Drainage problems are certainly an issue in Texas. Every year, some backyards turn into lakes, often causing expensive repairs to the pool and patio. Unless someone just left the hose on, extended water saturation without proper drainage, can hurt your home’s foundation and substantially devalue your house if you ever decide to sell it. For many Texas residents, drainage solutions usually mean attempting to build a French drain.
French Drain – Consists of gravel or a rock bottomed ditch to redirect any surface water away from a foundation.
Many Texas homeowners who try using a French Drain as a drainage solution, still find their yards under 2 inches of water after the next shower. Below are five symptoms that make a home’s landscape drainage problems apparent:
Drainage Problems Cause Future Foundation Issues
Regardless of the symptoms of poor drainage, they cause foundation problems for a number of reasons:
Power Jack Drainage Solutions
Power Jack Foundation Repair offers all types of drainage solutions to help prevent and repair these issues in order to alleviate any drainage-related foundation damage that devalues your home and flood your yard. Some techniques include a simple re-grading of your lot to improve run-off or building more complicated area/grate drains and occasionally, French Drains. Our trained, professional, field representatives can make the right recommendation for your home after a complete no-cost inspection of the home.