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How to Build a DIY Creek Bed

By |2019-09-20T09:17:34-04:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 How to Build DIY Creek Bed Anytime you have a lot of sheet water coming off of large properties. You've got a lot of water coming down into an area and it's doing property damage because when water is moving at a high rate of speed, when it's got a lot of velocity and there [...]

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Residential Yard Water Problems in Southeast Michigan

By |2018-09-11T12:42:12-04:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Residential Yard Water Problems in Southeast Michigan There are all types of situations that cause residential water problems. Here we have a walkout basement. We have a backyard that's really built up all the water runs this way. This homeowner bought this house in. The previous owner had a landscaper hump these pavers up to [...]

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How a French Drain System can Prevent a Dry Creek Bed Failure

By |2018-08-15T09:08:41-04:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 How a French Drain System can Prevent a Dry Creek Bed Failure Dry Creek beds. I am all for dry creek beds as long as they're built correctly. Now, this is a dry creek bed that they did not ditch.  And what I mean by that is they just laid some rock in a swale.  [...]

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Causes of Yard Water Problems Explained by Yard Drainage Contractor

By |2018-08-03T19:04:34-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 Causes of Yard Water Problems Explained by Yard Drainage Contractor I'm going to go over some common yard drainage problems. What brings on yards drainage problems.  Here we got a couple of things going on. The water from this backyard is supposed to run through the neighbor's yard, and then there's a storm drain catch [...]

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Improve The Quality of Your Subsoil and Turf Grass With a French Drain

By |2018-08-01T09:57:47-04:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Improve The Quality of Your Subsoil and Turf Grass With a French Drain We're running French drains on a large piece of property in Michigan. It's 10 acres. It drains fine as far as surface water.  The driveway shuts off the water into a swale area. The lot is crowned really nice. All the water [...]

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Professional Yard Drainage Contractor Explains How Yard Drainage Works

By |2018-07-23T10:43:49-04:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Professional Yard Drainage Contractor Explains How Yard Drainage Works We are professional yard drainage installers, commercial and residential French drain installers. I wanted to go over one of the things that we run into a lot in the areas that we service, which is North Macomb County, Michigan, North Oakland County, Michigan, St, Clair County, [...]

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Why Run Parallel Pipes for a Washington Twp. French Drain

By |2017-09-29T03:09:18-04:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Washington Township French Drain|Tags: , |

Why Run Parallel Pipes for a Washington Twp. French Drain Why run two pipes? Okay, in the area where it's pretty flat and you have a large amount of saturated soil, just running a single pipe wouldn't be enough. Now, a French drain will take care of Three feet on either side of it as far [...]

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French Drain to Drain Water Between Homes in Macomb Twp., MI

By |2017-08-13T15:32:50-04:00August 13th, 2017|Categories: Macomb Township French Drain|Tags: , |

French Drain to Drain Water Between Homes in Macomb Twp., MI We're in Macomb Township, Michigan installing a French drain system. At the other end of this French drain channel is a storm drain. We're helping the water evacuate quickly. It's been lying in this swale on that clay pan, saturating the soil, making it difficult [...]

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Bruce Twp, MI French Drain System to Manage Yard Water on Clay Subsoil

By |2017-07-10T04:25:36-04:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Bruce Township French Drain|Tags: , |

Bruce Twp, MI French Drain System to Manage Yard Water on Clay Subsoil We're in Bruce Township Michigan installing a French drain system. The lake that you see here, the water line is four feet higher than down in the swale on this side of the berm. The berm is made of clay, perfect example of [...]

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Oxford, Michigan French Drain Field System

By |2017-07-10T02:52:38-04:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Oxford French Drain|Tags: |

Oxford, Michigan French Drain Field System We're in beautiful Oxford, Michigan installing a French drain system. I see this a lot we have a development where there's a ridge. In this case, there's a golf course up at the top of the ridge, water runs off the golf course. This swale there's several properties that drain [...]

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