Kansas City Drainage Systems

IDL Company’s commercial and residential lawn drainage systems are considered by most as the best in Kansas City.

What is a Drainage System?

For homeowners in the Kansas City area, drainage can be a key component of keeping their property safe and dry. Anyone that’s lived here through a few seasons knows that when we get rain, we really get rain, and while that rain may not last very long it can drop a lot of water. Standing water can be bad news not only for your landscaping and the area around your home, but it can cause devastating flooding on lower levels, garages, and basements if it isn’t handled appropriately. Here’s what you need to know about an expertly installed drainage system, why many KC homeowners will need one and how they can be installed, and what can happen if it’s not done by an experienced professional.

What Is A Drainage System & Why Do Homeowners Need One?

A drainage system, or drainage solution, is what IDL Company can provide to those with water accumulation issues. No matter where the water is coming from or why it’s building up, our irrigation and drainage experts can help design a solution that will take that water and easily transport it elsewhere. This is incredibly important for homes in the Kansas City area, where rain can be sudden, as well as plentiful.

Excess water that builds up in a yard or around landscaping can create waterlogged vegetation, which is more prone to erosion and damage from being overwatered. If the water begins to build up too close to the home, it can result in even more costly damages. Storm runoff can seep into cracks in the foundation and can begin building up in the lower levels of your home, leading to flooding damage and the potential need for mold remediation in some cases.

How Is A Drainage System Installed?

The first step to finding an effective drainage solution is to contact the trusted local experts at IDL Company. Initially, you’ll speak with a scheduler that can help you get a date and time for someone to come out and create an estimate or a bid for your drainage project. This initial estimate generally doesn’t take very long at all, and when it’s finished you’ll have the option to either decline the estimate or accept it and move on to scheduling your work.

If you accept, you’ll schedule the appropriate timeframe for an IDL Company drainage team to come out and get the drainage equipment installed. The exact length of time and job complexity will be largely determined by what type of drainage equipment you need. Some of the most common will be underground drainage systems and French drains, which will collect the excess water and transport it to a location where it can be better absorbed by the subsoil and surrounding vegetation.

The experts at IDL Company will complete your drainage system with a combination of industry experience and the proper tools. They will arrange for any permits that are needed beforehand, and if the project requires digging they will also arrange for utility locates to be done before the service or installation date. This ensures that your drainage solution will be installed safely, and in alignment with all local, state, and federal laws regarding stormwater management.

What Are The Drawbacks Not Not Having Effective Drainage?

For locations close to your home, there can be significant problems that result from inadequate drainage. In most cases, this excess runoff only occurs with heavy rains and storms, but if left unaddressed it can have serious consequences. Most of the water problems that homeowners see are the result of storm runoff from roofs, outbuildings, and even the gutters and downspouts that were supposedly designed to handle it.

Improper or inadequate drainage can lead to accumulated pollutants being carried into local waterways, like creeks, rivers, and eventually the ocean, where they can devastate wildlife. This can also lead to contaminated water causing riverbank and lake beach closures. Another problem is that runoff that is given a chance to build up can carry large debris with it, like branches and other large obstructions that can clog primary storm drains and create problems for nearby residences. High volume storm runoff, like we frequently get with spring thunderstorms can contribute to large amounts of erosion, sometimes taking entire hillsides.

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Contact us online or give us a call and talk to a real person! We listen to your needs and goals and schedule service immediately, or schedule a free consultation for a new landscape lighting or irrigation system project!

After we meet with you in person, we will follow up shortly with an estimate or a detailed proposal depending on your project or the services you need.  We will be very clear about our pricing and the scope of work to be performed.

We take pride in saying what we will do, and then actually doing what we said.  We may not be perfect every single time, we always do it right or make it right.  You will see in our reviews that we stand by our products, our services and our work.

Once we complete the work, you can relax knowing that you have received Kansas City's most professional installation services and top of the line irrigation and landscape lighting products.  We will be here to provide the service and maintenance you need on these systems to give you long lasting enjoyment for years to come.

Contact us online or give us a call and talk to a real person! We listen to your needs and goals and schedule service immediately, or schedule a free consultation for a new landscape lighting or irrigation system project!

After we meet with you in person, we will follow up shortly with an estimate or a detailed proposal depending on your project or the services you need.  We will be very clear about our pricing and the scope of work to be performed.

We take pride in saying what we will do, and then actually doing what we said.  We may not be perfect every single time, we always do it right or make it right.  You will see in our reviews that we stand by our products, our services and our work.

Once we complete the work, you can relax knowing that you have received Kansas City's most professional installation services and top of the line irrigation and landscape lighting products.  We will be here to provide the service and maintenance you need on these systems to give you long lasting enjoyment for years to come.

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