Residential and Commercial Drainage
When you have dense soils, such as clay varieties, which absorb a lot of moisture when it rains or when you have an improperly graded terrain on your residential or commercial property, it will be important for you to have the right kind of landscaping drainage solution installed. Without the right kind of system in place, water will build up in your existing landscaping, in giant puddles in low-lying areas, or it may accumulate next to your exterior walls and eventually make its way into your basement or crawl space environment. It can also be very dangerous to have standing water on your lawn or parking lot as this attracts unwanted pests, including mosquitoes.
Poor Drainage Warning Signs
- Noticeable erosion can be seen throughout your lawn
- Low-lying areas are soggy or have water puddles in them most of the time
- Landscaped areas have soils that are too wet to promote healthy plant growth
- Water can be seen building up next to the foundation walls
Dry Creek Beds
These are decorative heavy rocks that have a natural “creek” layout with bends and curves. They help to channel water to different areas of your residential or commercial property.
Often times, these are called agricultural, rock, or sub-surface drains. They are installed in low-lying areas and consist of a perforated drain and gravel to keep it in place.
These are installed where there is rapid movement of water on the lawn, or in areas where there are hardscapes that aren’t able to properly channel water away.
The terrain of your lawn could be causing serious problems. Re-grading may be necessary to eliminate the problem and prevent moisture build-up.