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Why Does My Basement Keep Flooding?

If your area has experienced significant rain, higher water content in the soil can end up pushing water through cracks in your foundation, causing basement flooding. Water can bubble up through concrete basement floors or drip in from basement walls. Different areas of the country will also have different soil types, some of which are less able to hold onto water effectively. When water builds up underground, it has nowhere else to go but to push into your home or gather up at the surface, causing pooling water.

Homes in wetter areas should definitely have sump pumps in their basement to help prevent basement flooding. However, even sump pumps aren’t a perfect solution because they can become overwhelmed and allow a basement to flood or malfunction and fail to pump out water when they’re needed most.

When homeowners experience a basement flood, they should call a local water removal company to get rid of the water. Whether it’s a singular event, like knee-high basement flood waters after a nearby mudslide, or a recurring event, like mild water pooling whenever it rains, a water restoration business can clean up and restore your home to its original state.

Additional resources:
Why Does Water Come Up Through My Basement Floor?
Basic Basement Flood Information
Basement Flood Restoration Cost
What To Do After a Flood
Basement Mold Removal
Basement Flooding When It Rains
Basement Flooded? Next Steps!
Can You Live with a Basement that Floods?
Is the Foul Odor in your Basement Dangerous?
How to Clean Up after a Flooded Basement
Does My Home Warranty Cover a Basement Flood?
Who Can Clean Up a Flooded Basement?
Is Water Damage Dangerous?