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Consider These 4 Drainage Systems For Your Residential Property

Drainage is a process that involves eliminating water on and below a subsurface and surface water from various locations around your property. The primary purpose of drainage systems is to collect waste materials from an area and remove it to prevent water damage. There are several types of residential drainage systems that you can use, with each serving a particular purpose. Let’s take a further look into these different types of systems.

Landscape Design Center Drainage System Types

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Drainage Systems On Top Of Your Surface

These systems contain shallow ditches that act as canals for running water in your yard. Once the water reaches these ditches, it will be directed towards the main drain, preventing floods and pooling. They are commonly referred to as surface drainage systems.

Subsurface Systems For Your Home

These systems are also known as French drains. These drains are put beneath the topmost layer of soil to eliminate any excess water accumulating around the root level. A visible collection drain is also employed to collect the water brought in by the pipes.

Slope Drainage System

A slope system functions as the name may suggest. Pipes are formed into a downward slope, and water flows downward through these pipes. This way, water can easily travel along these pipes and be taken away from your home to prevent structural damage and drainage issues.

Gutter Systems

The purpose of gutter systems is to take water from the gutters and direct that water toward the ground. Typically, a downspout will be connected with some sort of guttering system, and it will help take water on your roof and bring that water to the ground. Downspouts will empty your water by using a slope because this way, water doesn’t end up piling up at the bottom of your downspout.

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