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 cuttng concrete for sump pump
Author: Spry333 (PA)

HI i want to put a sump pump in my basement and was wondering what the best way to cut through the floor was. I believe its 6" poured concrete. Not sure if it has rebar etc in it. Ive got a jackhammer, exothermic torch, and a 14" gas demo saw (which i dont think will work but just in case). thanks

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 Re: cuttng concrete for sump pump
Author: bernabeu (SC)

mark a circle the diameter of the sump

drill the perimeter with 1/2 carbide hammer bit

THEN

have at it with the jack hammer

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Retired U.A. Local 1 & 638
"Measure Twice & Cut Once"

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 Re: cuttng concrete for sump pump
Author: NoHub (MA)

I have always used a Concrete Cutting and Coring company. Done fast and they break up hall away the old concrete.

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 Re: cuttng concrete for sump pump
Author: bsipps (PA)

Concrete saw with attachment for hose and cut a square about 4” larger than the crock diameter install crock top level with or just under the height of the slab

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