Why is water coming into my basement?

ProAxis would like to help you get the water O.U.T. of your basement with the following helpful tips. Water can enter your basement in three ways: Over your foundation wall, Up through the floor, or Through your foundation wall. Let’s say you notice water streaming down from the top of your foundation wall. Most likely, the entry point is over the wall itself. This may be due to landscaping – either it is pitched towards your house or the grade is too high. With either of those reasons, the rain water sits along the sill plate, which is where the home’s wood structure and concrete meet. There is not a water tight seal at the sill plate, so water can seep in through this seam. Re-landsca

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