Category: Basement

This was the first water heater we installed since we’ve lived here. I want to say we’ve had it over ten years. I have noticed some light leaking, recently, and rather than wait until it becomes a full blown disaster, we bought a new one… The leaks on top… Lots of calcification. As you can […]
The new sump pump… The old vs the new… The old threaded connection is nasty… I chopped it off… To install a new one… First, the pipe was cleaned and roughed up with sandpaper… Ready to be pipe glued together. To keep the new sump pump from sitting in any sediment or water, I put […]
The sump pump has never worked quite right. I had to tie a string to it, and manually pull iy up to make it turn on. I want to connect the dehumidifier drainage hose to the sump tank, so I don’t have to continuing hauling the collected water up out of the basement every day. […]
The wires from the last receptacle have been tacked into place. Then, the last bit of wiring was run… To the main electrical panel. We should now have two new circuits; one 20 amp receptacle in the Bedroom, and receptacles and light in the Parlor.
We noticed some water in the basement this morning… Tracing it back… The brick wall is soaked. Looks like the old galvanized pipe that leads to the faucet on the west side of the house has sprung a leak… This is the dielectric union that I put in a while back… I’ll just need to […]
The next piece of wire was tacked into place on its way to the next hole…
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