Drainage solutions are typically derived from simple common sense solutions that work. Most drainage problems can be solved by installing drains, and pipes, re-grading the topography of a lot, or installing a french drain. In more challenging scenarios the addition of hardscape features such as patios, retaining walls can be the right choice in correcting drainage problems.
The primary task in drainage remediation system is to resolve standing water issues on your Northern Virginia yard . Moving the water away from the foundation is sometimes as simple as using a drainage pipe, connected to ACO drain, or a French drainage system. We can solve many exterior drainage problems by attaching downspouts into a system of pipes that take the water away from the foundation so that water flows away from your home.
Grading and Topography
Another simple idea to solve wet yard problems is to address topography issues. Just by increasing the amount of top soil in low areas and regrading with a gentle slope away from the problem area can make a significant differance. In many cases this simple and yet very cost effective solution can have a major impact in moving surface water away from the home.
French Drain Systems
Another important technique that can be implemented to solve drainage problems is to install a french drain. A french drain is a perforated pipe that is installed with a fabric sock and placed in a layer of gravel. This system works because of the principle of hydrostatic pressure in the soil. Water will always move to to place of least resistance. With a french drain system the water is attracted to the porous gravel like a sponge. By surrounding the pipe with gravel the water is attracted and then the perforated holes in the pipe allows the water to escape and drain to a safe location away from the home.
Phoenix Home Services Can also design more complex drainage solutions which may include hardscape items like patios, retaining walls or include other items such as sump pumps and dry wells. If your needing assistance in solving a drainage problem please contact us for a free consultation with one of our drainage experts by calling 703-543-6929
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