Experts say `Basement waterproofing is impossible`

Basement and Yard Water Problems

Basement and Yard Water Problems

Few, if any, basements are truly waterproof. To remain dry, basements need a properly designed and constructed drainage system to intercept water moving through the soil and drain it away from the structure, preventing the water from ever reaching the basement walls or floor.

Really Doing Something About That Damp or Wet Basement

Really Doing Something About That Damp or Wet Basement

According to statistics published by the American Society of Home Inspectors, a nonprofit professional association, about 60 percent of the houses in the United States have moisture problems.

Bob Vila Radio: Basement Waterproofing

Bob Vila Radio: Basement Waterproofing

There’s no such thing as a waterproof basement. The key is to minimize the water that gets in and get it back out again before it affects your home.

Moisture in basements: causes and solutions

Moisture in basements: causes and solutions

The most effective solution to water and moisture problems in basements is to install a drainage system.

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