I have owned the 55 year old house for 3 years and get seeping water in the basement when it rains heavy for 3 days in a row. Previous owners did not finish basement and have ignored seeping water problems. I want to finish the basement as living space but the $11,000 to excavate and put in sump pump is a lot of money and not sure is worth it for seeping water for a week in the spring. Am I continuing to cause foundation problems by not fixing with waterproofing and a sump? Is there anything between doing nothing and tearing up the floor for a trench and sump pump that I could consider?
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55 year old house, seeping water (less than 2 inches) in basement with very heavy rain, do I need a sump pump?
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