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How to Install a Track Drain System

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.

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

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

  3. 3. Defensible Space (04:27)

    The land around your home can protect you from nature's harsh elements.

  4. 4. Protecting the Foundation from Moisture

    DIY's Home IQ follows the Oberg family during the decision-making process of building this beautiful new home. This article discusses a...

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

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

  6. 6. Multilevel Backyard Retreat (00:03:41)

    Retaining walls help turn a bare hill into a beautiful multilevel refuge.

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

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

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

    Paul explains how low-level footings help with drainage.

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

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

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

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

  11. 11. House Wrap (02:18)

    House wrap helps form a barrier against moisture and the mold it attracts.

  12. 12. Desperate in Denver (20:01)

    A vast house has some big problems with drainage and desperation.

  13. 13. Desperate on Dogwood Part 1 (05:50)

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

  14. 14. 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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    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 15. Basic Steps of Building a Foundation

    DIY Network takes you in order through the basic steps of building of a foundation.

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