I had water leaking in my cellar from bottom of floor. Water was NOT on blocks at all. Now after French drains and weeping holes put in, the cinder blocks along the bottom of floor are wet. Will this damage my foundation, over time?


It sounds like your water table is very close to the floor level. It's not necessarily damaging to the concrete, after all hydration is what actually cures concrete and concrete peirs are largely unaffected even after hundreds of years sitting in water. Lumber and your possessions in the house are of a concern. I would suspect that you would benift from at least a sump pump and even better, a weeping system tied into the sump pump.

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