French Drains… What Are They? Do I Need Them?

French Drains… What Are They? Do I Need Them?

Having a French Drain installed is one of the best ways for a homeowner to protect the foundation of their home. Foundation Doctor of St. Louis are experts at installing French Drains. As a homeowner, you may not have heard of this type of drainage system. So, then, what is a French Drain? A French Drain, by design, re-directs surface and ground water away from your home. The earliest form of French Drains were simple ditches that were dug starting at a high area and leading to a lower part of the yard. The modern-day French Drain is still...

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