French Drain Fabric for CLAY

By |2019-03-26T16:25:22-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 French Drain Fabric for CLAY Welcome to the French Drain Man channel where we show the DIY guy and the homeowner who's shopping for a yard drainage system, the correct way to building a French drain system. Now, one of the more controversial topics in the industry is fabrics for drainage systems and especially in [...]

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How to Build the Best Drainage System for Extreme Water Conditions

By |2019-03-16T10:05:59-04:00March 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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NDS EZ Flow – WARNING

By |2019-03-06T10:21:41-05:00March 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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Installing a Gravel French Drain in a Ditch to a Driveway Culvert – Bruce Twp, MI

By |2019-03-07T13:18:12-05:00January 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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Biggest Mistake Made to Cause French Drain Failure

By |2018-11-23T10:27:51-05:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Biggest Mistake Made to Cause French Drain Failure Most yard drain systems are installed because of surface water first and foremost, and then subsurface water secondary. That's most drainage systems they call you when they see surface water and they're frustrated and they want to do something about the surface water. Their dogs splashing in [...]

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EZ-Drain by NDS VS Stone / Gravel French Drain Part 3 of 3

By |2018-08-30T15:28:25-04:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 EZ-Drain by NDS VS Stone / Gravel French Drain Part 3 of 3 EZ-Drain by NDS  EZ Drain. The gravel free alternative drainage solution. Easy to install. Okay. Alright. So that's the advertisement, right? That's how they solicit this product. Now in clay conditions, they're recommending that we use the filter fabric that we're already [...]

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