Backyard Drainage Solutions - Ask This Old House
There are many drainage systems that can be installed to protect your house from water damage.
However, in the process of finding the appropriate one, it is important to draw a detailed layout of your home, and note down the areas which are the source of the problems.
This will help you make the most appropriate choice out of the options present before you. The most poular and effective drainage solutions are French drains and sump pumps.
Once you have selected the drainage system, mark the plan around the house, which includes the system's channels and installation details. Finally, draw the outlet channels for the excess water that gets stored under or around your property.