DRAINAGE & PLANNING
PREVENTING DISASTERS WITH SMART CUSTOM SOLUTIONS.
Tellepsen Landscaping Services expert team provides quality consulting and design services for drainage issues. With our understanding of hydraulics, hydrology, soil science, the effects of impenetrable cover, watershed and drainage basin analysis; our drainage solutions are incredibly accurate and strategic.
An important part of landscape maintenance, well-designed drainage can mean the difference between managing anticipated water and increasing the flood risk of your property and your neighbors’ properties.
Improper drainage can lead to a messy landscape, pests, health problems and potential litigation. If you’re experiencing wet and soggy ground, puddles or standing water, or water flowing into your home, we offer a variety of solutions to meet your drainage problems head on. This includes: French and area drains, slight grading, pump stations, sump pumps, downspout adaptors, and catch basins.
“Tellepsen Landscaping Services’s dedication to our clients and quality work has resulted in the support of numerous Houston clientele and featured gardens in the 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Garden Conservancy Houston Open Days Tours.”
THE TELLEPSEN DIFFERENCE
Besides our commitment to customized solutions and excellent customer service, the benefits of working with our licensed team members include:
– Design liability
– Easier to pinpoint obstacles prior to construction
– System modifications that meet your goals
Our rainwater collection systems can provide additional water supply on your property. This water can be used to supplement municipal water for possible un-irrigation system.
If your property lacks good drainage, your landscape isn’t going to function the way you want it to or meet your aesthetic goals. Attempting to fix these issues without the knowledge and experience of our team could turn into a costly and disastrous mistake. Proper distribution of water is vital to the success of your landscape and we’re here to help you reach your property goals.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS STORMWATER?
Stormwater is an overabundance of water that cannot infiltrate into the dirt or be absorbed by plants. During heavy storms, it can escalate drainage problems and cause flash flooding.
WHAT TYPE OF MAINTENANCE IS NEEDED FOR A DRAINAGE SYSTEM?
This depends on the types of products we use in your plan, some require simple maintenance, while others are maintenance free.
For example, with French drains, it may be necessary to occasionally remove and clear the aggregate of sediment.
WILL INSTALLATION DISRUPT MY LANDSCAPE?
Changes to the land, and removal and replacement of property elements can be expected. The changes are visible, but your landscape is still in good condition and will recover quickly.
WHAT ARE COMMON LANDSCAPE DRAINAGE PROBLEMS THAT I SHOULD LOOK OUT FOR?
Poor elevation at the foundation of your home, faulty plant bed design, water traps, paved surfaces with an improper slope, and misplaced gutter spout exits are some of the most common drainage problems a homeowner can face.