Whenever the seasons change, many homeowners wince and think about their foundation. Moving from winter to spring means snowmelt that could make its way into your basement; autumn to winter means hydrostatic pressure pushing moisture onto your warm(er) basement walls as they thaw the soil surrounding them. Why can’t the weather be the same all year round in Canada?
The move from summer to autumn brings its own set of challenges and concerns. Two things falling from above mean trouble for your basement if it’s not properly protected: rain and leaves.