Sloping the soil away from the foundation will remedy a wet basement most of the time.   The Family Handyman recommends firmly packing clay soil around the foundation, with at least a 4-in. slope over the first 4 ft. Place 6-mil black plastic over the soil and cover it with landscape rock. Install 4- to 6-ft. gutter extensions to your downspouts to direct water farther away from your foundation.

Sloping the soil away from the foundation will remedy a wet basement most of the time. The Family Handyman recommends firmly packing clay soil around the foundation, with at least a 4-in. slope over the first 4 ft. Place 6-mil black plastic over the soil and cover it with landscape rock. Install 4- to 6-ft. gutter extensions to your downspouts to direct water farther away from your foundation.

RV Gutter Extensions, 4-pack - Camco 42123 - Awning Accessories & Hardware - Camping World

RV Gutter Extensions, 4-pack - Camco 42123 - Awning Accessories & Hardware - Camping World

Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Inexpensive Wet Basement Solution. Sloping the soil away from the house will take care of the problem most of the time. Firmly pack clay soil around the foundation, with at least a 4-in. slope over the first 4 ft. Place 6-mil black plastic over the soil and cover it with landscape rock. Install 4- to 6-ft. gutter extensions to your downspouts to direct water farther away from your foundation. by dorothea

Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Inexpensive Wet Basement Solution. Sloping the soil away from the house will take care of the problem most of the time. Firmly pack clay soil around the foundation, with at least a 4-in. slope over the first 4 ft. Place 6-mil black plastic over the soil and cover it with landscape rock. Install 4- to 6-ft. gutter extensions to your downspouts to direct water farther away from your foundation. by dorothea

Decorative Gutter Downspouts | Gutter Creature Downspout Gutter Extension

Decorative Gutter Downspouts | Gutter Creature Downspout Gutter Extension

Deluxe D-Rain Away -  Wow! Great idea. I'll never have to garden around the Gutter extension pipe again

Deluxe D-Rain Away - Wow! Great idea. I'll never have to garden around the Gutter extension pipe again

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