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EZTee and PVC TAPE for Corrugated Pipe

By |2019-03-21T18:01:19+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 EZTEE and PVC TAPE for Corrugated Pipe I want to thank Agri Drain for shipping me some EZTee to check out. I'm going to share that with you right now. All right, so Megan from Agri Drain sent me these. Appreciate it. All right, so EZTee. What's cool is they stack. There's a bunch of [...]

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How to Build the Best Drainage System for Extreme Water Conditions

By |2019-03-16T10:05:59+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , , , |

 How to Build the Best Drainage System for Extreme Water Conditions I want to talk about gravel French drain systems versus all the alternatives. I want to talk about our gravel French drain systems in particular, where we do not use any inlet basins, why they are so effective and why they are the only [...]

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How to Read Elevations for Yard Drainage

By |2019-03-08T19:45:19+00:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 How to Read Elevations for Yard Drainage Welcome to the French Drain Man channel. We're going go over grade elevations today. I am going to tell you how and where you can go to get those. This is a plot plan you asked for it at your building department. You can also go to your [...]

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NDS EZ Flow – WARNING

By |2019-03-06T10:21:41+00:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: |

 NDS EZ Flow - WARNING I got a phone call to the office. The homeowner said that there was a drain put in by a contractor, it wasn't us, and it had floated to the surface of the yard water. And I thought they were crazy. I didn't know what they were talking about. So [...]

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How To Build a French Drain That Lasts Forever

By |2019-03-06T15:59:38+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 How To Build a French Drain That Lasts Forever Welcome to the French Drain Man YouTube channel. We're going to go over some do's and don'ts for French drains. I'm going to show you some of our competitor's systems that failed and we had to replace them.  And I'll show you how to build a [...]

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Outdoor Sump Pump in Patio – Walkout Basement – Washington Twp, MI

By |2019-03-06T15:56:09+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|

 Outdoor Sump Pump in Patio - Walkout Basement - Washington Twp, MI Welcome to the French drain man channel. We did a project in Washington Township, Michigan, and I wasn't here to shoot video, but it was a job that the crew took care of in a day. I want to show you what they [...]

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How and When to Vent Your Underground Downspout System

By |2019-03-06T16:16:22+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 How and When to Vent Your Underground Downspout System We are yard drainage contractors in Michigan. We're installing an underground drainage system. We're burying downspouts. There's a lot of tricks and tips and things you got to know when you lay out a system. I'm going to go over a couple right now. Hopefully, it [...]

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Buried Gutter Downspouts Prevent Property Damage

By |2019-03-07T12:27:57+00:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 I wanted to give an example of why it's so important to control your gutter downspout water, not just for the foundation of your home, but for other structures around the home such as decking. This is a two-story home. You can see how we have a gutter troughed on the second story and there [...]

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Installing a Gravel French Drain in a Ditch to a Driveway Culvert – Bruce Twp, MI

By |2019-03-07T13:18:12+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Installing a Gravel French Drain in a Ditch to a Driveway Culvert - Bruce Twp, MI We are installing a gravel French drain system in Bruce Township, Michigan. We're installing this gravel French drain in a ditch bottom. You can see how the sump pump is running. It runs continuous. It leaves this ditch bottom [...]

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Outdoor Sump Pump – Don’t Use Bark Mulch With Your Drainage System

By |2019-03-07T14:40:45+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Outdoor Sump Pump - Don't Use Bark Mulch With Your Drainage System This is as calm as the lake will get right here. The lakes haven't froze this year and they have been extremely angry. We always recommend that you put decorative stone around if you have a system. In this case, when the water [...]

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