Testing Foundation Leak - Just curious....

Discussion in 'Remodel Forum & Blog' started by chefwong, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. chefwong

    chefwong New Member

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    We're all dealing with Irene in some way shape or form for all on ~the block~.
    I got a checkvalve installed as I am firm that this is the root cause of *my water issue*


    Just watching a neighbor house a couple houses over.
    This guy drilled holes all around the perimeter of the concrete and looks to just be injecting water in all these holes.
    The tool of choice - the handle looks like a *bike air pump handle* with a hose attached on the top, and a piercing tip that is around 40" long. After he let's the water run in each hole for a bit, he then plugs it up with styrofoam and then seals up each hole with mortar.


    What do you suppose he's doing/testing.
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