High winds today, with gusts past 35 mph
While hot water tanks and broken plumbing may flood a basement, the typical flooded basement is caused by undiverted rainwater, a basement below the water table, or saturated soils around the foundation. A clear defensive stand is the sump pump.
Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.