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Basement Photo Friday – Please, Don’t Try This at Home!

An open channel sump pump system such as a 5 gallon bucket is not the best nor is it the healthiest solution for drying out a basement.

The bucket pump image shown is an example of an open sump pump channel system that some general contractors and DIYers install.  This “5 gallon bucket sump” is not the best solution nor is it the healthiest solution for waterproofing […]