How to install a French drain? Should you?!
By: admin | Posted on: June 29, 2021
Have you got a saturated wall and damp issues ? Have you been told to install a French drain? Do you have a French drain that you don’t exactly know where it is, and even if it is actually working?How to install a French drain?
I have seen many of these installed over the years which have cause serious damp issues where water actually ends up ponding around the building, just like a damaged drain.
Watch my video to see my options of French drains.
If you wish to have a sympathetic damp repair in the first instance you need the correct damp diagnosis. This is something I can help especially when it come s to finding the root cause of damp issues. This might involve CCTV drain surveys, leak detection, carbide testing, gravimetric sampling (BRE DIGEST 245) https://www.completepreservation.co.uk/2020/08/30/what-is-bre-digest-245/