This number includes both single-family dwellings, as well as apartments, condos, and rental/short-stay locations.
Of this number, there's a 36.30% chance the water came into your basement. 17,900 Maine respondants to the survey reported seein water enter their basement within the past 12 months
In total, 17,718 respondants stated there were cracks or holes in the foundation of the structure. An additional 2,908 stated the outside walls were sloping. All indicators of structural concerns.
"No water in the basement for the first 4 years we lived here. 2 Years ago we went away for a weekend, and came home to a flooded basement. Replaced all of the carpetting and drywall, and now the same problem happened again. Need a way to keep the basement dry for good before re-finishing everything again. "
"Our basement is wet. I don't want it to be anymore. "
"I have a bowed wall down in my basement. I'd like to get a quote for a bracing system (carbon fiber, anchors, channels,etc.) "
Maine home repair info - from the Dept. of HUD
Official page dedicated to the state of Maine
Recommended for insight into Maine information.
PDF - Hurricane season flooding