Why You Need To Install a Drainage System in The Summer

drainage system in the summerAfter experiencing rainfall during the winter, it is wise for homeowners to take advantage of the summer to install or repair their drainage systems in summer because of a number of reasons. Installing or repairing drainage systems in the summer has it’s own advantages over installing or repairing them in winter such as having less inconveniences and knowing the areas that experienced the most problems in the winter and repairing them.

No Inconveniences

The biggest benefit to installing or repairing your drainage system in the summer is the little to no inconvenience that occurs during the process of repairing or installing of the drainage system. Some of these inconveniences  which occur in winter but less likely to occur in summer include constant rain which halts the work from going further, the soil is much drier and easier to work with in summer than it is in winter.  

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Prevent Flooding

Yet another reason to install a drainage system in the summer is because the majority of homeowners tend to believe that destructive flooding on their properties can only occur during winter but that is far from the truth and it usually ends up costing the homeowners a lot of money before realizing that the sprinkler or garden hose can actually cause a lot of damage to their property if they don’t have adequate drainage. Sprinklers and hoses can flood your yard if left unattended for long periods of time and eventually cause big problems such as foundation damage. Damage to your curb appeal is another problem that flooding brings about. Floods tend to kill plants by drowning them therefore damaging the curb appeal that the buses or flowers provide for your yard.

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Contact a professionally licensed drainage contractor If you suspect that your property might be having drainage problems or if you just want to prevent future drainage problems. Call California Foundation Works on 323-418-2239 to schedule a free drainage Inspection and Estimate.