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Installing A French Drain Easily Translated By Repair-Home.Com

For homeowners who want additional assistance with springtime home improvement projects such as installing a French drain, Repair-Home.com can help. In addition to a new article that address questions about French drains, Repair-Home.com offers a forum with answers to French drain questions. Visitors can also post their own questions. Repair-Home.com offers practical advice for homeowners interested in improving, repairing or updating the inside or outside of their homes.

(PRWeb) May 9, 2007 - Repair-Home.com, an online interactive home repair resource, helps homeowners learn how to install a French drain and provides a variety of other resources to help with indoor and outdoor projects. A new article from Repair-Home.com addresses questions about French drains with advice and instructions for homeowners who want to do the job themselves. Repair-Home.com also offers a forum where homeowners' questions about French drains and other home improvement projects are answered.

"A linear French drain is simply a 'moat' that protects your yard or house from sub-surface or surface water," writes nationally syndicated columnist Tim Carter. Taking traditional advice one step further, Repair-Home.com offers helpful explanations for people with little or no prior experience, "The drain uses gravity to help it carry the water away" (http://www.repair-home.com/resources/how-to-guides/create-a-french-drain.html).

Home and Garden Television explains, "Good drainage is important to ensure that a home stays dry and free of mold. If groundwater collects in the basement, it is not only an inconvenient eyesore for the homeowner, it can also lead to wood rot and mold."

With advice that is applicable to many different types of landscaping and aesthetic needs, the Repair-Home.com experts point out that a French drain doesn’t always have to be limited to one area. "The end of the line for the draining system can be anywhere so long as it ends at a point that will not allow the water to flow back towards your home." The Repair-Home.com forum answers visitors' specific about French drains:


To read the answers to these questions or to post their own questions, visitors should visit Repair-Home.com.

"While novices may want to call a plumber for some guidance, more experienced DIY-ers can try this job themselves," says Repair-Home.com. For homeowners who are uncertain about installing a French drain or completing any other indoor or outdoor project alone, Repair-Home.com helps them search for professional contractors in their local area.

Repair-Home.com is an online home repair resource that includes an interactive homeowner driven forum, contractor listings and home repair resources ranging from walls and floors to cabinets and plumbing. Repair-Home.com connects homeowners with top home repair specialists and contractors for specific home repair projects.

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