Hello everyone, I'm looking for some advice...
We've recently noticed a leak in our house in a basement room that is hardly used. This leak appears to be months old and ongoing due to the amount of mold that we found behind the drywall. We pinpointed the source of the water to the outside, where there is a hole between the concrete stairs at the front entrance and the soil on one side. What I am unsure about is whether this is a foundation problem ( I've asked a couple foundation repair people to come for estimates on waterproofing), or if this is simply a matter of filling in the hole with dirt. The difference is thousands of dollars so we want to be sure.
Any advice at all would be appreciated, thanks.
The area inside, where the water is entering: