As basements are located below the ground’s surface, they are the most flood-prone areas of any home. That’s why installing exterior or interior French drains (aka drain tiles) is very important.
Property flooding puts documents and books at great risk. Both the water and humidity can cause permanent deterioration to paper.
Sewage flooding is a critical problem that needs to be addressed immediately.
As bathrooms use a lot of water, some of it could end up on walls and floors, leading to water damage.