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How to avoid basement flooding

Posted by A.K. on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : FYI 

Basement flooding can be avoided by making sure your eavestroughs and downspouts are not dumping the water too close to your foundation walls which can overload your home's drainage system.  Another cause could be your lot grading, If the ground around your house slopes in towards your foundation then you would have the same problem with overloading your weeping tile and drainage system.  Build up the ground around your house so the water drain away from your house walls.  Sump pumps can help...


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