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  • French Drain Installation in East Norman October 10, 2020
    Recently we had a customer with a sever water problem. They had recently purchased a new home which was built on a hill side. The hill behind the house was steep and the grade to keep the water from running into their back porch wasn’t very good. Water was running under the cement slab of […]
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  • French Drain Information, Oklahoma City, Norman, Moore, Edmond, French Drain Repair, French Drain Photos July 25, 2020
    Before After Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair — Installing – French Drains – Surface Drains – Channel Drains – Sump Pumps Providing Expert Sprinkler Repair – Broken Sprinkler Pipes – Sprinkler Head Adjustment – Sprinkler Valve Replacement Servicing all of Central and Western Oklahoma since 1993. French Drain Installation, Drainage Systems, Surface Drai […]
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  • Oklahoma City French Drain Installation, Moore, Norman, Edmond, Yukon July 15, 2020
    Emergency Sprinkler Repair Service — Sprinkler Irrigation Systems — Drainage Systems — French Drains — Surface Drains— Sump Pumps — Rain/Freeze Sensors — Scheduled Sprinkler Repair   Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair   Standing water can cause a lot of damage to your yard.  The above picture was from a French Drain Installation in Oklahoma […] […]
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  • French Drains and Sprinkler Repair, Oklahoma City, Edmond, Moore, Norman July 14, 2020
    Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair 405 203 9419 We Install Drainage Systems to fit various needs for home owners an businesses.  A Drainage System, can utilize French Drains, Surface Drains, Channel Drains or Sump Pumps as the intake part to the Drainage System.  The Drain or Sump Pump brings water into the Drain Pipe.  The […]
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  • Edmond French Drain, Oklahoma City French Drain, Norman French Drain, Moore French Drain July 12, 2020
      Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair 405 203 9419 — We provide:     French Drain Installation, Surface Drain Installation, Drainage System Installation     Sprinkler Repair for all aspects of Residential Sprinkler Systems     Emergency Sprinkler Repair Service, AFTER HOURS AND WEEKENDS. Drainage Systems, French Drains, Surface Drains, Channel Drains, Sum […]
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  • Oklahoma City French Drain, Driveway Drains, Sump Pump, Edmond French Drain July 9, 2020
      French Drains,             Surface Drains,                         Driveway and Sidewalk Drains,                                    Sump Pumps Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair French Drain Installation can be […]
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  • French Drain in Oklahoma City, Norman, Edmond, Moore, Yukon, Mid West City July 8, 2020
    Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair — Installing – French Drains – Surface Drains – Channel Drains – Sump Pumps Providing Expert Sprinkler Repair – Broken Sprinkler Pipes – Sprinkler Head Adjustment – Sprinkler Valve Replacement Servicing all of Central and Western Oklahoma since 1993. FRENCH DRAIN IN EDMOND OKLAHOMA,  Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repa […]
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  • French Drain Success, Information, Photos, French Drain Design July 8, 2020
    French Drain Success Oklahoma Drainage and Sprinkler Repair Recently we installed a French Drain that ran parallel between two houses in Moore Oklahoma.  We also installed a French Drain under a walkway to a pool in Choctaw. As you can see, we installed a French Drain under the left edge of the walk way.  The […]
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  • Driveway Drain Installation, Channel Drain, French Drain Info June 28, 2020
    Driveway Drain Installation   Channel Drain Before   After   French Drain Installation—   French Drains are designed to do a lot of things.  If you have an area that has unwanted water standing in it or running across it, a French Drain can be the answer.  A French Drain is a trench that runs across […]
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  • French Drain in the mud, Channel Drain Set in the Driveway, Drain Photos June 27, 2020
    This week we installed a 6 Inch French Drain in Oklahoma City.  Water was running down the hill, under the back fence, into the back yard, across the sidewalk, and into the side door going into the garage.  After every heavy rain, water was getting into the garage.  We installed a 6 Inch French Drain […]
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French Drain Installation is a primary focus for CMG Sprinklers and DrainsAngie’s List has awarded us their Customer Service Award for the State of Oklahoma for top quality French Drain Installation.  Along with the French Drain Customer Service Award, Angie’s List has given CMG their top A+ Rating and placed us at the top of their website for Oklahoma French Drain Installation.

