Category Archives: Drainage

Why Drainage Matters

Why Drainage Matters

We got some crazy rains and tornados this week. So for anyone questioning the need for a sump and all the footing drains and such. Yeah, I think drainage is necessary. READ MORE

Sump Pump

Sump Pump

Nothing sexier than a sump pump. I had to ask the engineer for a little explanation on these photos that were popping into our shared photo stream because they didn’t make any sense to me. I guess there’s a little more to a sump than digging a hole and putting in a pump with a… READ MORE

Footing Drain

Footing Drain

Getting the footing drains in was a bit of a mad dash. It’s far easier to do before the walls are up, as the stone can just be shovelled over the footings and not hauled up and over the walls.  Of course, the engineer had to do this himself. He’s a drainage guy, he does floodplain… READ MORE