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Yard Drainage System and the #1 Reason for FAILURE

By |2019-04-02T22:39:04-05:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Yard Drainage System and the #1 Reason for FAILURE Welcome to the French Drain Man YouTube channel. I just wanted to focus on one thing in this video. One-third of the yard drainage projects that we are contracted to do, we're actually replacing somebody else's failed drainage system. I wanted to go over the number [...]

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Full Service Yard Drainage Contractor in Oakland County

By |2019-03-07T15:00:54-05:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 We are yard drainage contractors installing a French drain in North Oakland County, Michigan. We're taking that French drain to this storm drain catch basin. We'll dig down 18 inches and we'll core through 12 inches of concrete where we'll do a nice clean tap and use hydraulic concrete. We will put in PVC schedule [...]

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Complete Yard Drainage System Using a French Drain

By |2018-10-04T19:27:50-05:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 Complete Yard Drainage System, Yard Drainage Contractors, French Drain We're working on a project right now. The neighbors went in together on the side of the homes, on both sides of this home. The neighbors split. You can see that we have the drain in. We still have to pin the fabric and put the [...]

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What Yard Water Drainage Contractors are Doing Wrong – The Do’s and Don’ts

By |2018-10-03T17:18:30-05:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 What Yard Water Drainage Contractors are Doing Wrong - The Do's and Don'ts What are the mistakes that I see your drainage contractors making? I'd say the number one mistake that I see, they don't put enough stone in their drainage systems. It doesn't matter what they're building for a drainage system. If it's a [...]

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The Key to a Great French Drain – Yard Drainage and a Dry Well

By |2018-09-25T20:31:18-05:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

The Key to a Great French Drain - Yard Drainage and a Dry Well To build a French drain to last, you have to remove a lot of dirt. You're going to have to use a backhoe or an excavator or be willing to do a lot of hand digging, that's for sure. One thing that [...]

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Why You Should Hire a Yard Drainage Professional for Yard Water Problems

By |2018-09-25T20:18:54-05:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 Why You Should Hire a Yard Drainage Professional for Yard Water Problems Why is it so important that when you hire somebody to take care of yard water problems, you hire a professional? Let's go over a few things real quick. One-third of the installs that we put in is to replace a failed drainage [...]

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Why You DO NOT Use a Trencher to Build a French Drain

By |2018-09-17T13:03:06-05:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Why You DO NOT Use a Trencher to Build a French Drain French drain contractors have to work a lot of times in the dark, so I'm sorry that the quality of this video might not be the greatest, but I just want to show you how much dirt has to come out to build [...]

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Commercial Underground Drainage System – Macomb and Oakland County, MI

By |2018-09-03T10:56:07-05:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Commercial Drainage System|Tags: , |

 Commercial Underground Drainage System - Macomb and Oakland County, MI The gentleman in the trench is taking readings with the story pole. He's working with the laser transit to maintain a one eighth inch drop for every linear foot of trench. You can see how we piled the dirt on plywood for easy cleanup. There [...]

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Always Use an Excavator When Installing a French Drain in MI

By |2018-04-27T09:43:21-05:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , |

 Always Use an Excavator When Installing a French Drain in Michigan When installing a French Drain System, always use an excavator. An excavator will create a really large channel that you can later fill full of stone. This will remove water uninterrupted. Do not use a trencher. Systems that are put in with a trencher [...]

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Why You Don’t Use A Trencher to Install a French Drain

By |2018-01-08T16:51:35-05:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , |

 Why You Don't Use A Trencher to Install a French Drain in Michigan In all our videos we're always comparing a trencher to an excavator. Here's a picture of a trencher tearing up the grass, ripping through all the sprinkler lines, and just creating a very, very small groove to put a four-inch pipe in. [...]

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