3 Ways to Prevent Water Damage to Your Basement

Foundation sealing

Do you have a leaky, wet basement? If you do, it is important to understand the causes of these leaks and how water proofing solutions can help.

The Causes:

Even though water is everywhere, here are some tips to follow in order to prevent it from getting it into your basement.

Clean your gutters!

Although your gutters line your rooftop, a clean gutter is incredibly important to inhibit water from flowing into your basement. When they overflow with leaves and other debris, water has no where to go so it pools around your foundation. Regular cleaning and maintenance will direct the water 10 feet away from the house, instead of under.

Check your soil grade

If you have any soil around your home foundations it should slope at least six inches for every 10 Continue reading

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