Underpinning and drainage in basement

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Posted by: from Toronto
9/7/2011 at 10:05:44 PM

We have underpinned our basement and gone down 2 feet. The old main drain to the city sewer system is now above the basement floor level. How do we solve this and correctly reconnect to the main drain out?

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Date/Time10/13/2011 at 12:16:28 AM

That would likely be a bit of a chore. When you lowered the floor in the first place, why didn't you have that pipe taken care of? I would think that the contractor would have known about this - as well as the City who issued you the work permit . . .

Anyway, you will probably need to get a contractor with experience in this area to thoroughly asses you options and create a plan to address it. Also, I am sure the City will need to be informed as you will need a work permit.

Brett Barager, MSW, CHI

Lone-Wolf Contracting

(A Division of Lone-Wolf Enterprises)


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