Keeping your basement dry can be challenging in Fairfax, VA. There are a few different methods that you can use to dry it out, but if you are looking for a more permanent solution, we recommended having a French drain installed in your basement. French drains are designed to catch any water that enters your basement and divert it aside to somewhere safe. By controlling the water flow with a French drain like this, it will keep any water from getting into your basement in the future. Let’s dive into the details of an interior French drain, and see how exactly they can help you.
Installing a French drain in your Fairfax, VA basement is a fairly straightforward procedure. First we will chip out a trench along the edges of the basement. Then we fill this with gravel and a perforated pipe. This pipe will flow into a collection tank, where it will push water out of your house with a sump pump. The whole project can often be completed in just a day or two. Once the interior French drain is installed, we will cover the trench back over with a thin layer of cement, and then with whatever material you like for your basement floor. This type of French drain is quite common, and it will do a wonderful job of keeping your basement dry.
Our team in Fairfax, VA has installed countless French drains all over the area, and we would love to help you out. If you have any questions about this, or any other procedure, don’t hesitate to call. We always love meeting new people, and are happy to help. Over the 20+ years that we have been in the area, helping people take care of their homes has always been our primary concern. We know that what you want most is simply some peace of mind, and can’t wait to help give it to you.
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