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Protecting Your Home: Six Steps To Help Prevent Your Basement from Flooding 1. Rain Gutters 2. Downspouts 3. Settling Ground 4. Poorly Pitched Yards 5. Sump Pumps and Pipeline Pigs 6. Chemical Sealants