From $35/LF to $75/LF depending on site conditions, mechanics and access.
Simply sink a large sturdy plastic bucket in the ground that has a lot of small 1/2 inch holes in it. Pack the area around the bucket with gravel and line the area to keep fine dirt out. Water will collect in the bucket where a mechanical pump will sit. As the water level rises, […]
In isolated rooms like bedrooms, the best way to control moisture is by improving ventilation. For example, installing passive air vents in the walls or doors is often all that you need. If there is a bathroom attached with an exhaust fan setting the fan on a time to autorun works well.
French Drains are installed by digging a trench deep enough to burry your pipe at least 4 inches below grade. The slope of the trench should be 2% (or 1/4 inch per foot) to be able to move solids that collect in the pipe. You will want a clean-out and good area to discharge to […]
Best way to unclog a French Drain is with high-pressure water. Shoot it in on cleanout end and watch debris flow out. If doesn’t work may need a “snake” to break up the clog. Corrugated pipe is difficult as debris gets trapped very easily.
Before installing a French Drain its always a good idea to know the depth to the water table, the depth to the seasonal high water table, the soil type. topography (pitch) of the yard area and where to discharge the water too.