What Is A French Drain? Jericho, NY

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French Drains are underground drain systems to flow away from the excess water to a designated area. When the water is directed to the lowest point, it will seep through a layer of gravel and penetrate into a perforated pipe. The perforated pipes are usually laid in a trench filled with a layer of gravel […]

How to Screw Up French Drain Installations

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Typical Ways to Screw Up a French Drain Installation French drains are a wonderful solution to a wet basement problem. Based on an old invention designed to move water via gravity, French drains have been in use for nearly 200 years. So while they are a great solution to wet basement problems, they can (and often are) […]