A village in Illinois, Downers Grove was named number 8 by Forbes in its list of America's Friendliest Towns, and was CNN's number 5 in its Best Places for a Healthy Retirement list due to its parks and number of doctors and hospitals.
However, there's one source of health risks that most homeowners tend to overlook in their basements, and these are basement wall cracks. How can basement wall cracks be health risks? Simple. Cracks can let water into basements, which can cause moisture issues and high humidity. These are perfect conditions for mold, mildew and bacteria to grow, which are the main causes of health risks from damp basements.