If your home has a basement, you should probably have a sump pump. A sump pump is a form of interior basement waterproofing, and it helps avoid problems with a flooded basement that could lead to water damage. Here's a look at how a sump pump works and how it's installed.
Why You May Need A Sump Pump
Water can seep into your basement through the concrete floor or walls. It might also enter through cracks or through gaps around the basement window.