A French Drain, sometimes referred to as a weeping tile drain or drain tile, is a advanced drainage system that features a sloping trench downhill, away from your home or into a water extraction device (sump pump).
The main parts of a French Drain is PVC, Gravel and a Soil Separator.
At DLN Solutions, we have a newly invented technique, patent pending, that keeps your French Drain working longer to preserve your home in Kansas City or Surrounding areas!
When your basement is wet or soggy due to constant water accumulation or rainfall, your foundation can and more than likely, will start to settle / sink.
The French drain will create a path which allows water to flow away from your home’s foundation or basement.
Additionally, the water will be directed through the trench filled with stone or gravel. As it flows into the pipes installed at the lower end of the trenches, it will be re-directed away from your home.
The water will be emptied into a drainage ditch, dry well, or on the street. For the cost, French drains are efficient in protecting your basement and foundation.
With no water accumulating in your basement or near your foundation walls, the entire basement remains dry, keeping your Kansas City home's foundation intact!
While we always aim to provide the more simple and affordable Foundation Repair and Waterproofing solutions to our Kansas City homeowners, sometimes a little more finesse needs to go into fixing your wet or soggy basement.
An Interior French Drain is recognized among all Foundation Repair and Waterproofing professionals nation wide as being the most proficient and permanent solution to fixing your wet basement issues.
When an Interior French Drain is installed properly in your home in Kansas City or surrounding areas, it can sit for decades with no issues, continuously working to keep your wet or soggy basement dry.
Most Foundation Repair Companies in Kansas City start with this style of French Drain to fix your wet or soggy basement issues.
The truth is, it's not always needed.
At DLN Solutions, we collaborate with you, the homeowner, to find the best and most cost effective solution to your wet or soggy basement.
A wet or soggy basement is a huge concern to many homeowners and property managers in the Kansas City metro and surrounding areas!
Having a damp basement will cause several types of damage to your property and its foundation.
Installing an Exterior French Drain can provide a simple, effective and long lasting solution to your soggy yard or wet basement issues.
We've installed hundreds of these French Drains across the Kansas City metro area.
The first, and in our opinion, most important attribute of a French Drain is affordability.
If you notice a wet basement or soggy yard, don't ignore it! A simple french drain install could solve 95% of those issues!
This is the primary benefit of French drains.
They make it possible to control the direction you want water to flow towards. With this, you have the needed peace of mind that water is channeled and emptied away from your home while keeping your basement intact and dry.
French drains are reliable and durable.
The installation is done using quality drainage materials such as perforated PVC drain tile and pipes.
They will serve your waterproofing needs for many years to come.