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FRENCH DRAIN SYSTEM SERVICE OVERVIEW

French drain system is our rugged stand-alone footer system – offers superior protection against basement water seepage in one easy installation. Our French Drain  innovational design incorporates the subfloor system with wall drainage. Water enters the system through the whole tapped into the base of the walls and flows through the French Drain System to the sump pump.

To install an interior French drain system, as a professional waterproofing contractor, we cut a channel into your basement slab around its perimeter. Excavates the ground below the channel, installs perforated drain pipe and a sump pump well, and fills the trench with drainage gravel. The slab is patched with fresh concrete.

PLAN AND DETAILS

1.  Start by installing the sump pump system first (if needed in your situation), we can also connect to existing sumps as long as canister meets requirements. This will help manage water flow during the process of breaking out the concrete along where the floor and walls meet.

2.  Beginning at the sump pump, we remove concrete floor away from the walls and all the way down to the footer.

3.   We then precisely grade the French drain on the footer and verify that the vertical portion of the system will stick up above the floor surface a quarter inch to 1-inch after the cement work is finished.

4.   Seems between the main sections should be covered to keep concrete from getting into the system while pouring concrete.

5.  Once the system is completely laid out and seems taped, we pour crushed rock into the trench, filling up to the horizontal plane of the top of the French drain system. This will leave allow space to pour concrete yet over the channel allowing for the back fin to stick up above the concrete and catch any water that may come down the wall through cracks or window wells.

FRENCH DRAIN SOLUTION

We use highly sophisticated drain main system, a rugged stand alone waterproofing system designed to trap the hydrostatic pressure with two rubber seals and uses hydrostatic pressure to drive water seepage towards the sump pump.

Our system solves the leakage problem with a leak guard acting as a secondary channel that keeps water from building up and under the seam between the floor and new cement.

WHY CHOOSE US

With over 15 years experience in French drain system. We take great pride in our work and are dedicated to providing you not only a dry basement but excellent service through the process.

  • Financial Responsibility to Our Clients
  • Superior Quality and Craftsmanship
  • Quality and Value to the Projects We Deliver
  • Highest Standards in Cost Control
  • On Time and on Budget
  • Real Focus on Customer Satisfaction

POPULAR FRENCH DRAIN QUESTIONS

  • How well does a French drain works?

    French drains provide an easy channel for water to flow through. Water runs into a gravel-filled trench, then into perforated pipe at the bottom of the trench. Water travels freely through the pipe, which empties a safe distance from the house.

  • What should I look for when choosing a contractor for my project?

    1. Hire a contractor that specializes in the specified work such as basement waterproofing, crawl space repair and so on, and this task must be professionally executed as needed. Disregard any form of personnel that claim to be jack of all trades.

    2.  Get some job references your prospective contractor had done in the past for evaluation and consideration purpose and ensure you ask specific questions relevant to the current task you are planning to work on.

    3. Ensure the contractor is licensed, insured and bonded.

  • How can I tell where the water in my property is coming from?

    Basement water intrusion have five major source, the joint between the foundation footing and the wall, windows, tiny spaces around the steel form ties from when the foundation walls were poured, cold poured joint in the walls and via the foundation cracks.

  • What is the difference between exterior and interior water prevention?

    Ensuring you have a proper drain system is crucial to removing water and maintaining a dry property.

    Exterior systems such as weeping tile install have no means or protection when it comes to clogging. The mud build up and blocks the drainage tile and doesn’t allow excess to move away from your property.

    With our interior systems, we can make available access ports to allow clean out for your system in the said situation.

  • How do you unclog a French drain?

    Continue to feed the snake into the pipe until it reaches the other side. Let the snake turn in the drain when it meets resistance from clogs, tree roots and other obstructions.

    Retract the snake when you’re finished, and feed it back into the machine. Use a garden hose to spray a powerful jet of water into the drain.

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