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Earth against Wall - Correct Rework

Postby simonwar » Wed Jun 04, 2008 6:07 am


I have earth against a wall, after a big flood, water eventually penetrated through the walls.

I am going to dig it out, about 2 feet deep, and put in a damp proof membrane against the wall, line the base with chippings, 1 to 2" and I was told to lay in a pipe before covering over with the earth again.

Q. Is there a special type of pipe for this or do i use a drainpipe and pepperpot the top of it with holes?

Q. Do I connect the pipe into the drainage system?

Any help appreciated.

Thanks, S.
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Postby tucny » Sat Jun 07, 2008 2:57 pm


how high are the ground levels?

What are you doing inside regarding the damp?
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