Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Inexpensive Wet Basement Solution. Sloping the soil away from the house will take care of the problem most of the time. Firmly pack clay soil around the foundation, with at least a slope over the first 4 ft.
Foundation Underpinning with Helical Piers - These screw pile products are driven into the soil with hydraulic torque motors and can be used to raise an EXISTING foundation or in NEW construction to prevent foundation settling.
Ever wonder how to fix those nasty basement windows? Get 5 practical tips and product recommendations in this article (hint - glass block windows and acrylic block egress are 2 possible solutions) - h(Diy Bar Basement)