Basement Waterproofing Sterling Heights

The Cost of Drainage Systems for Basement Waterproofing Sterling Heights, MI

Investing in a drainage system is vital for effective basement waterproofing. Because of basement-systems-detroit-mi-everdry-waterproofing-of-s-e-michigan-1 this, the cost of installing a drainage system will have a big impact on the overall cost of waterproofing your basement. Below, we discuss the factors that affect the cost of drainage systems. 

Calculating the cost of foundation drainage systems 

Foundation drainage systems are an integral part of basement waterproofing systems. The cost of installing a drainage system can range anywhere from $2000 to more than $4000. There are various factors that influence the cost of drainage systems. 

1. The type of drainage system being installed 

This is by far the most important factor to consider when it comes to the cost of a drainage system. French drains are labor intensive and require a lot of materials. Their installation involves excavating along the foundation and installing a perforated pipe. This pipe is covered by pea gravel and rocks to allow water from the surrounding soil to drain into the pipe. These drainage systems are effective for areas with high water tables or when your home is built in an area with soils that retain large volumes of water. The process of installation takes time because of the excavation. In addition, you may need a large volume of pea gravel and rocks depending on your location. These factors can increase the cost of installing the drainage system. 

Installing surface drains is easier and cheaper. There is no need for excavation and the materials required are less. However, these drainage systems are only effective in preventing water from pooling near the foundation. 

A basement waterproofing contractor can advise you on the best drainage system for your foundation. A French drain may cost more to install but help you avoid expensive repairs in the future. You will need to weigh the cost against the benefits of the drainage system for your situation. 

2. The size of your home’s foundation 

The square footage of your home will play a big role in determining the cost of installing a drainage system. A larger home with a larger foundation will require more materials and more labor toThe Cost of Drainage Systems for Basement Waterproofing Sterling Heights, MI have the drainage system installed. 

Other factors such as the shape of the foundation and whether there are obstacles such as sidewalks that will interfere with the design of the drainage system will also contribute to the cost of the drainage system.

Are you concerned about the cost of installing a drainage system in your basement? You can find out how much it will cost to install a drainage system by calling us to talk to our basement waterproofing team. We offer potential customers the opportunity to consult with our team for free. We would be glad to have an expert from our team inspect your property and provide you with a free quote for the drainage system that we think would be most suitable for your home. We strive to offer competitive rates for our services. Get in touch now to learn more. 

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