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I did it, so can you

Posted by Bob R on September 2nd, 2002 02:10 PM
In reply to What I know of a french drain is by Trevor on August 29th, 2002 05:44 PM [Go to top of thread]

I put in a french drain and it wasn't too hard. I used a hammer drill and small sledge with chisel to cut the basement floor about 5-6 inches wide. Dug out enough to put in drainage pipe with holes facing down and filled withg pea gravel. All of drain led to sump hole with galvanized liner about 18" by 3' deep. cemented over the drains. Never had another problem!

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