Installing a French drain requires digging a trench along the outside of the footing and laying the pipe in the soil. Cover the pipe and lay filter fabric over the gravel. Back-fill the foundation and level it off. More »

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The NDS, Houston Landscape and Fairfax County, Virginia, websites all offer diagrams displaying the components you need to install a French drain. The websites also offer step-by-step instructions explaining how to insta... More »

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Installing a French drain requires digging a sloped ditch, lining it with landscaping fabric, adding gravel, laying perforated pipe, adding more gravel up to grade to increase the drainage and covering the trench. The pr... More »

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Installing a French drain requires digging a sloped ditch, lining it with landscaping fabric, adding gravel, laying perforated pipe, adding more gravel up to grade to increase the drainage and covering the trench. The pr... More »

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A French drain is a sloping trench that is filled with gravel or rock. The drain often contains a perforated pipe wrapped in filter fabric that is used to carry surface and ground water away from a structure. The gravity... More »

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The process of installing an underground drain pipe involves marking out and digging a trench, laying the pipe, then digging and preparing a dry well or attaching the pipe to the downspout before filling the trench. An u... More »

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Installing a pond pump involves threading the pump's electrical cord through a length of PVC pipe cut to length, placing the PVC pipe in a trench, and positioning the pump within the pond before covering the trench in so... More »

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