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  • Average Rate info for drainage work Please Note – These are average prices. Your job will be different, but this give you some idea of costs. Please use our service sign up sheet to schedule an estimate or service French Drain 4″ Perforated Pipe surrounded by 3/4 inch washed stone. 50 feet = $940.00 Installed 100 feet = $1760 Installed includes all parts and labor. Sump Pump in Crawl Space – - $960 Installed – - Includes Sump Pit, Zoeller M53 1/3 hp Pump, Gravel surrounding pit. Does Not Include Electrical work. Downspout Drain Line 100 feet = 960.00 Installed...

    Average Cost French Drain, Rate Info Apple Drains, Fall 2013

    Average Rate info for drainage work Please Note – These are average prices. Your job will be different, but this give you some idea of costs. Please use our service sign up sheet to schedule an estimate or service French Drain 4″ Perforated Pipe surrounded by 3/4 inch washed stone. 50 feet = $940.00 Installed 100 feet = $1760 Installed includes all parts and labor. Sump Pump in Crawl Space – – $960 Installed – – Includes Sump Pit, Zoeller M53 1/3 hp Pump, Gravel surrounding pit. Does Not Include Electrical work. Downspout Drain Line 100 feet = 960.00 Installed…

  • The most common mistakes when installing a French Drain start with 1) The Perforated Pipe has the Holes Pointing Upward 2) Not enough gravel under the pipe 3) Not enough fall for the pipe to discharge. When installing a French Drain, its best know how the system works. here is a great exapmle of how and why a French Drain gather water from the yard. How a FRENCH DRAIN Works, by Apple Drains 1- Holes in the Perfoated pipe need to point down to allow the water to Quickly flood from the trench into the pipe. The pipe can be...

    3 Common Mistakes while Installing a French Drain

    The most common mistakes when installing a French Drain start with 1) The Perforated Pipe has the Holes Pointing Upward 2) Not enough gravel under the pipe 3) Not enough fall for the pipe to discharge. When installing a French Drain, its best know how the system works. here is a great exapmle of how and why a French Drain gather water from the yard. How a FRENCH DRAIN Works, by Apple Drains 1- Holes in the Perfoated pipe need to point down to allow the water to Quickly flood from the trench into the pipe. The pipe can be…

  • The holes in the pipe of any Gravel / Perforated System Should Point Down. The system works from the bottom to the top. In other words, water will fill the bottom of the trench first so if the holes are at the bottom of the trench, the water enter the pipe long before the water rises up to the top of the trench and reaches the holes if they point up. Remember, there is gravel surrounding the pipe. Water easily travels through the gravel. Its actually much better to watch a video to help understand this. Here are 2 great...

    French Drain, Holes Point Down

    The holes in the pipe of any Gravel / Perforated System Should Point Down. The system works from the bottom to the top. In other words, water will fill the bottom of the trench first so if the holes are at the bottom of the trench, the water enter the pipe long before the water rises up to the top of the trench and reaches the holes if they point up. Remember, there is gravel surrounding the pipe. Water easily travels through the gravel. Its actually much better to watch a video to help understand this. Here are 2 great…

  • How a French Drain Works This article talks about how and why a french drain works. You can also watch a video that illustrates how water flows through the gravel and into the perforated pipe. A French Drain is a perforated pipe surrounded by gravel. It is used to collect water from a low spot in the yard. The pipe is usually 4″ Perforated (holes or slotted) and is encased in 3/4 inch washed stone. Catch basins can be added to this system to help collect immeadiate water run off. The pipe needs to discharge downhill from the low spot...

    Installing a French Drain

    How a French Drain Works This article talks about how and why a french drain works. You can also watch a video that illustrates how water flows through the gravel and into the perforated pipe. A French Drain is a perforated pipe surrounded by gravel. It is used to collect water from a low spot in the yard. The pipe is usually 4″ Perforated (holes or slotted) and is encased in 3/4 inch washed stone. Catch basins can be added to this system to help collect immeadiate water run off. The pipe needs to discharge downhill from the low spot…

  • Because we install drainage systems everyday, the need for that one little part to fix something arises every day. So of course we head to the closest hardware store. Sometimes its a Home Depot sometimes its a Lowes. We don’t buy certain things from either store, like a Good Catch Basin or A Good Sump Pump. Those kind of things are better bougth from the parts supplier. But a small fitting or maybe some sheet metal screws are always a need. Which do we prefer? That is a good Question. Both stores a very well stocked. Both stores have similar...