CMG also installs a variety of other types of Drains.  Our Drainage Systems may utilize: French Drains, Surface Drains, Channel Drains, Trench Drains, Basin Drains, and Sump Pumps.  In the past 21 years, we have installed French Drains to keep water away from home and business foundations, Surface Drains to keep water away from sidewalks and driveways,  Trench Drains, and French Drains to keep standing water out of flowerbeds and yards, and Sump Pumps to remove water from basements and outdoor low lying areas.

French Drain with stepping stones

French Drain with stepping stones

 

French Drains can be installed by themselves, or as part of a Drainage System that uses other French Drains, Surface Drains, or other Drain combinations.  Typically a French Drain is used to protect a broad area that has a lot of standing water.  A French Drain might run along side a homes foundation, or beside a driveway, or on any Drainage Project where Sub-Surface water is the primary problem.  If water is running toward your home under ground ( through sandy soil), A French Drain is the only Solution  for draining away water flowing under ground.

 

If you live in Oklahoma City and need a French Drain installed in your yard, or along your driveway, or near your foundation, give CMG a call.  If you live in Edmond or Norman and need a Surface Drain installed in the concrete in your sidewalk or driveway, we can help.  If you live in Mustang or Yukon and would like to protect your trees or flower beds from standing water with a French Drain, CMG specializes in just that!

Cutting the curb for a French Drain Outlet

Cutting the curb for a French Drain Outlet

 

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Surface Drain Installation
Surface Drain Installation

CMG Sprinklers and Drains designs and installs Drainage Systems. Water Drainage is a big concern to home owners and small businesses. Standing Water from Storm-Water runoff can cause all kinds of problems.  Concrete in driveways, sidewalks, and foundations can be damaged.  Prolonged Drainage Problems allow mold to occur along with deterioration to plants, trees, and property.

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!

Surface Drain may come in many different shapes or sizes.  The Drain Grate may be round or square.  Here is a picture of a common Surface Drain.

A Channel Drain is a type of Surface Drain and many times is installed in concrete across sidewalks or driveways.

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 Drain about 20% of the time.  Most of the time a liner in not needed.

French Drain March 2011
A French Drain is designed to handle a large volume of water and cover a large area. The Drain is anyplace the trench goes. It has many applications and can be used in many situations.  It can be installed by itself or incorporated into a Drainage System with Surface Drains or Gutter Down-Spouts connected to it.
The main downfall of a French Drain is that they, for the most part aren’t very pretty.  They don’t look very nice in a yard once they are completed.
Depending on the area the French Drain is installed and the type of grass around the French Drain, will dictate whether grass grows over the lime stone.  Grass can grow up and through the gravel in the French Drain over time eventually covering the gravel.  This is Ok.  It won’t have a measurable effect on the performance of the drain.
DONT COVER THE GRAVEL IN THE FRENCH DRAIN WITH DIRT.  THE FRENCH DRAIN WON’T WORK IF THE TRENCH IS CLOGGED WITH DIRT.  DON’T EVEN INSTALL IT IF YOU ARE GOING TO COVER IT UP WITH DIRT.
DECORATIVE STONE CAN BE USED TO COVER A FRENCH DRAIN AND THEY LOOK GREAT AND LAST A LIFETIME.

French Drains Can Look Great!
Are you tired of looking at a brown lawn Do you spend long  hours  dragging hoses around trying to keep your lawn greenCMG Sprinklers and Drains can help with the installation of a new Lawn Sprinkler System.    Instead of getting up early to water your yardyou can sleep in Let  your new Automatic Lawn Sprinkler System do all the work.CMG installs all brands of sprinkler equipment, but we prefer “Rain Bird or Hunter” products.Our Sprinkler Systems carry a 2 year warranty on all  parts and labor.We  also Service and Repair Existing Sprinkler Systems using top of the  line parts. CMG has been Installing Sprinkler Systems and providing Expert Sprinkler  Repair Since 1993.CMG Sprinklers and Drains designs and installs Drainage SystemsWater Drainage is a big concern to home owners and small businesses. Standing Water from Storm-Water runoff can cause all kinds of problems.  Concrete in driveways, sidewalks, and foundations can be damaged.  Prolonged Drainage Problems allow mold to occur along with deterioration to plants, trees, and property.Our Sprinkler Systems are Self-Draining.   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. CMG Sprinklers and Drains — Servicing Central Oklahoma including:  Oklahoma City, Moore, EdmondNorman, Midwest CityDel City, Mustang, YukonBlanchardNewcastle, and Purcell.

10 Comments

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  10. […] installed a 4 inch French Drain in East Norman this week.  The customer had water standing on the side of his house that was causing […]

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