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Old 05-11-2011, 03:52 PM   #1
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How do I landscape around foundation?


I have a bit of water coming in as i don't have any weeping tile.

Also the top soil around my house points into the house not sloed away...

Anyone know what the proper way...

1)Do I add clay gravel and then top soil? What are the best layers to use and in what order?

2) What slope do I put the clay gravel and to soil at?

3) I was also going to dig in some drainage tile just below the surface in some spots, properly sloped, so that water doesn't sit there...

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Old 05-11-2011, 04:48 PM   #2
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How do I landscape around foundation?


How high and wide do you intend to slope the grade away from the house? I would just use top soil. Why the need for clay gravel?
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