is there any way to get an honest opinion about what would be the best
method to repair a leaking basement? the only people i can get to look at
it are trying to sell me their system...so of course they tell me that
theirs is the best way to fix the problem.
i want it fixed correctly the first time. is there any way to be sure what
How high is your water table, how old is the house, what is its
construction, how is your grading , gutters where does it leak , when
, do you have a sump and tile system,are there Cracks in floor,
foundation etc etc. It can be simple as gutters and grading or Tile and
foundation repair. Do you use a dehumidifier
This is where I'd start, as to why this isn't getting the job done. The
grading should get the majority of the water away from the house, and
the sump picks up the rest.
Either it isn't working, or is overloaded.
What you need to do is dig down in the worst area, and find out what is
Go to www.google.com and search this group on the group page for basement
waterproofing. The only way is drainage outside. Start with simple stuff
like gutters and sloping lot away from house. After that follow instuctions
you find for installing perimeter drainage using gravel, perforated pipe
both wrapped in special cloth so mud doesn't ruin system.
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