Strip or Sheet Drain Vs. French Drain

April 1st, 2023

Q: What are benefits to using “strip or sheet drain” over conventional French drain construction with soils? A: Sheet drains (prefabricated vertical drain board or drainage geocomposites) are typically used on below-grade foundations or retaining walls to drain water and eliminate hydrostatic pressure. Sheet drains create a void against the wall, allowing subsurface water to […]

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