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How to Get More VOID in Your French Drains

By |2020-01-06T09:59:58-05:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 How to Get More VOID in Your French Drains With the Baughman High Octane, we're able to control how much void we have in our yard drain systems or French drain systems. We do a lot of hybrids too and we're going to start showing you guys, but this is the perfect example. I wanted [...]

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Do French Drains Really Work When They’re Built Right?

By |2018-04-27T00:32:28-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Do French Drains Really Work When They're Built Right? Just wanted to show you how much stone we put up on a French Drain System.  The more stone, the better the drain. The more stone, the faster you're going to evacuate the water, the more stone, the longer the drain lasts As you can see [...]

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French Drain Man Explains Why Yard Drainage Systems Fail With a Pipe Sock

By |2018-04-27T00:22:06-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 French Drain Man Explains Why Yard Drainage Systems Fail With a Pipe Sock I want to talk about why we don't use a pipe with a sock on it. What homeowners and contractors are doing instead of lining the entire trench to create a fully contained French Drain System, They're going to use this pipe [...]

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Do NOT Use Pea Gravel, Pea Pebble, Pea Stone When Building a French Drain

By |2018-04-27T00:10:16-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Do NOT Use Pea Gravel, Pea Pebble, Pea Stone When Building a French Drain When building a French drain, you want to use a coarse rock that has been screened and washed. The rock that you see in this French Drain is 3/4" and larger. You end up with large voids that'll move far more [...]

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