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Floodproofing Your Home

Water can enter your house a number of ways:

Moisture might be present, even though water might not be visible water in the basement. Here are some tips for preventing moisture and water in your basement.

Flood Proofing Maintenance

Here are some steps that will help prevent moisture and water from entering your basement:

Preventive and Corrective Measures

Here are some simple and inexpensive measures you can take:

Other Resources

See this FEMA's Installing Sewer Backflow Valves site on how this can help protect your property from flooding.

Disclaimer: The items listed on this page are merely summaries of the possible measures that can be used for floodproofing your home. For more information and specific how-to steps, consult with experts and check the websites listed.

Last updated Feb 11, 2019



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