Gutters & Drainage

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How to Tell If Your Home Can Withstand a Flood

Check out the FEMA chart to gauge your risk.

How to Install a Backwater Valve

If your area is susceptible to flooding, this might help.

How to Make a Rain Chain

These elegant ornaments help guide water where you want it.

Building Drainage: Dos and Don'ts

Preparing ahead of time can prevent serious water damage.

How to Repair Gutter Leaks

Gutter leaks can cause large amounts of water to flow down the side of your house, which can cause cosmetic

How to Prep French Drains for the Rainy Season

There can be hidden problems if you don't inspect your French drain annually.

How to Install Rain Gutters

Use these seven steps to add a rain gutter and keep your home safe from water damage.

How to Build a Driveway Culvert

Divert runoff away from driveways, structures, and parking.

Stop Overflowing Gutters With a Gutter Splash Guard

A gutter splash guard can be installed in three steps.

Effective Patio Drainage for Paver Patios

Learn what you can do to provide effective drainage for your paver patio or risk ruining all your hard work.

Replacing an Aluminum Downspout

It is important to check downspouts regularly.

K-Style Gutters vs Half-Round Gutters

These are two of the most basic gutter systems used today.

Planning a French Drain

Everything you need to know before installing a french drain.

How to Prep Your House for Rain

Check these 8 areas of your home for rainy season.

How to Remove Old Gutters From Your House

Pull off your damaged equipment with these three steps.

Home Gutters: Installation And Cleaning

Divert water consistently away from your home.

Using Muriatic Acid to Clean Drains

Do you have a difficult clog that resists all methods of clearing? As a last resort, learn how to apply muriatic acid to a tough problem.

Drainage System Design Basics and Tips

Noone wants standing water near their home.

Building a Drainage Ditch

Solve flooding problems with an easy DIY solution.

Tips for Cleaning Half Round Gutters

Half round gutters are easy to clean, because they have no corners which trap dirt. All the dirt collects in the middle of the gutter so it can be easily removed during cleaning. Gutters should be cleaned at least once or twice a year. They collect all sorts of things like leaves, dust, bird droppings

How to Fit Plastic Gutters

There are different varieties of gutters, such as the metal gutters, wooden gutters and plastic gutters. The plastic gutter has some advantages over the aluminum and wooden gutters. As these gutters are made of plastic they are less expensive compared to those made with metal. Due to their reduced weight,

How to Maintain Plastic Rain Gutters

Plastic rain gutters are quite cheap and easy to maintain and repair. So long as you tend to a problem quickly, you can greatly decrease the risk of causing further damage and prevent any excess leakage. Repairing and maintaining plastic rain gutters is easily within the reach of anyone comfortable with