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 Basement floor drain
Author: pburrell48 (OH)

Can I plug my basement floor drain if I install a sump well and pump in my basement?

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 Re: Basement floor drain
Author: bsipps (PA)

If you plan to never use it again and if it’s connected to the plumbing there should be a trap for it,just stuff a rag down the pipe about 4” and fill it with concrete or use a wing nut plug if you can find the right size

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 Re: Basement floor drain
Author: packy (MA)

i don't ever advise stuffing a rag down a pipe.
i know there is little chance of it happening but if the rag went down the pipe it can cause a blockage.

i always say to use newspaper. if it goes down it will easily dissolve,

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 Re: Basement floor drain
Author: bernabeu (SC)

ditto packy


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

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