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YardSmith is committed to the important work of rainwater mitigation, providing protection for people’s homes and property during and after significant water events. We do this through a variety of drainage solutions including French drains, permeable paver walkways, patios, and driveways, permeable parking lots, and rain gardens. 

French drains are primarily used to prevent ground and surface water from penetrating homes or damaging building foundations and as an alternative to open ditches which are a breeding ground for mosquitoes. They collect and move water toward city drainage or a rain garden designed to functionally beautify the property. French drains give the property owner an opportunity to strategically move water away from their homes and other structures and keep it from pooling in places they don’t want it to. 

Permeable paver walkways, patios, and driveways allow heavy rainwater to penetrate between the paver joints and collect in a void space below. In addition to enhancing the look and function of your property, permeable pavers give the water a place to go even when it falls on a hard surface and there is limited green space. Retaining the water below ground also gives city drainage a little extra time to do it’s job, reducing the risk of urban flooding. 

In our installation of green infrastructure, we provide a solution that relies on gravity to move the water. This is beneficial to the homeowner because it eliminates costly maintenance of an electric pump and gives peace of mind even if the power is down during and after a storm. 

No property owner wants to face a heavy rainwater event, but drenching storms and powerful hurricanes are the reality of life on the gulf coast.  Having heavy duty drainage solutions in place to direct water to the proper location can offer priceless protection to your most valuable assets, your home, business, or other property. 

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