Consider These Different Types Of Drainage Systems

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Consider these types of systems for your home.

Drainage removes water from various areas on and beneath your property’s subsurface and surface water. The primary purpose of drainage systems is to collect and remove waste items from a site to prevent water damage. Various residential drainage systems are available, each with a specific purpose. Let’s take a closer look at these multiple systems for your home.

Subsurface Drainage Systems For Your Property

These systems include shallow ditches that serve as canals for water running through your yard. Water will be channeled towards the main drain once it reaches these ditches, reducing flooding and pooling. They are also known as surface drainage systems.

Drainage Systems Below The Surface

These drainage systems are buried beneath the ground. They are designed to remove surplus water from the soil. This not only aids in removing extra water but also benefits plants and trees, as stored water can cause them to rot. This system makes use of deep underground pipelines as well as a drain. You can also use a sump pump to force water through these pipes.

Slope Drainage Systems 

These drainage systems also use pipes, but instead of being buried underground, they are installed on an incline. Because your house is on a downhill slope, water will naturally migrate away from it. These pipes, which might be made of concrete, steel, or plastic, are encased in a protective coating to avoid people from falling into them.

Gutter Systems And Downspouts

The most important drainage system for your property is the downspout and gutter system. The downspout connects to the gutters, which remove excess water from your roof. Without this, rainwater will fall from your roof and land on your property and landscaping, causing water damage and erosion. If too much water accumulates, it can potentially cause basement flooding.

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