Plumbing

Plumbing Questions? Ask a Plumber and Get Answers ASAP.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Plumbing

I have a drain pipe that's leaking at the base of the

Customer Question
basement floor every time it...
I have a drain pipe that's leaking at the base of the basement floor every time it rains any idea why this would happen only when it rains
Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Plumbing
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Plumbing Question
Answered in 10 minutes by:
9/21/2017
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago
WCohn
WCohn, Journeyman Plumber
Category: Plumbing
Satisfied Customers: 1,452
Experience: Journeyman Plumber/Estimator
Verified

My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Ask Your Own Plumbing Question
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 5 months ago

Could it be a ground water drain?

Ask Your Own Plumbing Question
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Yea it goes into the ground to the city sewer line
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Marc Your Own Question
Marc
Marc
Marc, Plumber
Category: Plumbing
Satisfied Customers: 1,127
1,127 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Plumbing heating & home maintenance contractor

Marc is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Marc

Marc

Plumber

1,127 satisfied customers

Plumbing heating & home maintenance contractor

Jerry

Jerry

Plumber

784 satisfied customers

over 20 years residential plumbing experience.

Theplumber717

Theplumber717

Plumber, Hvac Tech

656 satisfied customers

Lic Plumbing contractor, 28/yrs res,com,repair,Universal HVAC Tech

Phil

Phil

Mechanical Engineer.

610 satisfied customers

Retired mech. contractor, shop owner, 51 yrs experience.

Mario

Mario

Master Plumber

604 satisfied customers

Master Plumber, Fire Sprinkler, and Jobbing Spec.

Bud

Bud

Plumber

538 satisfied customers

22 Years Field Experience - 17 Years Business Ownership - Residential or Light Commercial

Rick Mather

Rick Mather

Building Inspector

498 satisfied customers

Assistant Building Official, HVAC Tech

< Previous | Next >

Related Plumbing Questions
I have radiant heat using a elec on demand is working fine
I have radiant heat using a elec on demand is working fine but added another zone and now not enough flow. Is it possible to add a small water heater to help with volume for flow. My name is zane … read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
1,452 satisfied customers
I have four bathrooms in a two-story house. Two of them, one
I have four bathrooms in a two-story house. Two of them, one on the first floor and other right above it on the second floor, have knocking sounds when you flush the toilet and run cold water. It has … read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
1,452 satisfied customers
I have a Kohler sink faucet and the water won't come out of
I have a Kohler sink faucet and the water won't come out of the hose. I have a new valve and check f … read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
1,452 satisfied customers
I have a regulator for a propane burner that appears to have
I have a regulator for a propane burner that appears to have very little volume. There's no valve on it but it appears to have dwindled down to no flow at all (the bottle is for)… read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
1,452 satisfied customers
My well just stopped. How do I check if it's a control
My well just stopped. How do I check if it's a control system or the pump? I just watch a YT video and it Looks like my Capacitor is blown. Meanwhile, when I checked resistance on the Pump I seem to h… read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
1,452 satisfied customers
I have a Ptg 53dvn and am getting a message "11". No hot
I have a Ptg 53dvn and am getting a message "11". No hot water. … read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
1,452 satisfied customers
I have an Aquastar 240 FX tanklesswater heater and it wi.
Hi. I have an Aquastar 240 FX tanklesswater heater and it wi … read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
1,452 satisfied customers
I went to change pressure gauge on my well pump. pump is an
i went to change pressure gauge on my well pump . pump is an indoor on air tank . . i did not know what was doing and drained all air out of tank and replaced pressure gauge drained all water and then… read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
We purchased our home several years ago and we do not know
We purchased our home several years ago and we do not know the size of our propane water heater. It is wrapped with insulation from top to bottom and I would have to remove much of it to find more inf… read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
1,452 satisfied customers
We had the boiler primed and restarted. The oil guy left a
We had the boiler primed and restarted. The oil guy left a cup of the oil on the table. I was going to throw it outside and i forgot. My husband came home and spilled it down the kitchen sink. What sh… read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
Kohler thermostatic valve giving me problems after replacing
kohler thermostatic valve giving me problems after replacing the cartridge/ lavs have boiling water except the shower any ideas? … read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
Having a problem with my hot water heater. No hot water. I
Having a problem with my hot water heater. No hot water. I have checked every component and I must still be missing something. I have a good knowledge of the electrical components so I just need a few… read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
No water in the house - we are on a well system and just
No water in the house - we are on a well system and just went thru a power outage. … read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
We are working with a contractor who is doing in addition in
We are working with a contractor who is doing in addition in the rear of an existing house. The contractor added a storm drain pipe underneath the new slab. Is that allowed under California building c… read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
I purchased a single bowl undermount sink to replace my
I purchased a single bowl undermount sink to replace my double . My measurements of my openings granite to granite 29 x 16. they shipped me a sink that is 30 x 18 < can I use this size. … read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
Burnham 407B boiler question. We shut the boiler off with
We shut the boiler off with the little switch on the side in late October to have the floors worked on. The boiler would not start up on its own @November when we flicked the switch back. It has been acting up since then. … read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
Rick, I have a Weil-Mclain CGa-5 boiler. A few weeks back we
Hey Rick, I have a Weil-Mclain CGa-5 boiler. A few weeks back we had a cold snap & froze some Pex piping to our floorboard heat. After getting it thawed & running, our plumber tried adding anti-freeze… read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
I am trying to identify a problem with water discharge from
I am trying to identify a problem with water discharge from my hot water heaters pressure relief valve. The problem started when we added a timer, thus we see greater temperature swings and therefore,… read more
Rick the plumber
Rick the plumber
Owner
9,857 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x