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Yard Drainage Contractor, French Drain, Buried Gutter Downspout

By |2018-06-26T13:52:25+00:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Yard Drainage Contractor, French Drain, Buried Gutter Downspout One of the things that always causes a drainage problem, believe it or not, is landscape. Here you have the side of the home that drains down to the corner of the lot where there's a city storm drain catch basin takes all surface water in. But [...]

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Tips for Burying Gutter Downspouts in New Construction

By |2018-06-26T10:43:25+00:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Tips for Burying Gutter Downspouts in New Construction When burying / running downspouts on a new construction home, always make sure the flag where the pipe is, so the sprinkler company doesn't come through and cut your pipe. They won't even know it and you'll find out months later. Now, you also want to take [...]

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French Drain, Underground Downspouts and Backyard Sump Pump Needed

By |2018-06-26T15:15:48+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , |

 French Drain, Underground Downspouts and Backyard Sump Pump Needed Before Fill Dirt! This used to be a 48-inch fence. 48-inches this once was. As you can see it's 26. Okay, so what happens here is a neighbor raises the dirt and the driveway on their side. Then the other homeowner has to do the same. [...]

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French Drain Filter Fabric For Residential & Commercial Drainage System

By |2018-06-26T14:52:25+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , |

 French Drain Filter Fabric For Residential & Commercial Drainage System I'm in Macomb County on Hall Road. They're putting French drains underneath the new road. They're redoing Hall Road and there's a lot of money being spent, and they're doing it the right way. Now the fabric that we use in our French drains we [...]

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Best Outdoor Sump Pump Pit Basin for French Drain for Yard Drainage

By |2018-06-26T13:51:46+00:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , |

 Best Outdoor Sump Pump Pit Basin for French Drain for Yard Drainage You should never use an indoor sump pump pit for an outdoor yard drainage situation. When you're working on your drainage, the volumes of water are quite different when you're covering large pieces of property. Now, in the middle there you see that's [...]

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Why You Need a French Drain for Homes with Daylight Basement Windows

By |2018-06-26T15:45:20+00:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , |

Why You Need a French Drain for Homes with Daylight Basement Windows I thought this would be a great opportunity to show why when you go with daylight windows for your basement, you typically need French drains. The grade would normally keep running at that height. When you cut the grade down, so that you could [...]

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