Tuesday, April 18th
Downspouts that discharge water too close to the foundation greatly increase the risk of water seeping into the basement or crawl space.
Rain and snow melt have the potential to wreak havoc on an unprepared property. Unless something is in place to stop it, this water will make its way down to your foundation walls, creating pressure that will eventually cause leaks – and one day, you may walk downstairs to find a basement full of water.
Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to make sure that rainwater won't have the chance to pool around your foundation. If you're worried about water getting to your foundation walls, the three major changes you can make are:
If you follow these steps and seek help from a professional waterproofer when you need one, you can greatly reduce the chance of water permeating your foundation walls and causing basement leaks.
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