Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Landscaping & Lawn Care

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-24-2008, 10:50 PM   #16
Registered User
 
Termite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 6,520
Share |
Default

Drainage Problem?


You could build berms on the uphill sides of your house and the smokehouse. They'd serve as a little measure of insurance in a big rain when all that water comes rushing down your property...Almost like a levy. They'd need to be reasonably in line (not perpindicular) the the direction of the flow. With some berms, you could at least control the flow direction away from the structures a little bit. If the berms are vegetated, they'll probably weather the flow with minimal erosion.


Termite is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sump pump drainage problem sk8z Plumbing 6 11-29-2008 10:09 PM
Landscape drainage problem Miller-man Landscaping & Lawn Care 13 07-03-2008 12:06 AM
Help!!! Drainage problem flooding basement charlton7 Landscaping & Lawn Care 2 04-12-2008 10:13 PM
water drainage problem.... joshua5438 Landscaping & Lawn Care 1 06-20-2007 11:05 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.