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Do You Know the Signs of Insufficient Drainage?

Last updated 5 years ago

Poor or insufficient drainage can create an array of problems, from moist soil to foundation damage. If you notice any of the following signs of insufficient drainage, contact a drainage correction professional immediately:

Wet Soil

If walking around your property makes you feel like you are exploring a marshland, and it has been several hours since the rains stopped, your drainage could probably use some work. A drainage correction specialist can examine your home’s existing drainage infrastructure and make helpful alterations.

Standing Water

Pools of standing water on your property attract mosquitos and other pests. If you notice standing water on your property, your drainage is probably not as efficient as it could be. A drainage correction professional can help you to not only correct the problem, but also prevent the problem in the future.


In order for moss to grow, a significant amount of moisture must be present for long periods of time. If you detect moss growth around the sides of your home, you likely have a problem with drainage, and you should contact a foundation and drainage repair specialist.


If your basement has flooded in the aftermath of recent storms, you may have multiple problems on your hand. Your property’s drainage likely lacks sufficiency, and your building’s foundation could probably use some fortifying.

Are you a property owner in DFW who has detected one or more signs of insufficient drainage on your property? Regardless of whether the cause is a misdirected downspout or poor soil composition, Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. can help. To schedule a foundation and drainage inspection of your home or commercial building, visit us online or call us today at (972) 484-1200.


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