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Top 68 Drainage Projects

  1. 46. Creating a Rain Barrel (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics on creating a rain barrel.

  2. 47. 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
  3. 48. 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
  4. 49. Defensible Space (04:27)

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

  5. 50. Desperate on Dogwood (02:43)

    An indoor DIYer gets some outside help with his landscaping.

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

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

  7. 52. Dry Foundations (00:47)

    If the retaining wall ties into the house's foundation, caulking is a must.

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

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

  9. 54. Low-Level Deck Footings (00:53)

    Paul explains how low-level footings help with drainage.

  10. 55. 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.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 56. Deadly Drainage (00:03:13)

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

  12. 57. Flagstone Patio and Walkway (01:59)

    Install a rustic flagstone patio with an adjoining walkway.

  13. 58. 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
  14. 59. Drainage (01:56)

    Without proper drainage, your load-bearing wall may be in for problems.

  15. 60. Foundation Drainage Basics (01:20)

    Learn how to control water runoff with this quick landscaping hint.

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