We rely on municipal grade cast iron catch basins, troughs, and inlet grates in every one of our systems. The undeniable strength and capacity of these units ensures great performance. Since they are constructed of cast iron, vehicles cannot break them, and they hold up to ice and snow without issue. All basins are high capacity; holding at least 25 gallons of water. They feature outlets from 4” to 8”, meaning you’ll never have to worry about a heavy rain storm flooding out your pavement.
We only use PVC pipe in our systems; which equates to higher flow rates, and less maintenance. We never use corrogatedflex pipe in any of our systems because its prone to clogging and it collapses under heavy loads.
Our estimator will help guide you through the process to make a decision that gives you the best results for your investment.
Do you have a problem with water surfacing through your asphalt pavement? Do you have perpetual wet spots or areas where sealer will not adhere? Chances are you have problem with water percolation in the soil beneath your pavement. These scenarios are highly problematic and dangerous. In the winter time, ice slicks are caused. The life of the pavement is severely shortened in areas affected by percolating water.
Our solution is to create an underground circuit of perforated PVC pipe to catch the water and route it away from the surface of the asphalt. Typically this requires tying into a storm sewer or nearby hillside where the water can have unrestricted flow. Again we only utilize the best materials in these type systems to ensure the best performance. Every system is encapsulated by clean rock to allow water to freely enter the pipe. Perforated PVC pipe is outfitted with a unique mesh to prevent soil and other sediment from entering the system.
Here are some benefits of installing an underground or french drain:
Allowing water to transmit through the soil to the pavement compromises base integrity. Within a short period of time the pavement will begin to yield or flex under vehicle traffic. The rising water combined with pressure from passing vehicles will create a "quick-sand" effect. Base rock will slowly sink pass mud and moisture. Eventually you will be left with a large pothole. Removing the water from the underlayment will stop the "quick-sand" effect and prevent further damage to the pavement.
If an undergound water problem is allowed to surface, you will have large uncontrollable ice slicks in the winter. Salt or de-icer will have very little effect. This can lead to bodily injury, vehicular damage, or even property damage.
Surfacing water will repel sealer or other pavement maintenance products. This will leave the surface of the asphalt looking tarnished or streaky. Most people complain of white residue caused by limestone deposits carried by the water. Moss can also start to develop in and on the pavement.
Our estimator will help guide you through the process to make a decision that givesyou the best results for your investment.
Are you removing and replacing your asphalt driveway or parking lot? Do you have issues with water seeping into your home’s basement, crawl space, or garage floor? Are you tired of having to put up with too much ice on your driveway in the winter? Now is a good time to consider adding a drainage system to route water from your home’s downspouts and gutters away from the surface of your asphalt driveway. The less water being put onto your driveway means the less water there is to cause problematic issues around your home.
Our systems only feature durable PVC pipe. The cost involved to install such a system is very minimal if you are also planning on replacing your driveway. If need be we can also place a <catch basin> to route surface water into your drainage system as well.
Here are some advantages to routing gutter water underground:
Slick icy spots will be reduced in the winter time, reducing slip and fall accidents and the need for applying salt or other de-icer products.
During heavy spring and fall rainstorms, water will be routed away from your home below the surface of the pavement, reducing the chances for possible flooding or leaking.
Reducing surface water will prolong the life of your pavement surface.
Our custom designed systems will provide a lifetime of reliabilty with minimal maintenance. All systems are constructed from durable PVC pipe to prevent clogging. If a clog does arrise, the system can be cleaned without worrying about damaging the pipes.