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Old 07-31-2011, 03:34 PM   #1
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wet corner floors in basement

I get water in my basement in the 2 corners where my eaves spouts are. the floor also is wet. what should I look for?


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How far away from the foundation are your downspouts, and are the gutters clean, with no debris in them?


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Old 07-31-2011, 04:23 PM   #3
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Definitely sounds like a spouting problem. Either they are clogged or your house was backfilled with soil sloping towards your house not away from your house like it should be. First check the entry points into your downspouts for clogs. If nothing is there, you may have a clog in an elbow of your spouting. This may require a bit of disassembly to remove debris.
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