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How to Provide Drainage for the Yard

With a new drain installed, a yard is ready for anything: new sod, planting beds or, in this case, an easy-install patio.

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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. Multilevel Backyard Retreat (00:03:41)

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

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

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

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

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

  6. 6. 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 ...

  7. 7. 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.

  8. 8. Paver-Patio Tips

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

  9. 9. House Wrap (02:18)

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

  10. 10. Flagstone Patio and Walkway (01:59)

    Install a rustic flagstone patio with an adjoining walkway.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  14. 14. State-of-the-Art Showers (02:43)

    See the latest bath innovations, from shower heads to custom seating.

  15. 15. 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...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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