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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. Perforated Pipe Tip (00:53)

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

  3. 3. How To Build a French Drain

    Direct water out of a landscape with this easy-to-build drainage ditch.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 4. Custom Putting Green Install (02:20)

    Derek and Dean oversee the installation of a custom backyard putting green.

  5. 5. Maintaining a Gravel Driveway (01:00)

    Keep your gravel driveway in top condition with these maintenance hints.

  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. Homeowners' Wet-Basement Woes (00:03:23)

    Foundation leaks give way to moisture and mold in a renovation nightmare.

  8. 8. Drainage (01:43)

    Poor drainage is the enemy of any good landscape.

  9. 9. Paver-Patio Tips

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

  10. 10. 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...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 11. How To Install Underdecking

    Learn how to create a rainwater diversion system with this underdecking.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 12. Essential Gutter Check-Up (01:07)

    Prevent leaks and water damage by cleaning your gutters.

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

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

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

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

  15. 15. Draining Patio (02:39)

    This young couple has a great backyard, but not when it rains.

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