Homeowners in Buford, GA, know to call Schmitt Waterproofing for all of their Backyard drainage issues. Schmitt Waterproofing focuses on solutions that will not only keep your home dry but will keep the water away altogether.
Backyard drainage is one of the most overlooked maintenance items on homes today
Paved areas, landscaped yards, and swimming pools are some of the most common areas affected by Backyard drainage issues. Over time yard drainage issues can contribute to erosion problems, insects, and basement leaks as well as structural issues. Schmitt Waterproofing has the knowledge and experience to ensure that the right drainage system is installed to resolve the drainage issues at any home.
A poorly draining property is at risk of water damage every time it rains. Poor drainage contributes to: cracked and settling driveways and foundations, pooling water in yards and around swimming pools, erosion issues around the home, insect problems, and is the leading cause of dead landscaping in this area. The best solution for poor drainage is a properly designed, professionally installed, drainage system. Drainage systems can consist of various items to help protect the home and property.
Schmitt Waterproofing offers a variety of solutions for Backyard drainage issues including dry creek beds, French drains, catch basins, and gutter downspout extensions. Dry creek beds are used to stop soil erosion and push large amounts of water runoff as needed. French Drains are a great solution to address large amounts of water runoff, which creates drainage issues, without leaving an open trench or drainage ditch. Catch basins are typically used to address pooling water in specific areas to catch water through a surface grate and then move it underground through pipe. Finally, gutter downspout extensions will allow underground pipes to tie directly into gutter downspouts to move the water away from the home.
Why do I need to address Backyard drainage issues on my property in Buford GA?
Poor drainage leads to erosion as well as foundation issues. If your lot is on a hill poor drainage will rapidly cause excessive erosion on hillsides. If water is pooling and flowing towards the home, it will cause an excessive weight load to be applied laterally to the foundation wall which encourages bowing and cracking in the foundation. Wet dirt is significantly heavier than dry dirt.
How can you help address my Backyard drainage issues in Buford GA?
At Schmitt Waterproofing we use various methods to control the water around homes including dry creek beds, French Drain systems, catch basins, and grading. Depending on your issues we will implement the necessary design or a drainage system to make your drainage problems go away.
How much damage will be done to my yard to complete drainage work?
We can remove and place back most landscape finishes around homes back to original condition to where you almost never know we were there. We often remove and re-install sod and plants in order to complete drainage system installation.
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There Was A Leak In My Basement That Let Water In Whenever It Rained Hard. Josh Did A Great Job Fixing It, And It Hasn’t Leaked Since. He Was Very Professional, Nice, And He Cleaned Up After Himself.
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