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Posted by wilbur on August 2nd, 2000 09:54 AM
In reply to Bulkhead door or walk-out door? by Dave on August 2nd, 2000 08:14 AM [Go to top of thread]

From the back yard you take stairs down to the
basement. This is an area open to the outdoor elements.
At the bottom of the stairs is a wood door that
is the entrance to the basement. When you open the
door, immediately in front of you is the floor drain
that accepts the incoming water. The bottom of the
wood door is less than an inch from the ground and
there is no thresh hold so when it rains water runs
into the basement. The floor drain is sufficient
to keep the water from collecting anywhere else in the
basement (of course with the exception of right next to
the door). I was thinking of installing a floor
sweep(?) but was wondering what would happen to the

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