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Old 09-08-2011, 09:58 AM   #1
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painted basement walls?

what can you do to fix water coming in basemtnt from crack in foundation on walls that are painted?

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Old 09-08-2011, 10:28 AM   #2
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painted basement walls?

The short answer is that the problem has to be corrected from the outside of the house. Gutters & downspouts installed, clean and working. Soil graded away from the house, etc.

If there's water pressing in against your basement, it WILL find a way in.

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