Drain Tile Replacement

Keeping your Foundation Solid

One of the best ways to ensure that your basement stays dry and your foundation remains intact  is to keep and maintain a drain tile system around your home. The plumbing experts at Sommerville & Son have been helping keep people’s homes dry in the lower mainland since 1969.  We are ready to help you maintain or upgrade your drain tile system.

By allowing excess water to flow away from your home, drain tiles can greatly contribute to the continued stability of your foundation.  This will help keep water out of your home all together. The need for a solid and reliable drain tile system is crucial in the wet climate we experience.  Which is why we have, and will continue to provide reliable expert service for drain tile systems for a number of years. Due to the high level of precipitation in the area, it is a good idea to keep an eye on your home’s drain tile system, and be aware of when it is time for a replacement. The experts at Sommerville & Son can definitely help you clean, maintain and replace your system when the time comes.

Dangers Of A Wet Foundation

Most people are aware of the fact that a wet foundation can often lead to structural problems with their home if left unattended. Water that is not properly drained from the area around your home can become frozen into cracks in your foundation in the winter.  This causes further damage once the ice thaws in the spring. If this has occurred at your home in the past, it is a very good idea to make sure your drain tile system is still in proper working order.  Replace or repair any damaged areas now to avoid problems in the future.

Why You Need Your Tile Replaced

While the majority of homeowners are aware of the fact that water damage can wreak havoc on the structure of their home, many are unaware of the fact that a lack of water in the ground around your house can also cause severe structural damage. Once again, this issue can be resolved by installing a high quality drain tile system from Sommerville & Son, since a drain tile system not only removes water from unwanted areas, but can also distribute that water where it is needed around your home.

Many houses in this area are built on soil that contains a significant amount of clay. When this clay gets too dry, it can cause your foundation to actually sink, since the clay is dry and unable to support the weight of your home. With a drain tile system installed alongside the footers of your home, you can actually inject water into dry patches underground, which will help maintain the structure of your home. To get a quality drain tile system installed at your home, or to replace your existing system, give us a call or go on our website to get a free quote.

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