French drains, installation & repair
French drains: could be exactly what you need if you’re experiencing wet walls or floors in your basement, cracked walls, cracked foundations, your crawl space is holding water, or you have standing water from down spouts or gutters that is not draining away from your house the way it should. Excess water around your home combined with our expansive soil in Denver is a recipe for disaster because of the damage that’s caused by bowed basement walls and cracked foundations in Denver when our soil expands and contracts causing the concrete to shift and move.
A French drain around the perimeter of your home can alleviate these problems and no one has more experience than Plumbline Services in Denver installing French drains and repairing French drains. French drains are created by digging trenches around the low lying areas of your yard that don’t drain away from your homes foundation and then installing crushed stone with a Perforated PVC pipe with the holes facing downward into the soil, and covering the pipe with crushed stone; we then backfill with dirt fill so the grass will grow back, and your yard will look like new again.
French drains are sloped down from the area to be drained to the area where the water is to be directed; we’ll let you know the best way to divert the water that the French drain collects after we look at your yard and your situation. Please give us a call and one of expert plumbers will come out and give you a free consultation to see if a French drain will solve your problems and we’ll be glad to repair or replace existing French drains in your yard as well.