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It goes without saying that you should take care of water seeping into the basement before it damages stored items or fills the family room with mildew. Controlling the water's source is always preferable when attempting to block its entry. You can fix the vast majority of wet basements by controlling roof water and surface drainage. If you've been a day late and dollar short with your water control, you'll have to resort to controlling moisture damage through other means, which include a ton of products you can get at your local home center.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|