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How to Finish a French Drain

In order to grow anything in a narrow, shady space, first make sure the drainage is in good shape. One good drainage method is a French...

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Top 68 Drainage Projects

  1. 1. 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...

  2. 2. 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.

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

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

  4. 4. Sump Pump (00:38)

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

  5. 5. Desperate on Dogwood Part 2 (05:56)

    In a quiet, secluded neighborhood, this landscape screams for help.

  6. 6. Seasonal Home Improvement (01:00)

    The DIY Basics on making seasonal improvements to your home.

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

    Paul explains how low-level footings help with drainage.

  8. 8. Water in Basement (00:40)

    You can waterproof an existing house as well as a new construction.

  9. 9. Desperate on Dogwood Part 3 (05:59)

    In a quiet, secluded neighborhood, this landscape screams for help.

  10. 10. Making Your House Watertight

    It's crucial to handle drainage issues in the framing stage of building a home. The professionals at DIY Network show you a rundown of ...

  11. 11. How to Prevent Basement Leaks

    By redirecting the water above ground and sealing out the moisture below, you'll give yourself peace of mind the next time rain is in t...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 12. Paver-Patio Tips

    DIY Network experts provide tips for proper drainage and a level surface when building a paver patio.

  13. 13. Modern Yet Sentimental Space (00:03:53)

    This yard's new design incorporates a few features with sentimental value.

  14. 14. Moisture in Foundation (01:30)

    A French drain is a good solution to moisture in a foundation or basement.

  15. 15. Desperate on Dogwood Part 4 (02:15)

    In a quiet, secluded neighborhood, this landscape screams for help.

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