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    basement contractors

    I need to have a sump pump and drainage tiling installed in my basement. And it everyone else needs work too because of all the water. the earliest i can get someone in to just give me an estimate is Sep 22nd.

    so i'm thinking that maybe i could do it myself? I'm about 99% sure i wouldn't be able to cut out the concrete trenches on my own, but everything else i'm pretty confident in. So does anyone know if you can hire a contractor to just cut the trenches?



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    Re: basement contractors

    You can rent one. My father in law did it with just a concrete blade on his circular saw.


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    Re: basement contractors

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    You can rent one. My father in law did it with just a concrete blade on his circular saw.
    rent what? a jackhammer? i'm pretty sure i'd mess it up lol.

    also, you can actually cut through 60yr old concrete with just a circular saw and a concrete blade?



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    Re: basement contractors

    I wouldn't do this on my own. I've put in a sump pit which isn't that hard but only watched somebody put in a tiling system. Watching was all I'd want to do.



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