How long for water to seep through clay?
This is a similar question to another post I made earlier. It has finally started raining here (Tennessee) after a long drought.
I bought this house during this dry time, so I was not able to see if my attempts at redirecting water away from the house were successful. I did notice an obvious water seepage stain in one part of the basement (below a gutter downspout).
So I have now dug up a patio which allowed me to fix the gutter issue.
Now that it has rained, how long do I have to wait before I can be relatively sure that I have solved the problem. I have heard that it can take a long time for the water to make it's trip down into the basement.... so, days?