deals2 ft. x 2 ft. 6 pack foam flooring with borders…

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Would this be the best option for a basement kinda finished, but prone to light flooding? (Besides fixing the problem, of course.) It would be replacing indoor/outdoor carpeting, put on concrete.

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these would be good for use by the kitchen sink or a kid's playroom too

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@gregorylikescheapstu: i would think this foam would trap the water. seems like it would. home depot sells flooring squares that are plywood on top about 2'x2' and ribbed, raised plastic underneath. good for damp basements since the floor has maybe 1" to dry but not ideal for flowing water.

have you tried creating a small ditch screen outside the door and stick a sump pump inside? pumping the water that would go in the door to another place

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Thanks for your input. :)

We do currently have a sump, and sump pump. Usually it's enough, but my area got hit with severe flooding last year. (Bad enough FEMA inspected all the houses looking to pass out checks. :p) An unusual hit I don't expect to see again soon. We had to rip out the majority of the carpet to fight mold.

We intend to make some waterproofing efforts to the property when finances are better, as it has got some occasional seeping on other occasions. Since we can't afford that yet, I've been hoping to find some bandaids to make the basement usable again. Ones that won't get ruined if we gets a little moist.

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@gregorylikescheapstu: My parent's basement used to flood whenever it rained hard, but it was because the foundation has some light cracks in it. They put some sealer-type stuff on the cracks and used a special paint over top and they haven't had as much of a problem since. By the way, you live in SW WI?

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these are good when you are drunk

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@gregorylikescheapstu: well that sucks :-(
this is the product i was talking about http://www.dricore.com/en/eIndex.aspx
http://reviews.homedepot.ca/1998/931386/reviews.htm canada HD, i couldn't find it in US HD website. the price per square is more, $4-$5 per piece.

If you decide to go with the foam, you could make it work by lifting each piece up after a flood, letting the floor and foam pieces dry separately, then re laying them down.