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If your furnace is in the attic, this means the primary drain is clogged. its secondary drain is placed in a conspicuous location to inform you of something new or amiss. I have seen furnaces in garages that drain into a planter as described and there is no issues, it depends on where your unit is, where the condensate lines go, if its in the attic you have ...


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You can't reliably waterproof a basement from the inside. You can't reliably waterproof a basement 'relatively cheaply'. The only sure way to waterproof a foundation and at the lowest cost is to properly waterproof it on the exterior before you back fill. Barring that, you need to accept that fact that most basements may get wet at some point. Given ...


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The new information has radically changed my perception of the actual problem. Preventing moisture movement through the foundation won't help. Instead, it is cold temperatures outside causing condensation inside: No matter how well sealed the foundation, the problem will persist. A much less expensive solution may have several parts which can be mixed and ...


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As wallyk mentioned, the best way to seal a basement from moisture is from the outside. Sealing it from the outside is the most foolproof way to fix the problem since it diverts water away from your entire foundation instead of just trying to prevent penetration. Going from the outside is not always an option for many homeowners. It is extremely costly. ...


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The best solution is to waterproof the foundation from the outside. Dig around the outside deep enough. This can be done inexpensively yourself or by offering local teenagers a few bucks or your buddies a few beers and pizza. Beware of sprinkler plumbing, utilities, etc. With the foundation exposed: Apply an appropriate exterior foundation sealant but ...


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My Dad and I always used this Drylok. It doesn't cover much per gallon but it works pretty well.


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WaterGuard was an enhancement to round plastic pipe or actual drain tile as it was shaped to fit on the footing (in cases of monolithic floors a different product would be used). It's been around for about 25 years and is effective and clog resistant as it sits out of the mud on the footer and has access ports for visible checking and cleaning. WaterGuard's ...



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