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Old 09-13-2011, 09:12 PM   #1
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wet basement during wet weather

i have a poured foundation with a 4 ft crawl space approx 2.5 ft below grade during heavy rains i get seepage at the cove joint - i also have a sump pump should i seal the joint or take some other corrective action

i live in an aea with high ground water - just off a lake my floor is approx 4 ft above the footings for the walls the grade is ok and there are no tie in to the sump the sump sits in a layer of gravel


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Old 09-14-2011, 06:51 AM   #2
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wet basement during wet weather

Check for proper grading outside. Make sure there are no down spouts without ends that take the water away from the house. If those things are done you may want to check to see if you have a drain tile around your home. Post your location for more info.


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