Tag: Drainage

Project Spotlight: Hardscape & Drainage Solutions

Your Leading Hardscape and Drainage Contractor Met Two Challenges for This Homeowner As a full-service landscaper, our team at Allentuck Landscaping Company is ready to lend our expertise in improving any outdoor space. We’re the go-to contractor across our complete selection of services, but we’re well known as hardscape and drainage experts.  For today’s Project Spotlight, we’re sharing two separate projects we completed for a homeowner in North Potomac. We

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Patio Drainage Options: Why They’re Critical

Proper Drainage Is Essential for Any Hardscape—Here Are a Few Options for Patio Drainage Though it might not factor into your dream vision for your home, patio drainage is an essential part of any landscaping project, and particularly for hardscapes. Without good drainage, you run the risk of annoying puddles, damage to foundation, excessive erosion, and potentially disrupting your new hardscapes through freezing and thawing. Luckily, there are many options

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Grading and Yard Drainage: How To Improve Your Home’s Drainage

Proper Grading Is Critical for Improving Yard Drainage Grading and yard drainage are two important factors to consider when maintaining a healthy and attractive home landscape. Without proper grading, water can pool in areas of your lawn and cause damage to the grass, soil, and plants. Improving your home’s yard drainage is essential for keeping your yard looking its best and avoiding costly repairs to landscaping features or even your

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Drainage Problem Solutions For Residential Properties

Drainage Problem Solutions To Solve Most Drainage Problems Finding the right drainage problem solution is an important step to solving what can become a major headache on any residential property. Drainage problems can cause expensive property damage, damage to landscaping and lawns, and even potential health issues. Drainage problem solutions often involve a multi-pronged plan using several different methodologies. The first step in identifying which drainage problem solution is right

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Too Much Rain And Its Effect On Your Landscape

What Does Too Much Rain Mean To Your Landscape Plants and lawns love water, right? Well, yes, in the right quantity. Can too much rain have a negative effect on your landscape? Absolutely. July, August and September have seen an incredible amount of rainfall in our area. The Washington Post reported that the combined July-August total of 14.56 inches ranks as the 10th-wettest such two-month stretch in D.C. history, and

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4 Ways To Solve Drainage Problems

Drainage Problems and Solutions To Fix Them Having a drainage problem is a difficult thing to go through. If the problem is in the lawn or garden, it can lead to poor grass quality, declining health of landscape plants, and even as a breeding area for mosquitoes. Worse yet, if the drainage problem is related to the home foundation, it can create moisture and mold in the house and cause

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Drainage Problem Solutions

Drainage Problems Can Mean Costly Damage To Your Home Water is the key to life. But too much water in the wrong places can be a problem. Poor drainage can have many negative affects around your home: Flooding or moisture in your home Declining landscape plants Poor lawn quality Erosion of soil Mosquitoes and other pests The professionals at Allentuck Landscaping Co. have the experience and knowledge to solve your

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10 Signs You May Have A Drainage Problem

How To Determine If You Have A Drainage Problem Well, that was a lot of rain this past weekend. The good news, we desperately needed the water. Plants and lawns were drying up. The bad news, the rain exposed a lot of potential drainage related problems in the area. Poor drainage can cause a lot of damage to our home and your landscape. At Allentuck Landscaping Co., we have done

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