French drains installation is frequently a first-line defense for a property’s foundation, basement, and even the health and well-being of its residents. While they can be as practical as they are attractive, they are also attractive. The benefits of French drain installation go beyond the practical. You can create a visually appealing and financially rewarding drainage solution by working with the right contractor. This will protect the property for many years to come and make it more appealing to potential buyers at resale.
Let us look at the benefits of French drain installation:
Prevents water from sitting on your lawn
Standing water can cause several issues, in addition to making your entryway look unpleasant with muddy footprints. Instead of letting water accumulate in a low spot on your lawn, a French drain directs the water in a controlled direction toward the exit point of your choice, thereby preventing puddles.
With a French drain, heavy rain can safely enter the trench and be carried away without disturbing the topsoil instead of sliding across the surface of your yard. Your plants could be killed by standing water, which increases the likelihood of erosion.
Reduces harmful runoff of rainwater
Fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides are great for growing beautiful lawns, but they are not good for our water systems. The chemicals and the overwhelming algae blooms they produce can be harmful to aquatic life. Stormwater is shielded from the soil by the pipe and landscape fabric of a French drain. It then proceeds directly to the waterway, absorbing as few toxins as possible.
Put it in the hands of a professional and Hire Moyers Lawn Service & Landscaping team to assist with routine yard maintenance like mowing, seasonal cleanup, and fertilization if you need assistance beyond setting up your system. Contact us at 301-251-9822 if you reside around Bethesda, MD, Gaithersburg, Germantown, MD, Potomac, MD, Rockville, and Silver Spring.