Sunroom Leak

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Sunroom Leak Podcast 58 - Click to Listen:

Tim Carter called Karen to try to solve her sunroom leak. She lives on the East Coast. Karen has water that leaks under the walls of her sunroom. Here are some photos to help you understand how difficult this problem is to solve:

sunroom leak

sunroom leak

sunroom leak

sunroom leak

The sunroom leak happened because the floor of the sunroom and the patio next to it in the above photograph are too low. They should have been at least 4 to 6 inches higher than the soil or grass strip you see in the above photo.

Here is how I would have installed the concrete slab:

foundation height above grade

Here's a picture of the linear french drain Karen needs to have installed around the sunroom:

french drain pipe

Cross-section of a Linear French Drain including the all-important perforated french drain pipe. CLICK or TAP HERE to read HOW TO INSTALL a Linear French Drain. WATCH THE VIDEO just below. Copyright 2017 Tim Carter ALL RIGHTS RESERVED - Do NOT COPY this graphic.

CLICK or TAP HERE to get FREE BIDS from local Landscapers who can install a linear french drain.

How a Linear French Drain Works
How a Linear French Drain Works

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