Learn how to prevent basement flooding by installing a sump pump. Here you can find an easy step-by-step guide to Sump Pump Installation:

  1. Use pressurized fittings and 1 1/2 inch PVC (figure A) to channel water from the pump and away from the house.
  2. Install 'J' hooks (figure B) to hang the PVC from the joists.
  3. Make a hole through the outside wall to run the PVC out.

Sump Pump Installation Tip: if you need to make a hole through a block wall, use a hammer to make the hole. Use a rotary hammer to break through brick.

Read the rest of the Sump Pump Installation guide:
Sump Pump Installation Guide Table of Contents
Sump Pump Installation - Setting Up
Sump Pump Installation - Dressign the Pump
Sump Pump Installation - Running Pipe
Sump Pump Installation - Drainage System Installation

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