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have you ever heard of this?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by instyle, May 10, 2006.

  1. instyle

    instyle LawnSite Senior Member
    from Canada
    Messages: 380

    I have a customer who wants me to come in and dig a trench about 3 feet away from the exterior walls of his house, he wants the trench about 1 foot deep, then I am to lay weeping tile in the trench, and cover it with crushed rock, the tile will drain out onto the street.

    I have never heard of weeping tile only being about 1 foot deep, other then for the eavestroughs. He doesn't have water in his basement, but he does have some low spots. I am going to sugest just regrading the yard.
    Am i wrong?
     
  2. gammon landscaping

    gammon landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 550

    i have only seen that done once and it was because they thought gutters were tacky
     
  3. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Is this not a french drain?

    I don't know because I don't build them, but it sounds like it.
     

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