Ramp for channel drain system


Old 08-12-18, 09:53 AM
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Ramp for channel drain system

I have an L-shped channel drain system installed. One end has a hole for the water to drain into the ground, the other short end by the stairs isn't sloped enough though, so water collects at that point and doesn't make it around the corner to where it is sloped towards the drain.

Rather than drill a hole at the "starting" point as well, I wondered if installing a long ramp to help the water move a bit more out of that space would help. I have this NDS drain, but can't find a slope/ramp that they sell. Any suggestions for a solution are much appreciated.
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Old 08-13-18, 02:35 AM
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I suppose you could cut some type of plastic to fit in the bottom and glue/caulk in place, however it will eventual fill up to the point that it starts flowing, not sure it's really going to gain much!
Old 08-13-18, 05:29 AM
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Pour just enough self leveling sealant into the gutter to level it, something like Loctite S20.
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You can make a slope in the gutter below the step using Bondo. Top of slope on right side must be higher than bottom of the gutter on the left side.
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Thanks for the suggestions!
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