The downspouts on your home gutter system carry many gallons of rainwater off your roof and onto your yard. To direct the water farther away from your house's foundation, we can install underground downspouts. These downspouts filter leaves and debris from the roof before they enter the ground and end several feet away from the foundation. The water simply drains into the ground at the end of the underground downspouts.
The Downspout drain is a long-established system for eliminating excess water from low points and other areas prone to saturated soil. Downspout Drains are quite simple: in essence, they are just trenches filled with gravel, with sand on top of that.
Often, you'll see Downspout drains defined to include a drainpipe as well, though the traditional design is simply the gravel-filled trench.
The advantages of Downspout drains are low cost and easy installation. In addition, they can be covered over with turf after installation, making them less conspicuous.
Adding a Downspout Drain can save you the hassle of puddling water and foundation problems by directing the water away from your property. Installation is fairly easy and can save you future problems.