Topic: drainage

Video: Understanding your Drainage System

LAFAYETTE – Host, Sarah Rutan: When having a new drainage system installed on your property, it’s worthwhile to get an idea of how it functions. Today we’re in Lafayette with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Bob Devengenzo of Devengenzo Landscaping & General Engineering…Read More

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Understanding Two-Pipe Drainage Systems

LAFAYETTE – While often overlooked, drainage is nonetheless a vital functional aspect of any home. There are a few different ways to go about achieving proper drainage, but the most common method is installing a “two-pipe system.” A two-pipe drainage system…Read More

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Video: Addressing Drainage Concerns

WALNUT CREEK − Host, Sarah Rutan: To avoid a drainage disaster, you’ll need to inspect some key areas of your home before the rainy season sets in. Today we’re in Walnut Creek with Diamond Certified Expert Vic Cvijanovic of Pacific Landscaping to learn…Read More

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Winter Drainage Tips

WALNUT CREEK − Due to the rainy weather, one of the biggest concerns during the winter is proper drainage. To prevent water and/or structural damage to your home, you should inspect two key areas before the season begins: Gutters The single most…Read More

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Video: Proper Gutter Installation

OAKLAND − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re planning on replacing your gutters, it’s important they are installed correctly. Today we’re in Oakland with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Gustavo Guerrero of Ben’s Roofing to learn why. Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Gustavo Guerrero:…Read More

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A Crucial Aspect of Gutter Installation

OAKLAND − Gutters are the crux of a home’s drainage system—they protect the roof and house from water damage caused by rain. When it comes to installing new gutters, there’s one small detail that, if overlooked, can compromise their long-term…Read More

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Video: Increasing the Lifespan of Your Roof

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO − Host, Sarah Rutan: While most roofs tend to look alike, what really determines the lifespan of roof are its components. Today we’re in South San Francisco with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Carlos Rodriguez of Mr. Roofing,…Read More

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Avoiding Water Intrusion Issues with Steep and Flat Roofs

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO − While water intrusion is a concern with any roof, different roof styles present different areas of concern. Here are two prevalent roof styles and the water intrusion issues commonly associated with them. Steep roofs Roofing contractors…Read More

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The Importance of Controlling Groundwater

SOQUEL − One of the most overlooked sources of potential damage to a home is inadequate soil drainage. When water is allowed to collect around the perimeter of a home, it can lead to numerous problems, including foundation settlement, termite…Read More

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Video: Caring For Your Drainage System

SAN RAFAEL – Host Sarah Rutan: Maintaining the exterior of your home can be tricky if you aren’t sure what to look for. Today we’re with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Terry Keast of Westward Builders to learn more. Expert Contributor, Terry Keast: Hi,…Read More

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