Anyone getting flooded in PA

This weather has got to stop, My gauge shows rainfall of over 10 in. so far. My garage is showing signs of water infiltration at the floor level.I have routed the downspouts out to the street but what else can I do to prevent any water actually getting into the garage? I'm thinking of painting the floor and sealing where the block meets the floor. We've only had the house for 6 months now and with the previous rain and snow I haven't had any water seapage before so I am hoping that this is only because of the massive amounts of rain we are getting.
Any thoughts?
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Houses that have not had problems in 50 years and more are now having water. This is a very unusual 200 year rainfall. It may never happen again in our lifetime.
As for painting, it won't help. Water is best removed on the outside, not sealed on the inside. Check hte drainage too. You did the right thing with the downspouts.
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Edwin Pawlowski wrote:

Or the next 5 yrs, whichever comes first...
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Sometimes it rains. Modify your house and grounds to deal with it.
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We've had torrential rains before, but nothing lasting this long or this torrential. The only water that I had was a darkening line along my back wall at the floor. It was only about 2-3 inches into the garage (the line of wetness) and only in one spot about 2 ft long. I just don't want future problems, I know that I can re route my gutters and spouts.
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If you plan to live there for 5 years and move, then you can basically look at the house as a disposable dwelling, in which case, don't worry about it. If you're on what's supposed to be a family estate, occupied for generations, then you want the house to withstand rainfall of biblical proportions. Ideally, you'd have the house bermed, and have drain-tile around the footings leading to open-air discharge, AND have a sump-pit and pump.
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Shopdog wrote:
(after noting in a previous posting of something over 10" altho didn't actually say over what time frame)

How old are you?
10" in a single event certainly doesn't seem like any great rarity, particularly in places back there that have fairly high rainfall, anyway.
I'm only 60-something and I've seen 2-ft (yes, feet!) totals in only slightly over 24 hours in VA (Camille fallout, 1969) and numerous other rains of 8-10" there and in E TN in the 30 years or so was there. That alltime records would be 10" or less most places east of the Mississippi seems unlikely to me.
Even out here where annual rainfall averages are 20" or less it is certainly not unheard of to have such single-storm evens although here they don't cover as large as areas in general as they do where there simply is more widespread water vapor available owing to proximity to large bodies of water and prevailing weather patterns.
We've had a couple just the last couple of months that dumped as much as 10-12" in only a few hours and a particularly nasty one three years ago did 16" in only slightly over 3 hours. That one was especially rough because it included 80-90 mph wind and baseball-sized hail for nearly 45 minutes during the early phases of the storm.
My point is that there is far too much being made of a lot of this about "one of a kind" and "lifetime" events that a more considered look at actual history could allay...
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