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On Have you ever experienced water damage in your basement?


Carol Bowen 3 years, 9 months ago

Ever since the city put in a water line. I think they disturbed the soil. The flooding only happens in the spring before the trees leaf out.

Romans832 3 years, 9 months ago

Flood in Oklahoma, October 1973. Sewer water backed up into the basement. (Fortunately, it was an unfinished basement.) The neatest thing was when a few people from church came over the following Sunday afternoon to help with cleanup. The water was gone, but walls still needed scrubbing, etc. I was so embarrassed (high school senior) when my father accepted their invitation to help. But I'll never forget what Christ-like love looks like! Unfortunately, the teddy bear I'd had since I was about 2 1/2 was one of the losses. :-(

gphawk89 3 years, 9 months ago

My (indoor) water meter sprung a leak this spring and soaked out baseboards and carpet, but nothing I couldn't fix. The water company wouldn't fix it because it was on "my" side of the meter. No water problems due to weather ever. We're fortunate to have a dry basement with no sump pump.

rumor_man 3 years, 9 months ago

My Moms basement that I live in has never experienced water damage.

Beth Bird 3 years, 9 months ago

How about the option, "I don't have a basement"?

blindrabbit 3 years, 9 months ago

No water in the basement, but I've had "bats in my belfry" especially after reading some of the JW customer blogs on various subjects.

RoeDapple 3 years, 9 months ago

Basement is cool and dry. Ideal for ammo storage.

jhawkinsf 3 years, 9 months ago

You mean that wasn't an indoor swimming pool?

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