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How to End / Terminate a Drainage Pipe to Daylight

By |2019-08-20T17:48:08-04:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 How to End / Terminate a Drainage Pipe to Daylight The crew just finished installing a French drain and I wanted to show you how we terminate a drain to daylight. Because this is a question I get asked quite often. How do you terminate your drain? So if it's a sump pump line, it's [...]

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What is a blind inlet?

By |2019-08-19T21:00:25-04:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

What is a blind inlet? Blind Inlet Thousands of gallons of water comes down this driveway. Then you have the downspout right there. A lot of roof water, driveway, water, roof water. Everything's meant to go in between the homes and the swale and drains, so it's an insane amount of water. So what [...]

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Why corrugated pipe is better than PVC pipe for yard drainage

By |2019-07-26T13:41:20-04:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 Why corrugated pipe is better than PVC pipe for yard drainage Anybody that tells you that yard drains are a one size fits all, they are their own fool. Unfortunately, homeowners are put into a tailspin and they feel like, with their water problem, they're stuck on an island because of all the gimmicks that [...]

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Yard Drainage Dewatering Will Be Changed Forever – Caution High Octane

By |2019-06-09T16:02:14-04:00June 9th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 Yard Drainage Dewatering Will Be Changed Forever - Caution High Octane Welcome to the French Drain Man Channel. I'm Robert Sherwood and I'm here to go over the different tiles available to you for your yard drainage systems. You're looking at the Baughman 4-Slot staggered for my landscapers that come here and buy this out [...]

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Double Barrel Yard Drainage System with Tree Root Barrier

By |2019-06-08T00:00:35-04:00June 8th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 Double Barrel Yard Drainage System with Tree Root Barrier We're working our way out of a very big lot, very large lot. And this side right here, the back is like a lake. And then this side after the rain has so much water, it was really hard for them to dig because you're basically [...]

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DIY Hack: Quad-Pack Baughman Premium Yellow 8-Slot Drainage Pipe

By |2019-06-03T17:46:34-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 DIY Hack: Quad-Pack Baughman Premium Yellow 8-Slot Drainage Pipe Welcome to the French Drain Man channel. I'm Robert Sherwood and I just want to let you guys know that we are working really hard for all the DIYs out there. We're making that our mission this year to make sure that you guys are successful. [...]

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DIY French Drain Questions and Answers Part 1

By |2019-05-06T20:46:15-04:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 DIY French Drain Questions and Answers Welcome to the French Drain Man Channel. We're on a job site in Macomb Township, Michigan. This is a system that was put in years ago and they didn't use a non-woven geotextile fabric and what they ended up with was all the stone migrated into the clay and [...]

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Installation of New Sump Pump Discharge Line in Washington Twp., MI

By |2019-04-22T20:59:36-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: French Drain, Washington Township French Drain|Tags: , |

 Installation of New Sump Pump Discharge Line in Washington Twp. We are in Washington Township, Michigan installing a new sump pump discharge line. We laid plywood all the way to the back so that it spreads the weight of our machine and we don't damage the turf. We also have plywood down to put the [...]

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NDS EZ-Drain vs a Gravel French Drain

By |2019-04-18T22:11:46-04:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 NDS EZ-Drain vs a Gravel French Drain Welcome to the French Drain Man Channel, where we are here to educate the homeowner so they can make a great decision for a quality yard drain system. This is the EZ-Drain by NDS, and it's only seven inches. That's it. That's all it is seven inches. It's [...]

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Standing Yard Water – A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

By |2019-04-18T22:46:43-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: |

 Standing Yard Water - A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words We’re in Algonac, Michigan, building a French drain system. Basically, I just wanted to emphasize how important it is to take pictures after the rain events to show just what’s happening as far as the ponding, pooling, where the water is lying. OK, that [...]

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