Dye Test Pittsburgh

How to Fix a Failed Dye Test

What is a Dye Test? A dye test is conducted by a licensed plumber prior to the sale of a residential or commercial property to check to see that the plumbing of the property is connected to sewer lines and not properly hooked up to downspouts that carry storm or surface water out of the […]

French Drain Pittsburgh

DO FRENCH DRAINS WORK IN THE COLD?

Let’s face it: winter in Western PA is cold! We have or fair share of wet weather in the winter months (some would say that we have MORE THAN our fair share!) and because of all that wet weather, we must be sure our home and property are built to work in the environment. French […]

Wet Yards Pittsburgh

Drainage Solutions for Wet Yards

For those of you familiar with unsightly standing water in your backyards, we are here to help! Standing water, in our climate, can be a home for mosquitos and creates havoc to your landscaping. For drainage in Pittsburgh, the crew from Pittsburgh Drain Guys has a solution for all drainage needs in the Pittsburgh area: a French […]

French Drain Installation Cost

How Much is French Drain Installation?

A French drain is an effective solution to water problems in your home or yard. A French drain is installed beneath the surface of your yard or house, to help direct water away from your home’s foundation or other structures on your property. If you have issues with water in your basement after it rains […]

French Drains Pittsburgh

French Drains 101: What You Need to Know!

A French drain consists of a perforated or slotted pipe that is encased in a layer of rock or gravel and buried beneath the soil. This type of drain is used to help direct groundwater or surface water away from a specific area, such as your home’s foundation. It works by directing the surface level […]

French Drains Pittsburgh

Do I need a french drain?

How do I know if I need a French drain installed in my yard?   It’s a scenario that most homeowners in Pittsburgh have faced at least once. You walk down the stairs to your basement during a heavy rainstorm and notice that water is slowly seeping in through the cracks of your foundation.

Summer Rain, Winter Blues. Fixing your Swampy Yard!

This summer, Pittsburgh has seen its fair share of rain. With the combination of sloping landscapes and swampy yards, standing water will cause continued damage to our lawns for several months to come. Before the heat turns to bitter cold, the Pittsburgh Drain Guys are sharing their landscaping expertise on draining solutions for soggy yards.

Repairing a Retaining Wall

With nearly three months of solid rain, many agree this is the soggiest summer Western Pennsylvania has seen in years! For most, rain is just a threat to our outdoor plans. It’s a menace to pool-goers, the biggest opponent on the baseball field, and a rival of kids at the playground. But for some who […]