FRENCH DRAIN HELP Apple Drains with over years experience can help solve your Yard Drainage. We install systems that last for many years. Everything from downspout .Understanding French Drains begins with knowing where they originate from. There is li.e French about French drains they originate in the USA..What home inspectors can check for if French drains are installed at a residential property.HGTVRe.s shares an improved way to install a French drain on HGTV.com.
Here s how to do it Dig a trench along the outside of your footing. Lay the pipe on the virgin soil. Cover the pipe with at least inches of washed gravel. Lay filter fabric over the gravel to prevent any soil from clogging the pipe. Back fill the foundation with top soil back to its original grade height.. min Uploaded by appledrainsFrench Drain is a perforated pipe surrounded by gravel. Used in low spots in yard or in crawl .French Drain Installation. Determine the best location. Prepare to dig the French drain. Measure the grading. Dig a trench across the slope. Add the fabric. .Add pipe. Fill with gravel. French Drain De.s..