I wanted a good way to get rainwater from the roof as far away from the house as possible.
How to install underground drainage for gutters.
When it s installed correctly a perforated drainage pipe is an effective solution to problems with standing water or excessive ground water near a building s foundation.
Before digging call 811 to have utility lines marked.
Place other stakes spaced 8 feet apart in between.
Install an in ground drainage system start digging.
Dig the trench along the route you have already decided upon.
Try to drop the.
The drainage pipe needs to be set in a trench.
When you re ready to start the trench you can save the sod by cutting it out with a machete.
First score around the knock out hole.
The trench needs to be eight to 10 inches wide and about 18 inches deep.
The easiest way to dig the.
Connect the drain.
It s fairly easy to install.
Install the dry well.
Haul away most of the dirt.
How to put downspouts underground.
Dig a hole deep enough to accommodate your dry well and the overflow tube.
Fasten a piece of pvc 45 degree angle joint to one end of a piece of eight to 10 foot long 4 inch diameter.
Tie the string to the downspout then stretch it out and around all the stakes.
Assemble and place the catch basin.
Dig a trench eight to 10 feet long 12 to 14 inches deep and about six inches wide for each of the downspouts on your house.
Underground gutter drainage step 1.
Drainage pipes are commonly used to move rainwater from gutters away from a house or to drain wet areas in low spots of the yard.
There are a variety of different ways to do this but we recommend building your very own retractable downspout using zip hinge.
Pound in two stakes 4 feet from the house and directly in front of each downspout.
Simply cut your gutter extender at a 45 degree angle and connect it to your downspout with the zip hinge and 8 screws.
Dig trenches for drainage pipe.
Now that the trench is dug you can assemble the catch basin.