French Drains Help Foundations with Too Much Standing Water

It’s the fall season. Time for raking leaves, cleaning gutters, and putting away patio furniture. As you are working in the yard, if you notice small puddles of water even though it hasn’t rained in a few days, you might need a french drain to protect your foundation.

One culprit of foundation problems is water. It is never a good idea to allow continuous small puddles of water left alone near your foundation.

Here we are installing a french drain. The homeowner noticed cracks in their foundation bricks. One of the solutions recommended to fix this problem was to install a french drain.

Brackett Foundation Repairs installs french drains but you can also contact a competent landscaper.

For small jobs, you can certainly do it yourself.

No matter if you install a french drain yourself or hire a professional, taking care of your foundation is important to the longevity of your home’s foundation.


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Ben Brackett, President of Brackett