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Poorly installed pipes Monday, 18 May 2009 21:51 by Craig Haas

flexible pipeThe photo at the left shows an improperly installed flexible drain line under a sink. We would recommend changing this to smooth PVC, so that it will not clog as easily.  Consult a plumber to repair.

The following image shows a discharge line from a sump pump.  This pipe has become disconnected just above the backflow prevention valve, so that all of the water will now simply spray into the basement.  Fully reconnecting the discharge line will allow the sump pump to operate properly.      disconnected