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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Hammer
    • Cordless drill
    • Caulk gun
    • Angle grinder
    • Cold chisel
    • Dust mask
    • Wheelbarrow
    • Spade
    • Paintbrush
    • Tuckpointing tool
    • Trowel

You may need concrete cutting tools if you install a sump basket and drain system.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • Caulk
    • 6-mil poly
    • Aluminum foil
    • Duct tape
    • Foil tape
    • Foam pipe insulation
    • Rigid insulation
    • Hydraulic cement
    • Masonry waterproofing
    • Downspouts
    • Drainage tubing
    • Sump pump

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