Types of Drainage

Types of Drainage

Draining water has an immense power to shape its environment. Rivers, canyons, and lakes all demonstrate the ways the natural world drains water and eventually transports it to the oceans. Homes, too, have their own systems of gutters, channels, and pipes that carry water away from problematic areas into larger drains and sewers. Ensuring that…

How to Finish a Basement’s Waterproofing
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How to Finish a Basement’s Waterproofing

We all want extra square footage in our homes. After all, extra space adds value and increases ROI (return on investment), which is what makes basement finishing projects so impressive, not only monetarily, but also for time spent with family. But before diving head-first into a basement finishing project, it’s important that the basement in question is in the right condition from the start.

6 Ways to Boost Your Yard Drainage

6 Ways to Boost Your Yard Drainage

With 2017 shaping up to be a very wet year, many homeowners now realize that their landscapes have areas of poor yard drainage, leading to “standing” water. Those who live on the bottom of hills will wind up getting a deluge from their neighbors’ storm water runoff. Standing water can damage lawns, trees, and shrubs and provides breeding grounds for mosquitoes. To keep your basements and low-lying areas dry and to maintain a healthy landscape that is bug-free, you must address yard drainage issues as soon as possible.

Solutions for Rain and Erosion
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Solutions for Rain and Erosion

This September, folks in Northwest DC and Montgomery County, MD have experienced some incredible rain storms, and this brings on damage and erosion, and often issues of landscape drainage.  Coupled with the rains we always know we’ll be getting come Springtime, now is a great time to learn more about these common concerns.  The experts at Johnson’s Landscaping Service, Inc. know all about these problems, so read on to learn more!