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Interior French drain New Orleans is generally installed using a sump pump in the basement to fix or stop flooding. Interior French drain is dug and buried more deeply into the ground, typically 5 to 6 feet, so they are costlier. The installation process by a building contractor could be very labor extensive and requires a massive moat be dug within the home’s foundation. The total standard cost is $50 up to $60 per linear foot. For a 20’x30’ basement, the perimeter is 100 linear feet, which suggests that the total installation cost would be around $5000 to $6000. Basements with lower than 130 to 150 linear feet only require one sump pump for an average cost of $175 to $225, while much bigger basements usually require two sump pumps.

Can a French drain New Orleans be installed during the construction of my new house?

Absolutely. It is much better if you can have your French drain installed while your house is still being built. It can save you the cost of labor and materials. Installing French drain in an old house may require additional excavation and much work.

Does a French drain installation New Orleans have a warranty?

Yes. All construction work including French drain has a warranty. Normally, the warranty can run for 1 to 2 years from the date it was installed. Make sure that you only hire professional, and licensed contractor to get a warranty and to ensure that the work you will receive is guaranteed.

Do French drains require maintenance in New Orleans?

It will depend on how old your French drain is, the materials used in building it and the quality of construction. If the French drain is burrowed deep along the base of your home's foundation, it may not need maintenance. Shallow French drain pipes may need maintenance. Typically, just flushing it clean with a hose will do.

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Exterior French drain New Orleans is usually installed 2 to 3 feet beneath the earth to move surface water away from your house. The length of the drain is dependent upon how far away you prefer the water to be deposited. On average, exterior “surface” French drains cost $10 to $15 per linear foot for all parts and labor, so the standard cost is around $1000 to $1500. In many areas, installing a French drain might need a permit and local consent, especially for an exterior drain. Consult your building contractor or service provider for certain information regarding your area. Also, make sure to call your local utility company to verify that the place you are excavating is away from utility lines.

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