Posts Tagged ‘basement wall. foundation leak’

Proper Grading Around Your Home

In this article we will focus on a real life example of below grade water seepage, and the moisture rich environment that created which allowed mold to form and grow wildly. . Under normal conditions water will find its way through the soil, to the drain tile where it is then pumped out, but in this instance the constant moisture and amount of water being directed towards the foundation wall was too much for the system to handle. Refer to my previous article “Water in Your Basement?”

Water In Your Basement?

Spring Showers bring more than May flowers, they also bring water into basements. Let’s explore the construction of the typical basement foundation wall and the best solutions for this home repair nightmare. In the Midwest, basement walls are almost exclusively constructed from poured concrete. At the bottom of the foundation wall is a concrete footing, […]

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