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How to Prepare Your Sprinkler Pipe in a French Drain

By |2019-11-06T06:15:31-05:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: |

 How to Prepare Your Sprinkler Pipe in a French Drain DIYers and contractors, I'm going to show you how you handle sprinkler lines. Once you run into a sprinkler line, cut that out and put the couplers in. Let's go ahead and crimp clamp them. We got some one-inch couplers here. We got a three-quarter [...]

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How to Keep Water from Getting in Your Basement Window

By |2019-11-05T21:29:54-05:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 How to Keep Water from Getting in Your Basement Window This is a branch. We have two pipes in the trench for our main, and this is typical of a branch. If you just want to reach up and make sure you're dry around your basement windows, just come off the main. That's all you [...]

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Why Corrugated Pipe is Better than PVC Pipe Anywhere in the World

By |2019-10-22T18:24:19-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: French Drain|

 Why Corrugated Pipe is Better than PVC Pipe Anywhere in the World Welcome to the French Drain Man channel. I'm Robert Sherwood and I'm here to talk about PVC pipe and how it doesn't belong in yard drains. We have four of the Baughman High Octane. It's got inlet like monster inlets, and they're 360 [...]

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How to Move More Water in Your French Drain

By |2019-10-22T09:51:06-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 How to Move More Water in Your French Drain How you can move more water with your yard drainage system? You know, obviously you want a pipe that has monster inlets. You want the water to be able to get inside the void that this pipe creates in the trench. That's what you're after. You [...]

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What Happens When You Dam a Stream

By |2019-10-17T05:01:36-05:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 What Happens When You Dam a Stream I want to show you guys something for two reasons. One, the lowest sprinkler in your sprinkler system will run like this for a very, very long time until it empties all the pipe. So if you're not a flat yard, so you've got to the walkout basement, [...]

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Exceptions to Every Rule in Yard Drainage

By |2019-10-17T04:50:53-05:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Exceptions to Every Rule in Yard Drainage I'm in Troy, Michigan and I wanted to make this video for a few reasons, but the biggest reason is that I always tell you guys to collect the water downhill and sometimes there's an exception to every rule. Keep that in mind. There are always those exceptions. [...]

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How to Move More Water in Your Underground Downspout System

By |2019-10-17T03:59:34-05:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 How to Move More Water in Your Underground Downspout System Marcello's doing a downspout and we're running it in the same trench as our French drain on the property line. So we have a WYE a Baughman Tile, the PolyDrain WYE fitting and then we have one of our four-inch grades because they fit so [...]

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What is a Traditional Blind Inlet?

By |2019-10-16T05:28:16-05:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 What is a Traditional Blind Inlet? I want to show you guys what a blind inlet looks like. Now, this is a traditional blind inlet guys. We have the High Octane running two parallel pipes, the Baughman High Octane, the Royal blue, giant windows. Now you don't have to run a pipe up into a [...]

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Best Yard Drain Basin on the Planet

By |2019-10-16T05:59:27-05:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Best Yard Drain Basin on the Planet I love this company. I mean the quality of all of their products. It's insane. I honestly don't know how NDS is still in business, to be honest. I just, it's garbage. I think the only reason why they sell their junk is that it's in the big [...]

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How to Build a French Drain Like the Pros – DIY

By |2019-10-15T19:09:24-05:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 How to Build a French Drain Like the Pros I want to make sure that everybody's aware of this. We use a four-inch rubber gasket and the reason why you want to use this, you don't want your drainage stone to fall into the city's storm drain or your lift station or your sump pump [...]

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