Inground Gutters Keep Water Away from the Basement
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Underground barriers carry water away from the house
Inground gutters keep basements dry.
Whether they're called an underground roof, underground flashing or inground gutter, the idea is the same. Burying a waterproof membrane in a trench near the foundation wall diverts water away from the house and keeps the basement dry. The technique is especially useful in areas where gutters along the eaves are difficult to maintain.