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Storm Drainage in Glenview, IL by Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc.
After a long, hot stretch of summer weather, a nice rainstorm can actually be a pretty welcome event. Of course, if your property is susceptible to flooding when rainstorms get too heavy, then you are far less likely to welcome the rain with open arms. Regardless of your feelings about the rain itself, though, the fact of the matter is that no one can control the weather. What we can do, though, is ensure your successful storm drainage.
Ideally, your property would be situated in such a manner that any rain would flow right out into the street, making its way to the sewer system. In reality, though, this is just not always the case. Because subpar storm drainage can prove to be so detrimental, you may have to have a storm drainage system installed. If so, you can ensure that yours functions properly by scheduling your storm drainage system services with Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc..
Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. provides storm drainage services near Glenview, IL and the surrounding areas.
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Why Is Storm Drainage So Important?
Rain is important and necessary, as any grade school science class will attest to. However, for homeowners, it can be a serious concern. The buildup of rainwater on your property can result in a number of very serious problems. Some are entirely aesthetic. For instance, if water pools in a corner of your yard, it is very likely that you will develop a grass–less, muddy, eyesore of a patch in that corner. A soggy yard will also lead to issues with excessive insect populations, as well as leaving you to sink into the ground with each step you take. More serious problems, though, may include leaks in your foundation, as the saturated ground searches for any place at all to divert water to, or even a flooded sewer system.
Adequate storm drainage will allow you to avoid new problems from developing. If you have any such existing problems, it will help to alleviate them. In the long run, investing in an improved storm drainage system can help you to prevent serious damage to your home and the surrounding property, as well as to your budget. Foundation and plumbing repairs can add up quickly, so let us help you to divert water from your home successfully.
Storm Drainage Options to Consider
There are a lot of different options to consider when it comes to residential storm drainage systems. Foundation drains, for instance, are used specifically to divert water away from the concrete foundation of your home. These consist of perforated drainpipes, often surrounded by gravel. These pipes will disperse water evenly, rather than dumping it all in one place.
Drain tile is another option to consider. These systems are actually quite similar to foundation drains, as they also use gravel and perforated pipes. Rather than focus solely on the foundation, though, drain tile systems are installed anywhere on your property where the need arises. Catch basins or rain barrels are quite simple, but can also be effective. There is a lot to consider, so speak with a member of our staff when determining which storm drainage system(s) is right for you.