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Old 07-24-2010, 01:23 PM   #1
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Experiencing moisture problems under house...installed gutters, water running back to the house to the house now. What is proper way to run from the downspout?
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ah...away from the house?
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Experiencing moisture problems under house...installed gutters, water running back to the house to the house now. What is proper way to run from the downspout?
It sounds like the grading of the house needs to be modified. The top soil should be higher at the house and then slope away. Water should exit the down spouts at least 3 feet away from the structure. More if you can.
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