If you’re noticing water pooling in certain areas of your yard, it might be time to call in a yard drainage contractor. Poor drainage can cause all sorts of problems for your lawn, landscape and your home, so it’s important to address the issue as soon as possible. In this blog post, we will discuss four signs that indicate you need to hire a professional drainage contractor. Keep reading to learn more!
Water Pooling Up
Water pooling in specific areas of your yard can be a sign that you have a drainage problem. If the water isn’t draining away properly, it can quickly cause your yard to become flooded and harm your trees, plants and grass. If you’re seeing this issue in your yard, it’s time to call in a professional to help solve the problem.
Your Lawn is Constantly Wet or Soggy
When your yard is constantly wet, even days after a rain event or routine watering with your irrigation system, it’s usually due to improper drainage. There are a few methods to improve a soggy lawn including grading, installing a French drain or a dry creek bed. These situations are best handled by professional drainage contractor as they can assess the situation and recommend the best course of action for solving the issue.
Foundation Issues Are Noticeable
If you’re noticing water pooling near your home’s foundation it might be a sign that you have a drainage problem. Poor landscape drainage can lead to immense damage in the way of a cracking the foundation, horizontal cracks in your home and other structural issues. If you’re seeing this issue in your yard, it’s time to call in a professional yard drainage contractor.
Parts of Your Yard Have Erosion
Poor drainage or lack of a proper retention structure can lead to areas throughout your property eroding. This is common on hillsides both large and small. There are several remedies to this issue, depending on severity. If it’s a there is presently a massive amount of erosion, multi-tier retaining walls with proper drainage in place plus installing landscape beds with plants and decorative rock or mulch, or a lawn area with sod will likely solve the issue.
Whether your western Georgia or eastern Alabama yard has some or all of these issues, or you wish to be proactive to prevent improper drainage from occurring, get in touch with the experts at TopLine Lawn Care & Landscaping today.