's not absolutely, completely still, then you have a leak.


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I would say to wait and see if the water continues to come in after a few days. It is quite possible that the sprinkler water is seeping through above the slab. Are there bathrooms or other water usage utilities above where the leak is? Pipes usually rise vertically from the ground to the bathroom. You could also try to shut off the main water valve for as ...


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The shaking probably shook a wire loose besides causing a leak, or the leak flooded over a set of wires and shorted the wire to the casing. The GFCI did it's job by detecting the short to ground and shutting down the power. trying to reconnect with the fault in place will then cause the GFCI to trip again. The dryer is protected by the same GFCI so when it ...


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You might try calling Moen about it since their faucets carry a lifetime warranty. They would send you out a new o-ring at no charge. The O-ring you got as a replacement may not be the correct size unless it came from Moen. If it is the correct size and the faucet leaks, then the faucet parts themselves may have worn out to the point that a new o-ring won't ...


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Inside this maytag fill injecter there is some sediment inside just clean the sediments and should not leak any more



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