How to Achieve Better Yard Drainage

Drain water away from your home and dry out your soggy yard with this in-ground system.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Line level
  • Level
  • Garden rake
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Spade
  • Utility knife

Chisel point bar

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Crushed rock
  • Dry well
  • Landscape fabric
  • Drain tubing
  • Y-fittings
  • Drain cover
  • Fabric sock
  • Stakes