DIY French Drain Project Having The Right Materials Matter

By |2018-04-27T08:22:06-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: , , |

 DIY French Drain Project Having The Right Materials Matter - The French Drain Man We're in Macomb Township, Michigan installing a French Drain System. All of the water was running off this elevated patio into the planting bed area, making a mess of everything. The bark was floating away. The plants were going to die. [...]

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Why We Need Yard Drains, French Drains – Macomb Township, MI

By |2018-04-26T23:19:25-04:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: |

 Why We Need Yard Drains, French Drains - Macomb Township, MI We're in Macomb Township, Michigan, installing a French drain system. Wanted to talk about the slope that the developer leaves you with. When the engineers design a subdivision, for example. And they have to account for slopes. On the east side of Michigan, we're [...]

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Macomb Twp. French Drain in Yard to Drain Water From Neighbors Property

By |2017-09-29T02:52:50-04:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: , |

French Drain in Yard to Drain Water From Neighbors Property in Macomb Twp., MI We're in Macomb Twp., MI installing a French drain system. As a rule of thumb, in most cases, the side property line is the center of the swale between two homes. If you build out with your landscape or your patio to [...]

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What is a French Drain in Macomb Twp., MI

By |2017-09-29T02:19:59-04:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: , , |

What is a French Drain in Macomb Twp., MI What is a French drain? A French drain is an underground means of moving water. So you can draw on surface water of all types, whether it's from a sump line, downspouts, roof runoff. Just a low area, a soft area, a yard, it's difficult to mow. [...]

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Installing Catch Basin Sleeve for a French Drain Macomb Twp., MI

By |2017-09-29T02:10:56-04:00September 17th, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: |

Installing Catch Basin Sleeve for a French drain Macomb Twp., MI We're in Macomb Township putting in a sleeve. We already drilled and tapped the catch basin. We have the representative from Macomb County Water and Sewer doing the inspection. We are going to tie the French drain pipe to the schedule 40 with the adapter. [...]

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How to Install a French Drain at a New Home in Macomb Twp., MI

By |2017-09-29T01:41:32-04:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: , , |

How to Install a French Drain at a New Home in Macomb Twp., MI We're in Macomb Township installing a French drain system. The clay pan in Macomb Township makes it mandatory to have a French drain system so that you have a nice dry yard.  Whether you have children, pets, or you're just maintaining your [...]

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French Drain Install Under Sidewalk – Macomb Twp., MI

By |2017-09-23T19:16:31-04:00September 9th, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: |

French Drain Install Under Sidewalk - Macomb Twp., MI We are installing a French drain in Michigan, wanted to show you how we would take a French drain system to the curb of the front yard and go under a sidewalk. We bore under the walk, we use a piece of schedule 40 And then we [...]

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Water & Sewer Dept recommends French Drain – Macomb Twp., MI

By |2017-09-23T19:09:41-04:00September 8th, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: , |

Water & Sewer Dept recommends French Drain - Macomb Twp., MI In Macomb Township Michigan assessing a lot for a French drain system. Macomb Township Water and Sewer Department had already been out and recommended a French drain system for the fix. Both residents had purchased these homes and weren't the original owners. The original owner [...]

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French Drain Install to Accommodate Landscape Design, Macomb Twp., MI

By |2017-09-23T18:58:45-04:00September 7th, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: |

French Drain Install to Accommodate Landscape Design, Macomb Twp., MI We're in Macomb Township, Michigan installing a French drain system. The backyard that we're working in is crowned in the middle. The intent when it was developed, all the water to break from the midpoint of the yard to run to the storm drain that's on [...]

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Gutter Downspout Run to French Drain Installation, Macomb Twp., MI

By |2017-09-23T18:48:16-04:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: , |

Gutter Downspout Run to French Drain Installation, Macomb Twp., MI We're installing a French drain system in Macomb Township, Michigan. Gutter downspouts can be responsible for some soft areas in your yard. Even some standing water. Always look and see how much trough each downspout is responsible for, and you can usually find the one or [...]

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