install gravel drains without using perforated pipes.

  • How to calculate amount of gravel needed for French drains installation,
  • How deep to dig the trenches,
  • Finding the lowest part of a garden slope,
  • Pattern for laying out drainage trenches,
  • Positioning the soakaway. 

This is an easy to follow basic guide to help install a French gravel drain.

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  • Includes telephone back-up.

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My basic easy to follow guide draws on years of experience Installing gravel French drains.

and is best read together with information I have written on these pages;

Happy user

Just completed the drainage on my lawn using your DIY guide, must say it was simple to follow, still hard work, but what a difference. My boys can play on the lawn again, and I did save a lot of money. I found the gravel calculator really useful, ended up with a bit left over but probably my calculation.

Thanks again and for the chat on the phone (well worth a tenner)

Jason. Leeds 

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Step by step diy guide to install a French drain garden drainage system.

Garden and lawn drainage D.I.Y. guide

  • Installing a French drain system
  • Marking out and digging trenches
  • Finding lowest spot for positioning Soak away
  • Materials and Quantities (how much gravel)
  • Telephone back-up 
  • Simple easy to follow steps



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