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Build a Rain Garden
There’s a new garden in town. It is (mostly) easy to install, looks good
year-round, requires almost no maintenance and has a terrifically upbeat impact
on the environment. No wonder rain gardens are such a great new gardening trend!
Storm water runoff can be a big problem in summer during heavy thunderstorms.
As the water rushes across roofs and driveways, it picks up oil and other
pollutants. Municipal storm water treatment plants often can�t handle the
deluge of water, and Read the rest of this entry »
With the legislation in place in Australia, many residents are looking for new ways to conserve water and make the most of natural rain fall to help maintain their property or reduce the need for municipal or well water supplies. Australian rain water tanks are proving quite useful as water shortages continue to be reported not only in Australia, but across the globe. When the rainy season sets in, wouldn’t it be great to have the facilities to capture and save the water, giving you access to an extra supply cache when a drought hits? This Read the rest of this entry »
Rain can cause damage to a freshly poured cement patio. The raindrops cause marks in the wet cement. It also dilutes the cement to a more liquid consistency so it doesn’t set up properly. If the patio is sloped away from the house, which is a necessity, the rain can run off and leave tracks through the wet cement. Rain also can ruin potted plants on a patio by washing out the dirt and damaging the leaves. Furniture that’s gotten wet can mildew before it dries out. Keep your patio protected from heavy rains.
Rain chains are often seen as an alternative to traditional gutter downspouts. But the question remains: can they really replace gutter downspouts? Are they just as functional at conveying rainwater runoff? In this article we will answer this common question and provide a framework for understanding both the advantages and disadvantages of conventional gutter downspouts as compared with rain chains.
In conjunction with an effective gutter system, the conventional gutter downspout provides a necessary function for managing rooftop rainwater runoff that can otherwise cause unwanted soil erosion and foundation damage. The conventional downspout is Read the rest of this entry »