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A French drain (or weeping tile) is a large pipe next to your property’s foundation that collects excess water on your land. If you’ve got a leak in your basement, there’s a good chance that there’s a problem with your French drain. In some cases, it might mean you need one installed!

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How Much Does it Cost to Replace a French Drain in 2022 | Montreal vs Toronto?

A French drain keeps your foundation dry by evacuating water that accumulates around your home. Its lifespan varies, as does its installation or replacement cost, due to several factors. We've put together ...

Published on:
January 2, 2021
6 min read
Francis Guertin
Renovation Advisor| RenoAssistance
How Much Does it Cost to Replace a French Drain in 2022 | Montreal vs Toronto?
French Drain Problems | Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to Get Yours Replaced
Published on:
February 12, 2020
4 min read
French Drain Problems | Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time to Get Yours Replaced

Your home has an outer layer of insulation to keep you warm during the winter, but it also needs a waterproofing layer for the spring thaw – a French drain ...

Paul Begin
VP | RenoAssistance
How to Protect Your House From Iron Ochre
Published on:
March 28, 2019
2 min read
How to Protect Your House From Iron Ochre

From fixing sticky windows to installing garage door openers, folks are often pretty good at troubleshooting the smaller, more common issues that come with owning a home. That said, some ...

Adele Orsini
Renovation Advisor | RenoAssistance