What is a driveway channel drain?
Channel drains are straight drainage strips that collect and convey surface water. They can be found on driveways, around pools, parking lots among other places. Channel drains are an effective way to collect water before drainage issues arise.
What is a French drain and what does it do?
A French Drain is a pipe that collects and directs water. A wide, perforated pipe placed in the ground collects excess water and drains it away from the affected area. The pipe is covered with gravel or rock so that it’s not visible, and it’s angled downward to make sure drainage is smooth.
What is a French drain system?
A French drain is a trench filled with a perforated pipe and gravel that allows water to drain naturally from your yard. Depending on the size of your yard and the scale of your drainage issue, you can purchase the pipes and equipment to create a French drain yourself.
What does a white line across a driveway mean?
White return lines are road markings to deter parking across driveways. They look like an elongated capital “H” and extend across the access. Unlike yellow lines, a white return line has no legal standing. This means that it cannot be enforced. Also know, can I put a white line across my driveway?
What does a white return line look like?
White return lines are road markings to deter parking across driveways. They look like an elongated capital “H” and extend across the access. Unlike yellow lines, a white return line has no legal standing. This means that it cannot be enforced.
Can you use white PVC pipe for French drain?
Whether you choose black corrugated pipe or white PVC, make sure that it’s the best option for your project. Also Note, CIS carries a full line of fittings that can also be used in conjunction with your PVC pipe French drain installation. Typically that may include 45% elbows and 90% elbows.
What is the difference between yellow and white access protection markings?
The markings extend across the width of the access. Unlike yellow lines, white access protection markings have no legal standing and are just used to highlight where an access point is. This means it is not against the law to park against the white lines, so we cannot issue a PCN (Penalty Charge Notice) if someone does.