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Install Your DIY French Drain or Hire a French Drain Contractor

By |2019-09-27T08:59:05-05:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Install Your DIY French Drain or Hire a French Drain Contractor From Spring to Fall, we're doing yard drainage. Last year we went right up to Christmas and this year we're just going to go until he can't get a shovel in the ground. It seems like now that we raised awareness, more and more [...]

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How to Remove Yard Water When French Drains Are Not Allowed

By |2019-09-04T13:23:41-05:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 How to remove Yard Water When French Drains Are Not Allowed in St. Clair Shores, MI It's rare to run into this where a city or village will not allow you to run a French drain. If you're on a lake or a community that's predominantly on the lake, the worries are you're going to [...]

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Installation of New Sump Pump Discharge Line in Washington Twp., MI

By |2019-04-22T20:59:36-05:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: French Drain, Washington Township French Drain|Tags: , |

 Installation of New Sump Pump Discharge Line in Washington Twp. We are in Washington Township, Michigan installing a new sump pump discharge line. We laid plywood all the way to the back so that it spreads the weight of our machine and we don't damage the turf. We also have plywood down to put the [...]

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Outdoor Sump Pump – Don’t Use Bark Mulch With Your Drainage System

By |2019-03-07T14:40:45-05:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Outdoor Sump Pump - Don't Use Bark Mulch With Your Drainage System This is as calm as the lake will get right here. The lakes haven't froze this year and they have been extremely angry. We always recommend that you put decorative stone around if you have a system. In this case, when the water [...]

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Using a Sump Pump / Lift Station for Lake Lot Yard Drainage

By |2018-11-02T12:49:35-05:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Using a Sump Pump / Lift Station for Lake Lot Yard Drainage We're on Lake St. Clair and we're in Chesterfield, Michigan on a lake lot. We're setting a six-foot lift station. We went around this home with a curtain French drain because water was finding its way into the house and we built a [...]

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Sump Pump Line Installers & French Drain Installers — Experience Matters!

By |2018-08-16T16:18:53-05:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Sump Pump Line Installers & French Drain Installers -- Experience Matters! You see in a lot of our videos how I talk about how trees lift the ground. They'll lift sump pump lines. They'll live French drain systems. You can see the sidewalk here, how it's raised right by the tree. As you get near [...]

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Put a Yard Drainage System in BEFORE Building Dirt Up To Avoid Property Damage

By |2018-08-06T13:48:53-05:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 Put a Yard Drainage System in BEFORE Building Dirt Up To Avoid Damaging Your Structure When you have a building that's too low and the water's getting inside it like this garage. Now there's a failed sump pump system put there. This is Michigan and you can't go that shallow. It's just a regular house [...]

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French Drain, Underground Downspouts and Backyard Sump Pump Needed

By |2018-06-26T15:15:48-05:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , |

 French Drain, Underground Downspouts and Backyard Sump Pump Needed Before Fill Dirt! This used to be a 48-inch fence. 48-inches this once was. As you can see it's 26. Okay, so what happens here is a neighbor raises the dirt and the driveway on their side. Then the other homeowner has to do the same. [...]

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Macomb County French Drain 4″ Pipe vs 6″ Pipe

By |2017-09-29T03:32:34-05:00September 24th, 2017|Categories: Macomb County French Drain|Tags: , , , |

Macomb County French Drain 4" Pipe vs 6" Pipe We're in Macomb County, Michigan building a French drain system, we're putting in a 6" pipe. We started out at 16 inches wide, ended up at 24 inches wide at the end of this run. A 4" pipe is capable of moving 240 gallons per minute. A [...]

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French Drain System in Macomb County, Michigan

By |2017-09-28T23:52:24-05:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Macomb County French Drain|Tags: , |

French Drain System in Macomb County, Michigan French drain system. A French drain system can be used for dozens of applications. Here in this picture you see a sump. This was in a neighborhood in Macomb County where, a couple decades ago, there was no infrastructure for sump lines to be plumbed to. Landscapers, ran them [...]

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