problem w/gutters draining into ground


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Old 10-12-07, 04:14 PM
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problem w/gutters draining into ground

my gutters go into a plastic pipe that goes into the ground and backs up .i want to redo this line with pvc underground and out.is this ok or should i use the flex pipe
 
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Old 10-13-07, 06:50 AM
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You can use either. The 4" flexable drain tile is probably easier to use - no problem making slight bends. PVC is less likely to collaspe later but you may have a time making bends that don't conform to the available fittings
 
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Old 10-13-07, 09:00 PM
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If you use flex pipe, make sure you put a sleeve over it so it won't block again.

To be real serious, dig a trench about 12" and appropriately deep with your flow add a few inches of lime rock at the bottom, put the pipe in (sleeved) and add lime rock up do approx 6" from the top. It'll last forever!
 
 

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