Monthly Archives: December 2018

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Full Service Yard Drainage Contractor in Oakland County

By |2019-03-07T15:00:54-04:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 We are yard drainage contractors installing a French drain in North Oakland County, Michigan. We're taking that French drain to this storm drain catch basin. We'll dig down 18 inches and we'll core through 12 inches of concrete where we'll do a nice clean tap and use hydraulic concrete. We will put in PVC schedule [...]

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Best Buried Downspout for Roof Runoff Water

By |2019-03-07T14:18:42-04:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Best Buried Downspout for Roof Runoff Water We're installing underground downspouts for roof runoff water. We're using a dual wall pipe. It's smooth on the inside and it's corrugated on the outside. Here is a shorter piece.  Smooth on the inside, corrugated on the outside. This pipe is incredibly strong. It has some flexibility so [...]

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French Drain Systems Alleviate Yard Water Problems

By |2019-03-07T13:50:39-04:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 French Drain Systems Alleviate Yard Water Problems Welcome to the French Drain Man channel on YouTube where the camera's on the subject matter and not me. So, let's get started. French drains are to alleviate a yard water problem. They don't change the circumstances which cause the yard water problem, but they'll alleviate the yard [...]

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What is the Difference Between Dual Wall Corrugated Pipe & Single Wall Pipe?

By |2019-03-07T14:23:47-04:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 What is the Difference Between Dual Wall Corrugated Pipe & Single Wall Pipe? I want to talk about the differences between single wall corrugated pipe and dual wall corrugated pipe. So this is single wall corrugated on the outside and corrugated on the inside. You can see the valleys. This is where you hear comments [...]

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French Drain System for Yard Drainage with a Sprinkler System

By |2019-03-07T13:58:10-04:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 French Drain System for Yard Drainage with a Sprinkler System Welcome to the French Drain Man Youtube Channel where you come here for the truth on how to install French Drains the correct way.  Where the cameras on the subject matter and not me. So this is a typical excavation for a French drain system. [...]

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French Drain Winter Installation in Rochester Hills, Michigan

By |2019-03-07T14:10:01-04:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Rochester French Drain|Tags: |

 French Drain Winter Installation in Rochester Hills, Michigan As winter moves in, it's making it more and more challenging to get the French drains in. We received some snow and the temperatures came up, melted it off. Which just makes it even worse as far as the mess goes, but it does prolong the freeze. [...]

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Drainage System for Roof Runoff Water

By |2019-03-07T14:31:10-04:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Drainage System for Roof Runoff Water We're installing an underground drainage system for roof runoff water. This home just had a couple of these. There are basically an easy, inexpensive way for homeowners to try to get the water away from their house. You can get them out to like 10 feet in length. It's [...]

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Single Wall Corrugated Pipe & Dual Wall Corrugated Pipe Technique

By |2018-12-12T22:50:21-04:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Single Wall Corrugated Pipe & Dual Wall Corrugated Pipe Technique I wanted to show you the anatomy of dual pipe to a six-inch catch basin. Now we had to run this quite far so that this was below. We want to catch all the debris is in the six-inch catch basin. We want this to be the [...]

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Tile Tape for Single and Dual Wall Corrugated Drain Pipes

By |2018-12-10T21:58:28-04:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Tile Tape for Single and Dual Wall Corrugated Drain Pipes Tile tape, it'll work in the cold. It'll work in the rain. I'll work in the snow. It's better than a glue weld.  It's better than silicone. Nothing beats the flexibility of a good tile tape. As you can see, it just forms to the [...]

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Swiper 90 Gutter with Corrugated Single Wall Pipe for more Velocity

By |2018-12-07T14:27:26-04:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Swiper 90 Gutter with Corrugated Single Wall Pipe for more Velocity Whenever you have a downspout that has an interruption in it like this, this is the way the house was built and they're trying to keep the downspouts tight to the house for a clean look. All the velocity on this gravity-powered system was [...]

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