One of the most important parts of the landscape design, installation, and maintenance process is maintaining the proper drainage in your yard. Improper drainage can lead to major structural damage on the inside of your home and ruin the gorgeous landscaping on the outside of your home. Whether you are taking advantage of our comprehensive landscaping services or having a new deck installed, we can perform landscape drainage and grading services on your property to make sure that water ends up only where it should.
If the drainage in your yard is insufficient or non-existent, your entire property will suffer. Pools of water in your landscaping can damage trees and tree roots, attract pests and mosquitos to your backyard, and lead to soil erosion. If water pools near your home’s foundation, it will eventually cause structural damage and water damage. Once water damage occurs, mold can develop on your property and require expensive remediation. Landscape drainage is always a part of our landscape designs and landscape architecture plans.
Proper grading is critical to ensuring that your landscaping and hardscaping stay in great condition for many years. If your yard does not have enough grading, water will pool and flood your yard during a rainstorm. If you have severe grading on your property, water will drain away too quickly, your soil will wash away, and plants will have difficulty surviving on your property. All of our grading services start with an on-site evaluation of your property to determine the right level of grading and what steps should be taken to get your yard there.
At Carroll Landscape, we are familiar with a wide variety of drainage solutions that are proven and efficient. Our most popular landscape drainage solutions include:
Grass Channel Swales
Swales are properly designed as part of your lawn to subtly direct water away from your home thanks to careful grading. Grass Channel Swales do not need much space or incline to be effective, so they can work well for many yards.
Dry wells are eco-friendly and get rid of excess water by redirecting it to an underground well. Over time, the water will leave the well and be filtered into the groundwater tables. Dry wells are a great alternative to French drains.
French drains are a time-tested solution for an assortment of drainage woes. French drains can be designed to complement many different landscapes and direct excess water into a drain, instead of distributing it throughout your property.
Don’t Leave Your Yard’s Drainage to Chance
Carroll Landscaping has over 30 years of experience with landscape design, landscape maintenance, and landscape plantings. Our award-winning landscape designers are passionate about providing customers with top-notch service and landscape design. Our landscape designers have a creative design outlook and work as a team with our installation crews to make your vision a reality. We are committed to providing every customer with the highest quality workmanship, professional and knowledgeable service, and creativity in design in order to surpass our clients’ expectations in every aspect of the project.
We serve residents throughout the beautiful state of Maryland including Baltimore, Columbia, Ellicott City, Eldersburg, Clarksville, Sykesville, Manchester, Westminster, and Woodstock. For more information and to schedule a consultation with one of our expert designers, contact us online or give us a call at 410-922-2416.