when we have heavy rains.. i have water seeping up from the floor. it
is a cement slab with pavers over it.. i have put tar on the side of
the house, i have put flashing on the side as well. but the only thing
that did help a bit was the sandbags i put along the side of the
house. i am not sure is it a crack in the fountain?? any advise or
suggestions would be most appreicated..
You'll see another says to make sure the ground slopes away from the house.
I have ground in the back that is pretty much even to the house and not sure
what it will cost to try to funnel it away (dig some sort of gradient in but
no idea of cost). We do have extended gutters to lead the water away. The
front slopes nicely to the street but not the back yard.
If sandbags are helping, it sounds more like a gradient problem to me.
Thats good news because it's cheaper to fix than raising a house and having
the slab redone!
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