The goal is to dig the trench at a slight pitch, or angle, to allow gravity to pull the water along the pipes and out the clear out.
The contractors from DIY's Be Your Own Contractor discuss an important topic that's related closely to roofing — gutters and down...
This yard's new design incorporates a few features with sentimental value.
The land around your home can protect you from nature's harsh elements.
DIY's Home IQ follows the Oberg family during the decision-making process of building this beautiful new home. This article discusses a...
You can waterproof an existing house as well as a new construction.
Retaining walls help turn a bare hill into a beautiful multilevel refuge.
A French drain is a good solution to moisture in a foundation or basement.
Paul explains how low-level footings help with drainage.
A problem-solving French drain is disguised by a dry creek and plants.
A drainage problem is solved underground with a kicked up French drain.
House wrap helps form a barrier against moisture and the mold it attracts.
A vast house has some big problems with drainage and desperation.
In a quiet, secluded neighborhood, this landscape screams for help.
DIY Network takes you in order through the basic steps of building of a foundation.