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Common Causes of a Flooded Basement

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For some homeowners a flooded basement in Victoria BC is a regular occurrence, one they put off rather than deal with the cause. However ignoring this ongoing problem overtime can mean serious consequences for your home. Anytime your basement floods homeowners should be concerned and the result of the following common causes.

Unsuitable Location for Your Home

Where the house is located on the property can be the reason for flooding, especially properties with a sloped terrain. A home built on the lower part of a slope is bound to be subject to flooding. The good news is that the elements that cause erosion may eventually fix the problem for you.

Poor Floor and Wall Sealing

As your home is being constructed floor and wall pouring by workers that do a shoddy job with sealing will result in flooding. Another issue is basement tiles that aren’t properly sealed during construction …