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Take a look at your lawn. French drains don't...

Take a look at your lawn. French drains don't work well in my area. Keep in mind that a French drain is nothing more than a hole in the ground. The water must be able to soak into the ground...
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I would do your grading work outside before doing...

I would do your grading work outside before doing anything extreme in the crawlspace. You you give the water an easier path outside it won't well up in the crawlspace.
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Only you can determine whether or not your crawl...

Only you can determine whether or not your crawl space is lower than the ground outside since we can't see your house. If the crawl space is lower than the ground outside it certainly is a candidate...
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Water will collect in low areas and it follows...

Water will collect in low areas and it follows the path of least resistance. If the surrounding ground is higher water can seep up from the ground like a spring. With proper slope the water will...
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If you have water collecting it's a pretty simple...

If you have water collecting it's a pretty simple solution, though physically difficult. Water flows downhill. You need to provide a downhill sloping path for the water. This means re-grading the...
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