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There is a small pipe coming out of the side of the house…

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There is a small...

There is a small pipe coming out of the side of the house and is leaking water non-stop.

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

It looks like some kind of drain pipe, but I don't know much about these things.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If it is possible, sure. meaning if it is not too technical

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

It looks like a thin copper pipe, It comes out of the side of the house, near to the air conditioner. it leakes like an open faucet. it has been going on for a couple of weeks.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 2 months ago
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Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 2 months ago

Sounds like a condensate drain. Can you upload a picture

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I'm at work right now. I can take a picture this evening when I return home.
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
It is just as I described, a small pipe coming out of the side of the house, and is leaking constantly. Not dripping, but actually flowing water. How do I stop it from doing this?
Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 2 months ago

If it’s a condensate line attached to the air conditioner is is supposed to drain like that. It’s pulling the moisture out of the air as it cools it.

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Plumber: WCohn, Journeyman Plumber replied 2 months ago

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