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 large iron drain in basement leaking
Author: phyllisw (KY)

large iron pipe in basement area leaking. how can i repair.



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 Re: large iron drain in basement leaking
Author: stuckinlodi (MO)

Is it leaking at a joint/connection, or in the pipe itself between connection places? Post a photo to get the best advice. If it is leaking at a joint it is often repairable. Replacing the pipe is a bigger job, cost will depend on who you have do it.



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 Re: large iron drain in basement leaking
Author: hj (AZ)

That is like saying, "I have a problem with my car. How much will it cost to fix it?" There is no way we could even begin to answer that question until we know WHAT and WHERE it is leaking.

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 Re: large iron drain in basement leaking
Author: Paul48 (CT)

Yeah.......Gazing intensely into my crystal ball, I wasn't able to come up with anything.

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 Re: large iron drain in basement leaking
Author: North Carolina Plumber (NC)

Could be many options, but likely just cut out the bad part and replace it with new.

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 Re: large iron drain in basement leaking
Author: hj (AZ)

Have you cleaned it lately?

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 Re: large iron drain in basement leaking
Author: AlbertGeorge (NJ)

For leaks on the joint or in the middle, rubber couplings or connectors can be wrapped around to tighten up the leak. These can help stop toilet water, used laundry water or other drainage materials from pooling around the leak. They do require some cutting, so it's best if you know what you're doing.

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