7 Bits & Parts of a House Most New Homeowners Can’t Identify
You might be tempted to fiddle with one of them to get super water pressure. Don’t. Just don’t.
How to Prevent Water Damage
Preventing water damage is a whole lot cheaper than paying for repairs. Here are three easy prevention tips.
Give Your Downspouts a Makeover
Most downspouts simply aren’t good-looking. Here’s how to transform the system that protects your foundation into an eye-catching asset.
4 Ways to Avoid Foundation Problems
Until it cracks or leaks, most of us don’t think about our home’s foundation. That’s our first mistake.
How to Install a French Drain: DIY or Professional?
A French drain installation is a simple process that requires a whole lot of digging. Decide to learn how to install a french drain, or if it’s worth hiring a pro.
French Drains: Basement Solutions
Feeling damp and drippy? If your basement walls are clammy, a French drain system — also called a footing drain — can banish that boggy feeling.
French Drain and Curtain Drain Design: What You Need to Know
Feeling soggy? A French drain, or curtain drain, removes excess surface water so you won’t need hip boots to cut the grass.
French Drains: How to Build an Exterior French Drain System
Water water everywhere? Bid it adieu by learning how to build a French drain system — a plastic drain pipe in a gravel-filled trench that removes excess ground water.
French Drain Systems: When You Need Them
If you have a soggy yard or a wet basement, then a French drain is your cure. Here’s how they work, when to use them, the different types and cost.
7 Signs You Have a Drainage Problem
Finding drainage problems when they’re smaller and easier to fix can save you thousands of dollars and plenty of headaches down the line.
French Drains & Drainage
What’s the one thing you want rain water to do? Flow away from your house, please! Otherwise, water can cause pressure on foundation walls, leading to seepage, if not more serious damage. Meet your best friends: French drains & drainage. A French drain helps direct water away from your house. Downspouts and proper soil slope make you a drainage superstar. Our guides explain everything from French drain installation to home foundation inspections.
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