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Our dealers are often contacted by homeowners who have water flowing into their home through hatchway entrances, down stairways, or through garage door openings.
In these cases, we usually recommend installing our TrenchDrain Grated Drainage System.
This system is specifically designed to span doorways, hatchway entrances, and similar areas. Any water passing over the drain will be collected and directed to your sump pump.
TrenchDrain resembles half of a basement drainage pipe, with a grated opening fitted snugly on top. The grate is flush or slightly below the floor, eliminating any tripping hazard.
Our five different basement drainage systems provide a solution for any basement flooding issue -- no matter what that may be!
To schedule a free, no-obligation basement drainage system estimate, contact us by phone or e-mail today! Our Certified Waterproofers serve homeowners throughout Canada and the United States -- including your local neighborhood!
Our TrenchDrain System has a removable lid that can be taken off to remove leaves, dirt, or debris that could clog your system.
This drain can also be fitted with a ball-and-cup drain -- making it compatible with a radon mitigation system.
Many homeowners opt to have a TrenchDrain System installed along the opening to their garage door. In this case, the TrenchDrain will collect the water and drain it to a perimeter system and pump.
In these cases, we always recommend installing the drain on the inside of the garage, where it's less likely to freeze in the winter.
Installing our drain inside the garage also protects the system from clogging with leaves, dirt, sand, and other debris that is more abundant outdoors.
The water that leaks in through the garage will also be cleaner by the time it reaches our system.
In the case of hatchway doors, our contractors will generally recommend installing them inside the hatchway entrance when possible.
Since the TrenchDrain includes a grated opening, keeping the drain separated from the actual basement will help keep humidity out of your home.
Including the TrenchDrain system with your perimeter drain does not add any cost to the completed waterproofing system. Even if your hatchway door isn't leaking right now, we recommend installing this system along those openings, as a future leak is possible.
Your local dealer is available to meet with you to provide a free basement waterproofing estimate for your home. Each free estimate includes an expert inspection and measurement, a professional consultation in which we answer any questions you have, and a written cost estimate for a customized system in your home. To schedule your free estimate, contact us by phone or e-mail today!
Our local dealers proudly serve throughout Canada and the United States. We have a locally owned and operated authorized Basement Systems Dealer in your neighborhood!
Our innovative and forward-thinking approach to designing products has solved wet basement problems that the basement waterproofing and crawl space industry has faced for decades, and our patented sump pump systems are the smartest and most reliable. Plus we listen to our customers and respond accordingly! Basement Systems Inc. has been awarded 24 Patents and 19 Innovation Prizes on waterproofing products we use every day, including a battery back up sump pump system. This approach ensures the best waterproofing systems and solutions available.