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Why is my yard so soggy?

Soggy land

Why is my yard so soggy? Let’s first take a look at a few things.  Is your yard flat? The water that’s discharging from the water management tools working or properly installed?  How is your yard graded? Does the water have anywhere to go? These are just an example of the things we would look […]

When can you come out to give me a quote?

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When can you come out to give me a quote? “When can you come out to give me a quote”? Too often that is the first question that clients ask a contractor. I believe that first question stems from so many contractors advertising free estimates. When potential clients choose to call Capstone, we are very […]

Back door drain maintenance

Drain maintenance in backyard

Back door drain maintenance tips Back door drains are an important part of your water maintenance program. Often these drains are afterthoughts and just showing the drain a little love can prevent thousands of dollars in damage.  We recommend drains to be checked for dirt, debris and leaves at the very least once per month. […]

Should this much water come from my sump pump discharge

Water coming out of a sump pump

Should this much water come from my sump pump discharge No! This is a sign that you have a serious issue. The water that the sump pump discharges is water under and around your home’s foundation. This picture shows a tremendous amount of water around the home’s foundation. Typically when this much water is around […]

The importance of managing water around your home!

Water management around gutters

The Importance of Managing Water Around Your Home Improper drainage washed away soil under the exterior stairwell. Soil/dirt turned into a muddy swimming pool in the landing. The exterior drain was covered and now you have a swimming pool inside of the home. Read more here: -Installing waterproof paint on foundation walls vs a pressure […]