I've got a cherry tree growing about six feet from the foundation of my
Some days moisture appears in the corner of the floor of the basement.
(The basement wall
is covered with paneling.) Is there an xray or something I can use to see
how close the roots
are to the foundation or to see if they're going into the foundaTRation?
Roots are more or less as big as the tree. I'd not guess the roots are
a problem, I'd look at drainage of gutters and the slope of the ground
away from the house (or toward the house which would be bad) before
suspecting the tree. Might want to pull off the paneling and look for
cracks. Also mold.
You know you have a leak. Why take off the panelling?
I'd suggest you look from
the outside for any signs of hairline cracks
in the foundation in the area. They
can be larger underground.
Then you can dig down to the weeping tile and fix it
properly from the
You can check out / cut the roots at the same time.
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