French Drain Solutions

French Drain Solutions in Fairfax, Alexandria & Arlington, VA

French Drain Solutions

A common issue many property owners face is poor drainage. If you have a drainage issue and ignore it, you are more likely to look at costly property damages like flooding, foundation and structural damage, mold growth, and so on. Therefore, to prevent further damage by drainage issues you might consider installing a French drain. At Summit Waterproofing Solutions, we offer you a fully functioning  GrateDrain™, an internal drainage system installation that will last for a longer time than any other drainage system without the worry of clogging. We are your local basement waterproofing specialists who have all the solutions for any kind of basement issues related to water intrusion in Aldie, Boston, Middleburg, Ruby, Warrenton, and throughout Northern Virginia.

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How Does a French Drain Work?

A French drain is a wide pipe with slits, installed deep into the ground around your home or business property perimeter. Unlike area drains that only collect surface water a french drain collects both surface water and groundwater, and channel it away from the basement foundation.  A French drain can handle excessive moisture from foundation soil and prevent any water intrusion.

Benefits of GrateDrain™ Installation

  • Takes away moisture
  • Easy installation
  • Eco-friendly
  • Retain property value

French Drain Vs. GrateDrain™

Despite the effectiveness of driving water away from your basement, a French drain clogs over time by soil and dirt. Even if it doesn't clog, a new french drain needs to be reinstalled after every 10 years. Unclogging and re-installing a French drain, both involve manpower and digging the soil up, costing you a lot of money. On the other hand, GrateDrain™ is an internal drainage system. It is installed along the interior perimeter of the basement to capture water when it enters and divert away. It doesn't take much time to install GrateDrain™ and the whole system needs small maintenance work once a year. Installation and maintenance process doesn't cost much also there is no risk of clogging. Therefore, a GrateDrain™ is more cost-efficient than a French drain.

Trust Summit Waterproofing Solutions for Drain Installation

At Summit Waterproofing Solutions, we deal with water problems ranging from unfinished, damp basements to flooded, finished basements. Along with repairing leaks, we fix the drainage and water-flow problems that lead to water leaks and dampness in Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Middleburg, Ruby, and other Virginia cities that we serve. Our team has the knowledge and experience to transform your wet musty basement into a dry and healthy usable space. We put all of our inspectors and installers through rigorous training and only use our own full-time employees on projects. When you need our services, contact us online or give us a call at 703-832-4949 to schedule a service or get additional information.

Why many Home and Business Owners in Virginia Choose Us?

  • Free estimate
  • 24/7 Rapid response
  • Fully insured and certified company
  • Own trained full-time employees
Healthy Basement & Healthy Crawl Space Certificates

Our high standard of quality ensures a healthy basement with a Nationally Backed Warranty.

Healthy Basement & Healthy Crawl Space Certificate