Servicing Central Oklahomaincluding: Oklahoma City, Norman, Edmond, Midwest City, Del City, Yukon, Mustang, Moore, Norman, Purcell, Newcastle, Blanchard and surrounding areas. For an additional charge we will travel outside Central Oklahoma. CMG has installed Sprinkler Systems and Drainage Systems as far away as Ardmore, Altus, or Tulsa.
Just what is a “French Drain?” Many times people incorrectly
use the phrase, “French Drain,” to apply to many different types of Drains that could be used in a Drainage System. The term is widely used and many times incorrectly connected to “Surface Drains,” or “Channel Drains.”
A Surface Drain has a grate that sits on top of a basin. The basin is underground. A Drain Pipe is connected underground to an outlet on the Drain Basin. Storm-Water Drains through the grate into the Drain Basin. Once in the Drain Basin, water travels out of the basin through a Drain Pipe. The Storm-Water continues downhill in an underground Drain Pipe to an exit point.
THIS IS NOT A FRENCH DRAIN!
A French Drain is completely different from a Surface Drain. A basic French Drain consists of a Perforated Drain Pipe in the bottom of a trench. The Drain Pipe should have a neoprene sock around the Perforated Drain Pipe. This is to ensure that the Drain Pipe does not become clogged.
The dirt that was taken out to make the trench is hauled away. It is replaced by some type of small stone or gravel depending on what is desired or available. I prefer crushed 1 inch lime stone. It is the most economical option in my area. Pea Gravel or some other type of small stone can work just as well. The lime-stone or gravel is placed in the trench on top of the perforated Drain Pipe and filled all the way to the surface (ground level). In some cases where the French Drain needs to be deep or is being placed in sandy soil, a special trench liner must be placed in the trench before the perforated Drain Pipe or the Gravel are installed. This helps maintain the integrity of the trench over time. It also increases the cost of the French Drain and the amount of time to install it. I install a trench liner in a French Drainabout 20% of the time. Most of the time a liner in not needed.
- French Drain March 2011
- French Drains Can Look Great!
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Hopefully 2012 wont be as hot as 2011. Record heat for Central Oklahoma caused the death of trees, shrubs, and grass all over the state. A new Lawn Irrigation System installed by CMG can help solve these problems. Sprinkler Systems water much faster and more efficiently than dragging hoses around all day to water your yard.Our Sprinkler Systems areSelf-Draing. The Sprinkler Pipes Drain underground when the Irrigation System is turned off. Nothing needs to be done to prepare your Irrigation System for winter except turn it off. There is no water left in the Sprinkler Pipes to Freeze.
Just like a home or a car, a Sprinkler System requires repair or adjustment from time to time. We at CMG, take great pride in the Sprinkler Repair Services that we provide. In almost 18 years of service, CMG has solved virtually every Sprinkler Repair Problem possible. We solve Sprinkler Repair Problemsthat other companies can’t handle. If you live in Oklahoma Cityand have Broken Sprinkler Heads, or if you live in Norman and have Leaking Sprinkler Valves, or if you live in Edmond and your Sprinkler Controller quit working, give us a call or send us an e-mail. 405 – 226-0629 email@example.com
Lawn Sprinkler Repair is one of our business focuses. We can help with:
The above are the most common problems that we deal with.
CMG Sprinklers and Drains – can help if you need to re-design your sprinkler system. If for example you are adding a swimming pool in your back yard, we can move the sprinkler headsand sprinkler pipes to fit the new dimensions of your yard. We can redesign or add-on to sprinkler systemswhere the home owners needs change.
Like our name says, CMG Sprinklers and Drainsalso installs New Lawn Sprinkler Systems and Drainage Systems for folks who live in Central Oklahoma. If you live in Mustang and would like a French Drain installed or if you live in Norman and need a broken sprinkler head replaced, or if you live in Oklahoma City and desire a new Lawn Sprinkler System, Give CMG Sprinklers and Drains a call or send us an e-mail. 405-226-0629 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Oklahoma City French Drains — CMG Sprinklers and Drains has been solving commercial and residential drainage problems since 1993. We install French Drains, Surface Drains and Channel Drains. We also specialize in sprinkler system installation and repair. Give us a call for a free estimate. 405-226-0629 Now accepting Credit Cards.