Quick and inexpensive fixes for controlling rainwater around your home.
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Rainwater Control Tips
Well once the water comes down your gutters and through the downspouts and all of that, you got to send it somewhere right. Well this is a great idea. These are splash blocks and you may have some of this around your house you may not — this one is made up of a nice slate see that, they funny thing is it’s not. This is plastic I love it, these things look great and they don’t have any of the weight that those are concrete ones do but this will do is when the water comes out of your downspout obviously it hits this and splashes away from your house. Pretty cool and it’s very attractive.
Now let’s say you want to send the water a little further away from your house what you’ll need to do is this is one big block pieces of corrugated piping and these require a little adapter just like this and so the adapter here fits on to your downspout. Your downspout actually goes right down into it. This whole thing then goes right into the end of this corrugated tubing so you could see when the waters down you can bury this or you can send it just away across the — let me show you I’ll take it over here to our downspout and you’ll see exactly what I mean. Twist this around so I could show you but this is really handy because what this will do is it will send the water way away from your house so you don’t have any worries about damage so right on down the line and this is another need item right here. This attaches to your downspout as well stays nice and neatly coiled look what happens though, when the water pressure hits it, this fills up with water that stretches out just like this and this tiny little holes in the end of it disperse the water. It goes away, rolls right back up just like that by itself almost like magic. Great ideas I suggest you try at least one of them.
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