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How to Run a Downspout in a French Drain

By |2019-09-23T09:28:29-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , , |

 How to Run a Downspout in a French Drain Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. When Francisco digs and he can feel when he grabs a sprinkler line, that Kubota U17 is really sensitive and it, because it doesn't have a lot of breakout for us. That's actually a plus that you could tell when you grab a [...]

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Downspouts Buried Underground with Solid Corrugated Pipe

By |2018-01-08T15:19:26-05:00January 8th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Downspouts Buried Underground with Solid Corrugated Pipe When talking about burying downspouts, this is a question I get asked often. Why not use smooth wall storm and sewer pipe? Here in Michigan, we have weather conditions that create, well what you see here, a frozen downspout. This is frozen completely, you can see where the [...]

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Macomb Twp., Michigan French Drain System to Storm Drain

By |2017-07-10T05:05:21-05:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: |

Macomb Twp., Michigan French Drain System to Storm Drain Putting in a French drain system in Macomb Township. We have a storm drain, it's already sleeved, which is great. When you have the storm drain on your lot, you're going to have water from neighboring lots coming through as well. What we do in this case [...]

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St. Clair Shores Michigan Curtain Drain – Yard Water Solution

By |2017-07-10T01:21:46-05:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: St. Clair Shores Curtain Drain|Tags: |

St. Clair Shores Michigan Curtain Drain - Yard Water Solution We're in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, building a curtain drain around the home. You can see after heavy rains how the water couldn't exit the yard. We dig a trench, minimum 14 inches wide, 14 inches deep. This has gone 21 inches deep. 17 inches wide. [...]

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What are the advantages to running downspouts underground in Michigan?

By |2017-01-30T16:22:45-05:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

What are the advantages to running downspouts underground in Michigan? Underground Downspout Most of the time a homeowner wants their downspouts ran underground because the 4 Ft. aluminum extension keeps blowing off into the neighbors’ yard or the lawn equipment keeps crushing the aluminum extension. The extensions can create ice on walkways [...]