Experiencing unnecessary watertrapped around your home’s foundation or around your lawn? AllScapes Ohio proudly offers drainage system solutions for this problem. Having a proper drainage system can prevent thousands of dollars in roof leaks, mold, or damage to the interior or exterior of your home.
Excess water pooling in your lawn can also result in more bugs and mosquitos. Don’t let something as simple as extra water prevent you from enjoying your backyard! When installing the correct drainage system, our team will ensure that water gets funneled away from your home or lawn to prevent damage.
- French drains
- Grading of lawn
A french drawin is the most common type of backyard drainage system. It creates a hidden path in your yard that carries water away from your home. French drains are usually comprised of a perforated pipe and surrounded by gravel. The drain is then wrapped in filter fabric to keep mud and particles out. A French drain directs water to a drain rather than dispersing it within the landscape.
If you have problems in your basement, a fench drain drainage solution can add value to your properly. A french drain helps keep your basement dry reducing the chance of mold and water damage. A properly installed french drain will last decades before needing maintenance.
Downspouts can be very important for preventing water damage in your home. A properly working drainge system is essential to avoiding moisture and corrosion in your home. Similar to french drains, downspouts help collect water and drain it away from your home’s foundation.
Not only can downspouts help prevent flooding in your basement, but they prevent water from pooling on your rooftop. Which can precent structural damages to your home. Also, properly installed downspouts, can help protect your plant beds. However, having downspouts as part of your drainage system, means they must continually be properly maintained. A clogged downspout can cause damage to your home. Which is why it is recommended to hire professionals to peoperly clean your downspouts and gutters for you.
Grading your lawn is another alternative drainage system. This is leveling or smoothing your yard so that rain flows away from your home to prevent water damage and flooding.