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THE JEWELER BURTON GROUP

Surface Water Management

Updated: Apr 14

Surface Water Management



💧💧💧 April showers bring...the potential for wet basements. Did you know...90% of the water that ends up in your basement used to be on your roof?


What Can You Do?


Here’s 5 ways to avoid an expensive issue:


💧 Make sure all water is moved quickly more than 6 feet from the perimeter of your house.

💧 All gutters and downspouts should be aligned appropriately and extend away from the house.

💧 Create a positive grade away from the house with high concentrate clay soil to ensure water is not sitting close to the house and percolating down to the foundation walls.

💧 Get a moisture reader. This inexpensive, useful tool will help you determine if you have a moisture issue in your basement.


Don’t call a waterproofing company. They may fix the problem but not the cause. We are always happy to help you find less expensive and longer-lasting ways to address the issue.

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