Installing French Drains in a Basement
Having water in your basement can lead to a number of problems, which can be costly to fix, as well as pose risks to your health. Interior and exterior French drain systems are installed in many homes, located at the footer level, directing the groundwater into a sump pump. The job of the sump pump is to pump out the water away from the basement area, preventing potential water damage. Ideally, a French drain is installed in a home during the construction phase, however, it is possible to install one later down the road should problems occur.