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    There are certain signs of spring we all welcome: cheery daffodils, increased daylight, and the chirping of birds returning from their winter vacations. Along with those happy signs of spring, a less welcome sign may be an annual event for you—basement flooding. Spring rains often bring out the wors...

    How to avoid basement flooding this spring

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    • Eliza Wil

      How to avoid basement flooding this spring. ←should've looked into this sooner.

    • Sonia N

      How to avoid basement flooding this spring.

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