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Emphasizing the Importance of Floor Drainage Maintenance in the Food Industry

gutter pipeC&B Property Maintenance ( specializes in solving complex drainage issues which is particularly important in ensuring food safety. This company is well aware that the food and drink industry requires effective drainage maintenance to prevent the presence of stagnant water in property surroundings. Yet solving drainage issues affecting a site requires knowledge and skills in evaluating the most appropriate solution for the property. C&B for one, may recommend performing yard or gutter drains or building a French drain or a Channel drain. Drainage systems have water conveyance structures, inlets and catch basins that require regular maintenance to prevent clogging as well as to avoid flooding.

A Closer Look at C&B Drainage Solutions

Having too much water on your property denotes there are certain issues affecting the drainage system in the area. C&B Property Maintenance technicians have more than 20 years experience in performing various preventive maintenance of drainages using any of the following solutions they deem as appropriate after site evaluation.

French Drain

A French drain involves building a series of trenches filled with materials like rocks and gravel yet at the same time allows water to flow freely toward the drainage outlet. The French drain is often recommended as solution in redirecting and dispersing water away from the foundation of a structure that can be negatively impacted by excess moisture coming from surface water.
Over time, the size and shape of French drains are easy to adjust when adopting to changes in drainage needs.

Channel Drains

Channel drains are trench drains usually installed in patios, driveways, walkways and other areas that collect surface water runoffs. Such a condition calls for redirecting water away from a house or building to protect structures against flooding or formation of unhealthy pools of water.

Gutter Drains

Gutter drains are installed when there is a need to divert overflowing rainwater occurring in gutters. Directing the overflow away from the foundation and low-level windows works toward protecting the structures against possible damages and to prevent basement floodings.

Sump Pump Installations

sump pumpSump pumps are installed in basements or in areas with crawl spaces. The purpose of which is to remove the occurrenceexcess groundwater as means of prevent possible flooding. The equipment’s pumping mechanism moves the groundwater toward the appropriate pipe and out of the drainage system.
Although sump pumps are deemed efficient and reliable, C&B also repairs pipes that connect to the sump pump.