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French Drains | Downriver MI | Cutting Edge Landscape

Downriver Michigan, is your lawn and drainage ready for a busy summer storm season? Have you considered adding french drains to maximize the flow of water away from your home foundation? It can improve your lawn, add a layer of security around the home foundation being flood free and add peace of mind.

French drains have been around since people have been living in houses with lawns. The primary purpose of having french drains installed is to move water away from your home’s foundation and direct it towards the lawn, rain catchment or street drain. Permits are usually needed for this level of digging and drainage installation.

There are several steps to installing a french drain, starting with:

1. Digging the trenches
2. Measuring the drainage incline
3. Lining the trench with pipe
4. Adding textile material for drainage
5. Testing the flow rate of water

Installing a french drain system is something for the landscape professionals, like Cutting Edge in Downriver Michigan. You can trust the licensed, bonded and insured professionals at Cutting Edge to install a french drain system that will add beauty and function to your lawn.

Getting started with french drains is easy. Simply call (734) 787-7157 or visit Cutting Edge on the web here:


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