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Old 10-23-2012, 02:39 PM   #1
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How do I repair slope errosion of my lawn that because it is butted up against the side and front of my house has caused moisture to my basement? I have run a plastic membrane up 12'' against the wall and 3.5 feet out which covers my property line. I have held down the plastic with (30) forty pound bags of topsoil, all this in an effort to change the pitch of the lawn...away from the wall. I live in Indiana and it has rained on and off for several days. I would appreciate help with this emergency project. I am looking for the best and most appealing way to complete the project. Thank you

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Old 10-23-2012, 03:14 PM   #2
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Typically the top soil would be spread out such as to provide natural flow away from the structure, so not sure where the plastic comes into play. Definitely a case where a picture or two may help.

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You may have to pull at least some of the sod up. Regrade with the added topsoil. Put the sod back down.
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