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Piping Contractors Arlington VA

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Aztec Construction LLC
2024571168
1629 K St NW #300
Washington, DC

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Eco Painting
2023200679
1512 Corcoran Street NW, Studio 33
Washington, DC

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Green Home, LLC
3012779660
4108 32nd St.
Mount Rainier, MD

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Helicon Works
3014045578
7108 Holly Ave.
Takoma Park, MD

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Home Performance Solutions
2821-P Dorr Avenue
Fairfax, VA
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Specialty Contractor
Membership Organizations
Building Performance Institute, Efficiency First, Neighbors International, RESNET - Residential Energy Services Network, Virginia Sustainable Building Network

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Capitol Greenroofs
301-452-1144
5806 9th Road North
Arlington, VA
 
David Baumbach
703-534-5662
6516 Roosevelt St
Falls Church, VA
Services
Home Remodeling

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Jos. Klockner & Company
3012703033
6480 Sligo Mill Rd.
Takoma Park, MD

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Community Forklift, LLC
3019855180
4671 Tanglewood Dr.
Edmonston, MD

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ECOliving Homes
2403962051
9614 Parkwood Dr.
Bethesda, MD

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Piping for drainage and runoff


Flexible Pipe vs Hard PVC

  • I like the flexible perforated pipe for drainage and leach beds rather than the perforated hard PVC pipe. The holes are smaller allowing only water in and evenly spaced in corrugated valleys to carry the water away.
  • I like the hard PVC pipe for non-perforated uses since it is easier to maintain the proper grade for flow through the pipe. However the non-perforated flexible pipe can work work well too.


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Use the perforated pipe installed in gravel to collect and carry water away. Drains like this installed up hill from the house can keep significant water from running down hill to the foundation, which in turn would have lead to a wet basement. In heavy clay soils, several lines of perforated pipe may be needed to speed drainage.

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