Drainage is an important factor for every home or property. where the water comes from and where it's going and how it's getts there are very important factors in landscape design. we are very experienced in guiding water to where it needs to be. Weather piping gutters out or creating rain Garden or installing dry wells we do it all.
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Nature doesn't always make the best drains. That's where catch basins come in. By identifying key points on your property that naturally collect excess water (ex: gutter run offs/bottom of hills), a catch basin could be the solution. It allows water that may have otherwise caused flooding to drain into the ground faster. These can also be helpful where French drains aren't applicable.
By digging holes in the ground and layering them with large stones, fabric, soil, seed, and a catch basin, your property has built in measures to radically help regulate the flow of water into the ground and prevent flooding. The basin, stones, and such ensure the drywells remain clear and low maintenance for years and years.
A channel dug with a perforated pipe in it with stone on top to allow water to drain into and away from one area to another. Especially helpful at the bottom of a slope or where water naturally flows to.
Did you know that gutters help your house's foundation remain stable? Without gutters all the rain water that would erode a house's foundation by over saturating the soil near a home is instead diverted. Piping out gutters take this one step further and divert rain water much further away from one's house. This could be as simple as diverting it towards a sewage drain. Or perhaps even other gardens and waterworks you may have on your property!
Rain gardens are a dynamic rain drainage system that come to life each time it rains! A rain garden is a depression in the ground (usually at the bottom of a slope) that is populated with plants, shrubs, and flowers that thrive in a very water rich environment. Rain gardens are designed to temporarily contain excess water runoff from roofs, lawns, patios, and generally anything you don't want flooded on your property. However, rain gardens are not water gardens. Where water gardens are meant to permanently hold water, rain gardens are designed to distrubite excess water into the surrounding soil more effectively. As this distribution happens, a rain garden will eventually dry until the next rainfall.