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02/27/13

Posted by: Abarent Construction Ltd.

Simple Basement Seepage Solutions

As a homeowner, there is a lot of preventative maintenance that you can do on your own to ensure that your basement stays trouble-free for as long as possible. The City of Edmonton has compiled a great reference booklet related to basement seepage solutions.

Topics include:

  • Understanding drainage
  • Why homes flood
  • Eavestroughs and downspouts
  • Improving lot grading
  • Backwater valves, weeping tile and sump pumps
  • Maintaining your home drainage system
  • Other resources

Download the City of Edmonton Homeowners Guide.

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Andrew Campbell

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