Many states, such as Kentucky and Ohio, get a lot of rain. The combination of heavy precipitation with older homes is a surefire recipe for flooded basements – although floods can occur in newer homes, too.
Most basement floods are attributable to clogged or compromised gutter systems, cracks in the foundation, or broken/overworked sump pumps.
We are interested in hearing from our readers about this issue. Have you ever had to deal with a flooded basement? Take our poll and, if you like, leave a comment to share your ideas for dealing with or preventing basement floods.
Poll: Has your basement ever flooded?
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