French drain w/ vapor barrier in basement
Just bought a home w/ a walk out basement. The home is built on hill. The
lowest part of basement is finished out. The top part is not. By this I mean
as the hill slops away form the first floor, the area with enough room is
finished out. Any way, the crawl space doses not have a vapor barrier and
where the dirt meets the slab seems to be collecting water.
So I am going to add both a vapor barrier and a French drain. Long story
short, I cant find any thing on the web or in a book that tells me if the drain
goes over our under the barrier. I would think I want it under, but then I
can't figure how to mess with the sump pump.
Any thoughts? Or good Wright up's with diagrams or pictures for the visual
learners in the group?
83 CJ 8, a work in progress
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