A French drain can be an excellent way to divert unwanted water from one place to another. These drains have many applications, but they can be particularly useful as a way to stop dips or depressions in your lawn from becoming waterlogged during wet weather. Find out how to simply and easily build your own French drain with the help of this useful video from About.com.
In a short and informative clip, you’ll hear how to start digging and installing a French drain under your lawn. Useful computer animations offer a simple guide to the various stages of the building process and you’ll hear a variety of hints and tips to help you along the way.
With a French drain, you can lessen the effects of water damage on your lawn and plants. What’s more, you can disguise the surface of your drain with topsoil and turf, to ensure the surface of your lawn looks undisturbed. Watch this concise video and gather the basic information you’ll need if you’re thinking of installing a French drain in your garden or public space.
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