Drainage & Irrigation

Are you tired of dealing with waterlogged gardens, washouts, or standing water in your yard after a storm? We can help alleviate these issues by providing a range of drainage solutions to fit your property’s specific needs. Our services include the installation of downspout extensions, rain gardens, dry stream beds, French drains, dry wells, and irrigation system repair to effectively redirect and manage water flow on your property. Trust us to design and install a customized drainage solution that will keep your property dry and protected.

French drains are a popular method for managing water drainage on properties. They are designed to redirect water away from areas of the property that are prone to flooding or pooling water, and are often used in conjunction with drywells or downspout extensions. The system consists of a trench that is dug, covered with landscape fabric, and filled with gravel or other drainage materials. A perforated pipe is then laid at the bottom of the trench, with the holes facing down, to allow water to seep into the drain and be carried away from the property as it flows. The pipe is then covered with more drainage rock before the landscape fabric is folded over top, and the trench is backfilled with dirt. It can be covered with a variety of options such as fresh sod, new seed, or decorative rock. French drains are an effective solution for managing water on properties, as they are relatively low-cost and easy to install. They can also be incorporated into a variety of landscaping designs, making them an attractive option for homeowners who want to improve their property’s drainage while also enhancing its appearance.

Dry wells are a popular method for managing water drainage on properties, particularly in areas where the water table is high or the soil is not able to absorb water quickly enough. They are an effective solution for managing water runoff from roofs, driveways, and other surfaces, and can also be used in conjunction with other drainage solutions such as French drains or downspout extensions. A dry well is essentially a large hole that is dug and filled with gravel or other drainage materials. Water is directed into the dry well through pipes or channels and then is allowed to seep into the surrounding soil, reducing the amount of water on the surface.

Downspout extensions are an important component of a property’s drainage system, and are designed to redirect rainwater from the roof to a more suitable location on the property. Without them, water can pool around the foundation of a building, causing damage to the structure, and creating a breeding ground for mosquitoes and other pests. They can be buried underground, or run above ground. Buried extensions are often routed to a drywell, French drain, or other drainage feature. Above-ground extensions often discharge the water into a splash block or rain barrel. The water is then directed away from the building, preventing water damage and foundation issues.

A malfunctioning irrigation system can lead to uneven watering, dry or dead patches, flooded areas underground, and wasted water. Common issues that require repair include leaks, clogs, broken or faulty sprinkler heads, and problems with the control panel or timer. Repairing an irrigation system typically begins with a thorough inspection of the entire system. This includes checking for leaks, clogs, or damage to the pipes and sprinkler heads. Any faulty or broken parts will be replaced, and the system will be adjusted to ensure proper coverage and water flow. In addition to fixing immediate problems, we also offer regular maintenance services to ensure your irrigation system is running at peak efficiency. This includes adjusting sprinkler heads, flushing out the lines, and checking for leaks or other issues. By catching small problems early, you can prevent costly repairs and ensure your irrigation system is providing the best possible care for your lawn and garden.

Rain gardens are a type of landscaping feature that are designed to capture, retain, and slowly release rainwater. They are typically shallow, depressed areas that are planted with vegetation that is well-suited to handle periods of wet and dry conditions. These gardens are built to mimic natural drainage patterns, and are located at the base of downspouts, near the foundation of a building, or in low-lying areas of the property where water tends to pool.

The purpose of a rain garden is to slow down and filter the flow of water, reducing the amount of runoff that ends up in local waterways and preventing erosion. They also help to recharge groundwater and can help to improve the overall health of the soil. Rain gardens also provide an opportunity to incorporate more native plants into the landscape, which can have a positive impact on local wildlife.

Dry stream beds are a landscaping feature that mimic the look and function of a natural stream, but are designed to manage water drainage on properties. They are typically used to redirect water from downspouts or other drainage points, and are particularly useful for managing water flow in areas that are prone to flooding or pooling water. A dry stream bed is created by digging a shallow channel in the ground, and then lining it with rocks or other drainage materials. The channel is then filled with a combination of gravel and larger rocks, which help to mimic the look and function of a natural stream. The dry stream bed can also be designed to incorporate plants and other landscaping elements that are well-suited to handle wet conditions, such as ferns, reeds, and other moisture-loving plants. Dry stream beds are not only an effective solution for managing water drainage on properties, but they can also be incorporated into a variety of landscaping designs to create an attractive and natural-looking feature that enhances the overall appearance of the property.