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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
    • Bucket
    • Level
    • Dust mask
    • Hammer drill
    • Wheelbarrow
    • Safety glasses
    • Spade
    • Shop vacuum
    • Utility knife
    • Trowel
    • Wrecking bar

You'll also need a jackhammer and leather gloves.

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • 6 mil poly
    • Floor edging
    • Drain tile
    • Sump basket
    • Sump pump
    • Crushed stone
    • Concrete

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