    DIY – Home Depot vs Lowes

    Because we install drainage systems everyday, the need for that one little part to fix something arises every day. So of course we head to the closest hardware store. Sometimes its a Home Depot sometimes its a Lowes. We don’t buy certain things from either store, like a Good Catch Basin or A Good Sump Pump. Those kind of things are better bougth from the parts supplier. But a small fitting or maybe some sheet metal screws are always a need. Which do we prefer? That is a good Question. Both stores a very well stocked. Both stores have similar…

  • Apple Drains, Drainage Contractors (904) 290-1722 Jacksonville, Florida Service North and Central Florida, South Georgia and A new Office in Tampa We will have a new office in Tampa Florida with service to Orlando, St Pete, Clearwater, Sarasota and all surrounding areas. + - Service Gutters & Downspouts – Cleaning & Repair New Gutters Leaf Protection too! Downspout Drain Lines Cleaned & Repaired New Drain lines Installed Curb Holes Concrete Drilling and Cutting Driveway Drains Channel Drains Floor Drains Catch Basins French Drains Yard Drains Crawl Space Waterproofing Footer Tiles Sump Pumps Commercial Waterproofing Slab, foundation, footer, building Call for...

    Apple Drains, Florida Drain & Gutter

    Apple Drains, Drainage Contractors (904) 290-1722 Jacksonville, Florida Service North and Central Florida, South Georgia and A new Office in Tampa We will have a new office in Tampa Florida with service to Orlando, St Pete, Clearwater, Sarasota and all surrounding areas. + – Service Gutters & Downspouts – Cleaning & Repair New Gutters Leaf Protection too! Downspout Drain Lines Cleaned & Repaired New Drain lines Installed Curb Holes Concrete Drilling and Cutting Driveway Drains Channel Drains Floor Drains Catch Basins French Drains Yard Drains Crawl Space Waterproofing Footer Tiles Sump Pumps Commercial Waterproofing Slab, foundation, footer, building Call for…

  • Data gathered from Apple Drains, Drainage Contractors, Charlotte NC 2011 installs of downspout drains, yard drains, channel drains, french drains, gravel drains, catch basins, storm drains, gutter drains, roof drains. Please Note: Your Install could be higher depending on what we are trenching through. NEW – 2013 Average Cost Downspout Drains – Yard Drains – French Drains some average costs of installation Coming in December – NEW DATA Based on 2011 Apple Drains Installs. See Also – Crawl Space Average Costs Includes Yard Drains and Channel Drains Data gathered from Apple Drains, Drainage Contractors, Charlotte NC 2011 installs of downspout...

    How Much Does it Cost for Drainage?

    Data gathered from Apple Drains, Drainage Contractors, Charlotte NC 2011 installs of downspout drains, yard drains, channel drains, french drains, gravel drains, catch basins, storm drains, gutter drains, roof drains. Please Note: Your Install could be higher depending on what we are trenching through. NEW – 2013 Average Cost Downspout Drains – Yard Drains – French Drains some average costs of installation Coming in December – NEW DATA Based on 2011 Apple Drains Installs. See Also – Crawl Space Average Costs Includes Yard Drains and Channel Drains Data gathered from Apple Drains, Drainage Contractors, Charlotte NC 2011 installs of downspout…

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  • This video is Interactive. That means you can click a drainage issue and the video will play that video. you can easily choose again or re-watch or forward or back. FRENCH DRAIN, CATCH BASIN, CHANNEL DRAIN or DOWNSPOUT DRAIN. click and choose. Drop us a Quick Note or ask a question. We’ll be happy to answer. Apple Drains Drainage Contractors Charlotte NC (704) 336-9111 Trusted and Recommended By Your Neighbors Since 1997 We’ll Make It Right – THE FIRST TIME!

    4 Rainwater Drainage Problems and Solutions

    This video is Interactive. That means you can click a drainage issue and the video will play that video. you can easily choose again or re-watch or forward or back. FRENCH DRAIN, CATCH BASIN, CHANNEL DRAIN or DOWNSPOUT DRAIN. click and choose. Drop us a Quick Note or ask a question. We’ll be happy to answer. Apple Drains Drainage Contractors Charlotte NC (704) 336-9111 Trusted and Recommended By Your Neighbors Since 1997 We’ll Make It Right – THE FIRST TIME!

  • Here is a fairly simply install for a homeonwer. A french drain to help dry up a wet spot in the yard. The Video shows footage of gravel perforated pipe (holes point down) and catch basins beinginstalled. All the parts come from a lowes or home depot. Lots of gravel here. 20 feet of perforated pipe takes about 20 bags of gravel (if you buy it by the bag. Call us for a free estimate! Apple Drains Drainage Contractors Charlotte NC 704-336-9111 We’ll Make It Right The First Time Trusted and Recommended By Your Neighbors Since 1997

    French Drain for Do It Yourself, Gravel Drain, Catch Basin, Yard Drain

    Here is a fairly simply install for a homeonwer. A french drain to help dry up a wet spot in the yard. The Video shows footage of gravel perforated pipe (holes point down) and catch basins beinginstalled. All the parts come from a lowes or home depot. Lots of gravel here. 20 feet of perforated pipe takes about 20 bags of gravel (if you buy it by the bag. Call us for a free estimate! Apple Drains Drainage Contractors Charlotte NC 704-336-9111 We’ll Make It Right The First Time Trusted and Recommended By Your Neighbors Since 1997