Drainage Solutions

Common Drainage Causes

  • Rainfall and Puddling
  • Soil Erosion
  • Flash Flood & Mudslides
  • Poor Irrigation
  • Roof Water
  • Tree Roots
  • Flat Yard with No Sloping
  • Flaws in Architectural and Landscape Design

Drainage

One major threat facing homeowners today is damage caused by water intrusion from heavy rain, lawn irrigation, or soil erosion. In order to protect your home from such issues as efflorescence (the powdery crystallization of water upon exposure to the air), flooding, and mold growth, we offer various drainage solutions to help keep water from ruining your residence.

In the wet seasons, the presence of water can present a myriad of issues for homeowners. Basements and crawlspaces as well as the entirety of a home can potentially be flooded without proper drainage and protection. It is important to take the steps necessary to prevent your home from falling victim to costly water damage that could threaten its very foundation. Heavy rains can affect your home and lead to problems from the ground up. An unfortunately common example of this is, when water saturates the soil around and inside the ground underneath a home, the load being bared can sink and lead to cracks in a home’s foundation. Essentially, the biggest enemy to a concrete foundation is water, which may lead to further cracking and near irreparable damage.

Mold is also another factor to consider when planning to prevent water damage. Where there is moisture, mold can grow. In a house that has been flooded, there is a great deal of moisture, creating a breeding ground for mold. This can affect the health and well-being of an entire household.

It is especially important to secure your home now before it is too late. It is much more cost-effective to take preventative measures to counteract potential flooding in order to avoid paying the high price to restore a home from water damage.

Among our vast variety of specialties, we offer services for hillside drainage, yard drainage, basement drainage, channel drains, French drains, trench drains, sumpumps, Flo-Well leaching systems, and CleanSpace.

If you think that your home may require drainage services, call now for an estimate!

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Yard Drainage

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Rainfall is the periodic catalyst that sets yard drainage problems and can severely flood yards. Water that pools in the yard of your home due to rainfall, among other reasons, is water that misbehaves. Water will damage the home in ways that may or may not be obvious to the homeowner.

Hillside Drainage

Hillside Stabilization

This gives properties built on a hillside, the stability to avoid damage caused from the slope.

Hillside homes throughout Los Angeles County are a valuable possession for many who live in Southern California. Beautiful designs and attractive scenery make hillside properties highly desirable.

However, there are inherent concerns of living in these kinds of homes. The main fear being the threat of water.

From the Santa Monica Mountains, to the San Gabriel Mountains, intersecting in between with the mountain ranges of Hollywood Hills and Beverly Hills, passing along to Newhall and the Santa Susana Mountains, it happens often that rainfall will damage the homes across these areas, and flood into the valley, enclosed by all these mountain ranges. The cities right along the base of hills are the ones most in danger such as in Encino, CA.

French Drainage Systems

The French drain design prevents water from sitting in any place adjacent to your home.

Using French drains around your property is a common and practical way to help you protect your home from water intrusion problems. French drain system are designed to keep water flowing using gravity.

Crawl Space & Basement Drainage

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Mold can grow almost anywhere there is water damage, high humidity, or dampness.

Mold variations can include mildew, fungi, bacteria, and dust mites. Mold spores can cause allergies, airway infections, asthma, and other breathing and health problems, particularly in children.

Crawl Space & Basement Drainage is a great solution to prevent mold, damp areas, and derivative health problems and protecting the home’s foundation.

Storm Water Leaching System

Most homes here throughout Los Angeles exist on flat property and often times see water pool in the backyard. The backyard is usually set at a point lower than the front yard, so water will find its way there. A Storm Water Leaching System will stop water from pooling in one place and carry it out to street.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I need Drainage Services done?
Does your home have at least one of the following areas: a basement, a crawl space, a yard, or a hillside?  If so, then your home needs a drainage system.  Water does not need to keep appearing in places that it should not be. We cannot control rain from happening, but we can control the water away from your home.  It is a common mistake for people to ignore water issues because they do not think water can cause many problems.  That mistake can wind up costing you a lot of money. If you are still wondering if you need a drainage system, give us a call.  We will come to your home and identify any drainage problems that you may have for 100% FREE of charge.
How much does drainage service cost?
Drainage services range in price. The price all depends how big of a job is needed.  We have a variety of drainage options at different prices.  You are sure to find the perfect drainage system you need in your price range. No matter what, do not delay on getting a drainage system. Even the top of the line drainage system is only a fraction of what it costs to repair water damage.
How long do drainage services take?
The length of time that it takes to install a drainage system, all depends on the size of the job.  Some drainage services can be complete in as little as half a day. Whereas some can take up to a week. Weinstein always makes sure to complete all service jobs as quickly as possible, but will never sacrifice quality in the process. We'll give you an estimate on how long it will take when we come out to your home for a FREE inspection.
Do I need a permit for Drainage services?
Yes. A permit is required for most drainage services.  We will gladly pull all of the permits that you need or you are welcome to get them on your own. All of our work is done according to all the proper city codes.

Testimonials

The crew showed up and they were excellent with their services and did a complete job. We are very satisfied. We are definitely going to refer other clients to Weinstein.
Deidra WaggnerWest Covina
They did in a very expeditious manner and they did a good job. I am very well satisfied with it.
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