How to Drain a Yard

How to Drain a Yard

After a thunderstorm or a day of rain, you may find your yard flooded. Usually, the water will soak into the ground within a couple of days, but if it is oversaturated, then the water may just stay on top of the ground and remain stagnant. When a yard remains flooded and is not soaked…

Small Front Yard Landscaping
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Small Front Yard Landscaping

There seems to be a trend with home builders these days.  They are moving the garage around back, accessible by an alley, they are adding front porches with neighborhood socializing in mind and they are reducing the size of those expansive front lawns we have become accustomed to seeing.  With smaller front yard areas to work with there is great opportunity to use alternatives to grass. 

Types of Drainage

Types of Drainage

Draining water has an immense power to shape its environment. Rivers, canyons, and lakes all demonstrate the ways the natural world drains water and eventually transports it to the oceans. Homes, too, have their own systems of gutters, channels, and pipes that carry water away from problematic areas into larger drains and sewers. Ensuring that…