Category Archives: General Installation

Trench drain installation, drain installation methods and problem trench drain installations

Greenspace Parking with Permeable Pavers

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Have you ever wanted to use a greenspace for parking, but couldn’t due to a soft or uneven landscape? Permeable pavers may be the answer you are looking for.  SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR MANUFACTURING PARTNER, NDS® FOR ALLOWING US TO SHARE THEIR INFORMATIVE POST. NDS® (National Diversified Sales, Inc.) provides drainage solutions for a variety of […]

Kure Beach Dune Infiltration System

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An investigation in using the surrounding natural landscape to assist in ridding stormwater runoff of bacteria and creating a safe local swimming space.  SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR MANUFACTURING PARTNER, NDS® FOR ALLOWING US TO SHARE THEIR INFORMATIVE POST. NDS® (National Diversified Sales, Inc.) provides drainage solutions for a variety of applications and is known throughout the […]

The Basics of Trench Drain Grates

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Drainage grates may go unnoticed in our daily lives, but their impact on maintaining safe and functional spaces is undeniable. Whether in industrial, commercial, residential, or public settings, these grates play a crucial role in managing water runoff and safeguarding the integrity of infrastructure. The Basics of Trench Drain Grates Trench drain grates, also known […]

Decorative Ductile Iron Grates

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Bronze Age™ Introduces Ductile Iron Grates Bronze Age™ decorative grates by Trench Drain Systems takes another step forward by adding 3″ ductile iron grates to the exclusive collection. These grates are available in several ADA-compliant and heelproof patterns. A large assortment of materials and patterns provides an opportunity to add style and functionality to outdoor […]

New Co-Working Space In Milan

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Using drainage in an innovative way to uplift a forgotten industrial area and transform it into a functioning workspace.  SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR MANUFACTURING PARTNER, ULMA ARCHITECTURAL SOLUTIONS FOR ALLOWING US TO SHARE THEIR INFORMATIVE POST. ULMA Architectural provides drainage solutions for a variety of applications and is known throughout the drainage industry for their […]

Durable Rainwater Drainage

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Modern drainage becoming a part of history with its installation at one of Scotland’s most famous castles.  SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR MANUFACTURING PARTNER, ULMA ARCHITECTURAL SOLUTIONS FOR ALLOWING US TO SHARE THEIR INFORMATIVE POST. ULMA Architectural provides drainage solutions for a variety of applications and is known throughout the drainage industry for their high-quality and […]

Trench•Era™ – Modular Trench Drain

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Trench•Era™ by TDS is a new concept in high-capacity linear drainage which offers installation flexibility to designers and contractors. Consisting of three main groups, including frame and rail, EPS foam forms and prefabricated channels, this robust system provides several drainage solutions for heavy-duty projects depending on the unique frame system being used. Typical Applications Highways […]

The Ideal Positioning for Your Driveway Trench Drain System

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Are you planning to install a trench drain system in your driveway? These drains are crucial in managing water runoff, preventing flooding, and safeguarding the integrity of your driveway. But you might be asking, “Where should I position my trench drain to maximize its efficiency?” Don’t worry, this guide can help you! Understanding the Basics […]

The Battle of the Steels: Comparing 304 & 316L Stainless Steel in Drainage Grates

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There’s more to a drainage grate than meets the eye. Choosing the right type of material can significantly impact its longevity, durability, and, of course, appearance. Let’s explore two popular types used in manufacturing drainage grates – 304 and 316L stainless steel.

Decorative Metal Spee-D Channel Grates

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Trench Drain Systems is the first in the industry to provide 4″ metal decorative grating for one of NDS’s most popular drainage systems, the Spee-D® Channel. This drain system is extremely versatile and can be used in a variety of light traffic applications, such as patios, pools, or greenhouses.  The NDS Spee-D® Channel trench drain […]