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Hole in basement wall

Our new house has a basement leak and when we tore down drywall to investigate, we discovered a 3 inch hole in the wall. It appears there used to be a pipe or something there. It most likely didn't start leaking until a downspout in that corner broke and all the water from the roof started pouring into that corner.
Would Hydraulic cement be the way to go to repair this?

Re: Hole in basement wall

Clean it very well and use fence post setting cement.

Re: Hole in basement wall

I would go with Hydraulic cement and try to rough up the interior of the hole as much as possible so that it gets a good foot hold.

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