Arlington Heights, a beautiful suburb nestled on the outskirts of Chicago, IL, is well known for the Arlington Park Race Track and is the Arlington Million – a Breeder's Cup qualifying event. But no matter how nice an area is, home problems like wet basements still arise. And Arlington Heights is no exception. Due to it’s location geographically and it’s proximity to the Des Plaines River, many homeowners often experience seepage or even municipal sewer backup during heavy rainstorms. And when you experience these kinds of issues in your home, no doubt you wonder how that water got there in the first place!
Here are a some of the ways water can make it’s way into your basement: