Don’t Ignore Water Problems
Flooded water valve boxes in your yard is not water damage in your home, but it could lead to water damage in your home. What is the source of the water? Why are the boxes flooded? That is not normal there is a problem. When you observe a problem don’t ignore it, figure it out and fix the source of the leak. If it is not corrected, the ground could become soaked enough that some of the ground water is able to find it’s way into your basement. If the water enters your basement then you will probably will have some damage, and ground water coming through the foundation into the basement is not covered by insurance. Recognize clues for outside leaks or problems and fix them before they lead to real damage.