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Top 68 Drainage Projects

  1. 1. Pond Overflow (11:11)

    Proper drainage will keep excess water out of, and your fish in, your pond.

  2. 2. Perforated Pipe Tip (00:53)

    Wrap perforated drainage pipe in landscape mesh to keep dirt out.

  3. 3. Selecting the Best Location for a Garden

    DIY experts discuss how to choose the most suitable site for a vegetable garden, a location that will allow the vegetables to thrive.

  4. 4. French Drains (03:02)

    French drains channel water away from a house or through a garden or bed.

  5. 5. Boulder-Filled Backyard (03:18)

    Ahmed takes a yard with drainage issues & makes it a family's dream space.

  6. 6. Low-Level Deck Footings (00:53)

    Paul explains how low-level footings help with drainage.

  7. 7. Expert Advice on Gutters and Downspouts

    The contractors from DIY's Be Your Own Contractor discuss an important topic that's related closely to roofing — gutters and down...

  8. 8. Drainage (01:43)

    Poor drainage is the enemy of any good landscape.

  9. 9. Ultimate French Drain (04:42)

    A problem-solving French drain is disguised by a dry creek and plants.

  10. 10. Sump Pump (00:38)

    For persistent moisture in an existing basement, a sump pump may help.

  11. 11. Deadly Drainage (00:03:13)

    Cross-contamination in this home's plumbing could be life threatening.

  12. 12. Easy Pedestal Sink Update (01:16)

    Update your bathroom by installing a new pedestal sink.

  13. 13. Cure for the Cul-de-Sac (00:20:00)

    Jamey and Laura's nasty landscape sits smack at the end of a cul-de-sac.

  14. 14. Ultimate French Drain (20:01)

    A drainage problem is solved underground with a kicked up French drain.

  15. 15. How to Analyze Soil Temps and Drainage

    Soil temperature and water drainage rates are as important to a plant as sunlight and fertilizer. Learn how to analyze these key elemen...

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