Curtain drains are essentially trenches filled with gravel covering perforated pipe acting like a gutter system to remove unwanted water away from your home. The trench is lined with filter fabric to ensure that the perforated pipe with remain free of clogs from dirt and silt over the years.
You might need a curtain drain if you have:
- Areas of your property where you have unwanted water pooling
- Water issues in your basement(curtain drains work great in conjunction with you homes footing drains)
- A need to remove water away from retaining walls and driveways