Category Archives: Home Trench Drain Projects

Trench drain systems used for residential driveways, pools, patios, yards or sidewalks

Polymer Concrete Catch Basin with Versatility

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Trench Drain Systems has been selling to the drainage market for nearly 20 years and has taken notes on customers’ unique needs related to polymer concrete systems. We have developed several exclusive products that marry up to the POLYCAST® 500, 600, 700 and 900 series. TDS TP0650S Intentionally designed for a variety of drainage projects, […]

Driveway Drainage Options

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  A trench drain can stretch across the entire driveway effectively stopping the water flow before it can harm your garage, basement, foundation, or nearby structures. The task of specifying and purchasing a water runoff control system has been made simple with driveway drainage kits. Trench Drain Systems is one of the largest distributors in […]

Introducing Driveway Drainage Kits

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Driveway drainage kits are ideal for residential and a variety of commercial applications. The installation of a drain system is an important part of any new or existing infrastructure. A trench drain can stretch across the entire driveway effectively stopping the water flow before it can harm your garage, basement, foundation, or nearby structures. The […]

Why Driveway Drainage is Important

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Driveway Drainage Installing a drainage system is an important part of any new or existing infrastructure. Especially when considering driveways. When a driveway slopes toward the foundation or into a low garage, it is a good indicator that future flood mediation will be needed. A floor drain may come to mind as the obvious answer […]

Ductile Iron Grates For POLYCAST® 600/700 Systems

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ductile iron grates Do you need heavy duty grates? Ductile iron grates are versatile and widely used in both commercial and residential applications. Choose from a variety of grates that fit the POLYCAST® 600 and 700 series including heel proof and ADA compliant options for wheelchairs. Ranging from Load Class C to F when paired […]

Pardon My French “Drain”

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Standing water is an continuous issue when it comes to landscapes. Simple hand- dug ditches are one of the earliest forms of water drainage. By creating an outlet that was lower than the current soil level a natural drainage system was created. Developing over the years this process transformed into French drains and then into […]

Common Reasons Why Trench Drains Fail

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Trench drain systems can be a large, but important investment to any property. There are multiple facets to each project that help determine how and what drainage system to use. Fundamental mistakes are often made that cause a new installation of trench drain to fail. This happens when the entire scope of the project isn’t […]

Maintaining Your Drainage System

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At some point, you may have to deal with a clogged drainage system at your home or business. One of the best ways to avoid drain system failure and water damage to property as a result, is regular maintenance. Cleaning out your landscape drainage a few times a year will help in more ways than […]

Do You Have Rust On Your Cast Iron?

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Rust and Cast Iron Cast iron grates are ideal for many situations and are available in a wide range of shapes and sizes. They are durable and have multiple decorative options. Raw cast iron grates do not retain their natural silver color. In fact, they quickly turn orange with rust when exposed to any form […]

Driveway Drainage Problems

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Whether you are installing new or retrofitting an older system there are solutions. One of the most common trench drain questions we receive is from homeowners who need help solving driveway drainage problems. Installation If you are going to install a drain in an existing driveway, I recommend putting in a trench drain system. You […]