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What Happens When You Dam a Stream

By |2019-10-17T05:01:36-05:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 What Happens When You Dam a Stream I want to show you guys something for two reasons. One, the lowest sprinkler in your sprinkler system will run like this for a very, very long time until it empties all the pipe. So if you're not a flat yard, so you've got to the walkout basement, [...]

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What Happens to a French Drain With NO Fabric?

By |2019-10-03T12:21:58-05:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 What Happens to a French Drain With NO Fabric? All right, the reason why we wrap our systems is that even when we don't put fabric on the top, which we do that sometimes, as you guys know, we like the fully contained system in most cases, but in extreme cases, I want at least [...]

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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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Causes of Yard Water Problems Explained by Yard Drainage Contractor

By |2018-08-03T19:04:34-05:00August 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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Sump Pump Line Installers in North Macomb & Oakland County, MI

By |2018-07-23T10:07:54-05:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Sump Pump|Tags: , |

Sump Pump Line Installers in North Macomb & Oakland County, MI We're putting in a sump pump line in North Macomb County, Michigan. There's a lot of reasons for the failure of a sump pump line. One, big trees with really, really big roots can actually cause a collapse. In this case, they used a thin [...]

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How Trees Lift Your Grade and your French Drain Causing Drainage Problems

By |2018-07-17T07:41:11-05:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 How Trees Lift Your Grade and your French Drain Causing Drainage Problems This is a failed French drain system. I want to explain a couple of reasons why it failed. One, the tree here has lifted the ground. It has raised the ground. It has brought the French drain system to the surface to the [...]

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How to Build a French Drain System Around a Tree

By |2018-07-13T16:34:23-05:00July 13th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 How to Build a French Drain System Around a Tree We do an over dig is, and that's why you see water in the bottom of it. We over dig this six-inches deeper than the rest of the system, so this tree can lift this system in this area and it won't affect it. It [...]

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How to Make a French Drain – Oakland Township, MI

By |2017-09-29T02:00:50-05:00September 16th, 2017|Categories: Oakland Township French Drain|Tags: , |

How to Make a French Drain - Oakland Township, MI How to make a French drain. There's so many variables to how to make a french drain. I'm just going to go over one right now, and encourage you to go to frenchdrainman.com, to continue to learn about how to make a french drain. In this [...]

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How To Build French Drain Trench Liner Around A Large Tree in Oakland Twp, MI

By |2017-09-23T18:38:51-05:00September 5th, 2017|Categories: Oakland Township French Drain|Tags: , |

How To Build French Drain Trench Liner Around A Large Tree in Oakland Twp, MI How to install a trench liner when going around a large tree while building a french drain.  We have a large tree that keeps lifting the ground, over time the elevations change. We want to over-dig. You want to over-dig, because [...]

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Auburn Hills French Drain System & Curtain Drain System

By |2017-07-10T03:56:40-05:00July 10th, 2017|Categories: Auburn Hills French Drain|Tags: , , |

Auburn Hills French Drain System & Curtain Drain System We're in Auburn Hills, Michigan installing a French drain system. This system's pretty big, pretty elaborate. I'll tell you what happened here. The grade is higher in the backyard. So basically, the water runs in this direction towards the house. It used to be pitched that way [...]

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