Foundation Drain Systems

French Drain Installation

French drain diagram Foundation Drain SystemsA French drain system is essentially a trench filled with gravel that contains a pipe to redirect surface water and groundwater away from a space. This prevents moisture issues from arising and attracting termites and other pests.

It is imperative to keep the area under and around your home as dry as possible to prevent termites, pests and mold away from your family. One solution may be a type of drain system called a French drain. Here’s a video showing the installation of this type of moisture control solution: