Catch Basin: A catch basin is a drain with 4 walls and a solid floor. The purpose is for sand, dirt and other sediments to sink to the bottom. Any oil, gasoline, or other hazardous liquids will stay at the top of the tank, and using a T pipe only clean water will flow through a pipe leading to a drywell and drain into the earth.
Drywells: A dry well is another form of drain and unlike the catch basin it has 4 walks and an open floor. It is laid on a bed of compacted crushed gravel so water can go into the earth. Most drywells residential driveway drains are between 300-1000 gallons of capacity. In heavy rains, the flow of water into a drain may be faster than the rate at which the ground can absorb. Which is why we do drainage calculation of your driveway and possibly any roof water to be sure the open space inside the drain can handle heavy rainfall without overflowing.
Trench Drain /Line Drain / Poly Drain: In its simplest form, a trench drain provides an elongated surface for water to drain from a specific area, such as a driveway, beneath an un-guttered roof edge, sidewalk, or similar area where water tends to collect. It’s essentially a gutter that is set into the ground.
Basement Staircase Drainage Issues
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Most asphalt companies just want to pave and pave. We are the drainage experts who have civil engineers at the ready. We enjoy the difficult jobs and the challenges that come with any drain-related problems.
Contact Lamacchia Landscape Construction
Improving your driveway drainage is not a DIY job. A licensed contractor has the tools and knowledge to get the job done correctly in a quick, efficient, and cost-effective way. An experienced contractor can look at the area you’re struggling with poor drainage to determine what the best course of action is. Lamacchia Landscape Construction can provide quality asphalt services to keep your driveway in great shape and solve any drainage issues. Call us at (877) 856-9273 today to schedule a consultation and learn more about our driveway services! You can also request a custom quote online.
A stunning entrance to your home! Nothing compares to a paver driveway which adds a ton of curb appeal to your property. Since pavers are made using pressed concrete they can support the weight of cars and small trucks. Just like with any driveway, it is all about the base and how it is compacted. With the correct sub-base, compaction, and experience your paver driveway will last as long, or longer than traditional asphalt or concrete.
Interlocking Retaining Walls
Retaining walls are used to secure and hold back the soil behind it, preventing erosion and other issues from infringing on your yard. These can also be added to your yard for visual purposes, creating a more aesthetically pleasing look for the area around your home. As with pavers, retaining walls became popular in the mid-1990s. A great product, these are simple and quick to build. They are strong, neat, and sharp-looking, and are a good alternative to a classic New England stone wall.
Have a hot tub ready to install? Be sure it’s placed on top of a concrete pad. It’s crucial to have a strong foundation to support the weight of the tub, water, and occupants.
Cobblestone Borders & Driveway Entrances
With that old European look, cobblestones are great attention grabbers and are typically placed at the entrance of your driveway. They really give that fantastic old-world look. We also install cobblestones along the left and right borders of a driveway to truly make the area look amazing!
Wrought Iron Railings
Lamacchia Landscape Construction prides itself on maintaining a high level of professionalism and workmanship. We not only want to make our customers happy but also develop a strong relationship.
Lamacchia Landscape Construction expanded its business to include wrought iron railing welding services, which includes the fabrication and installation of premium wrought iron railings for our customers and masonry staircase projects.
Want your railings in a different color? No problem! We are happy to accommodate you and make your railings looking better than ever before.
If you’re looking to get wrought iron railing work done at your home or commercial building, give us a call today at 877-856-YARD