This number includes both single-family dwellings, as well as apartments, condos, and rental/short-stay locations.
Of this number, there's a 46.60% chance the water came into your basement. 195,528 Michigan respondants to the survey reported seein water enter their basement within the past 12 months
In total, 130,635 respondants stated there were cracks or holes in the foundation of the structure. An additional 27,569 stated the outside walls were sloping. All indicators of structural concerns.
"Selling home. The inspector says we need an estimate for installation of a vapor barrier and mold/fungus remediation. "
"Sump pump not working to keep water out of the basement. "
"This is an old home. Water is seeping in between the blocks of the foundation. I would like an estimate to find the cost to prevent this from happening. "
"Our house was build in 1972. The basement is unfinished, and has that bad musty smell to it. I would lie someone to come take a look, and discuss possible ways to fix this. "
"We're taking water on in our basement. I think I need a sumppump and draintile installed, but want a professional opinion. "
Michigan home repair info - from the Dept. of HUD
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