How to Stop Buried Downspouts From Freezing This Winter

By |2022-01-20T16:53:00-05:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Underground Buried Downspouts|Tags: , , , |

How to Prevent Buried Downspout Pipe From Freezing   A frozen downspout system is a legitimate concern if you live in a northern climate. You have to be vigilant to avoid freeze-ups.  We're going to take you through a setup that will reduce downspout freeze-ups in the wintertime. Keep Your Line From Freezing This is a [...]

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How Far Should You Bury Downspouts From the House?

By |2022-01-20T16:50:41-05:00October 27th, 2021|Categories: Underground Buried Downspouts|Tags: , , , |

 How Far Should You Bury Downspouts From the House? Buried downspouts should run at least 20 feet away from the house so the water does not discharge anywhere close to the foundation. Here's an example of what happens when you don't discharge your gutters far enough away. I want to show you guys why you [...]

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How to Stop Downspouts from Clogging

By |2021-11-16T07:26:02-05:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Underground Buried Downspouts|Tags: , , |

 Pop Up or Catch Basin to Stop Downspouts from Clogging? I want to talk about the most important thing to any drainage system, and that's the discharge. The problem is, with vegetation like our grass, that's usually what does a system in and clogs the underground downspout discharge. I see so many flooded yards because [...]

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How to Get Your Downspouts Ready for Winter

By |2021-11-16T07:21:57-05:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Underground Buried Downspouts|Tags: , , , |

 Are Your Downspouts Ready for Winter Weather? I just want to remind everybody with winter bearing down on us before we know it, especially here in the north, you'll want to inspect your outdoor drainage system. 1. Inspect Your Sump Discharge Line You want to make sure that you've inspected your sump pump discharge line. [...]

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Stop Grass from Growing Over Downspouts with Turf Restrictor Kits

By |2021-10-25T17:33:59-04:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Underground Buried Downspouts|Tags: , , |

 Grass Keep Growing Over Your Downspout Discharge Area? One of the biggest causes of failed downspouts is grass and debris growing over the pop-up and then you cannot discharge your water. We now have a turf restrictor plate that stops grass from growing over downspouts of where the system daylights. And we are putting together [...]

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Underground Buried Downspouts Most Important Thing to Remember and Consider

By |2021-08-12T16:20:13-04:00July 31st, 2021|Categories: Underground Buried Downspouts|Tags: , , |

 Underground Buried Downspouts Must Daylight For underground buried downspouts, if you remember one thing, remember this: they need to be able to daylight. If grass grows over the pop up emitter then the discharge is compromised which will clog your downspout with shingle gravel and debris. Our turf restrictor kit was created out of necessity [...]

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