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Drainage and Drainage Repair Services

Drainage and Drainage Repair Solutions in South Florida

South Florida is home to many wet, swampy areas and high rainfall that can lead to flooding. When drainage systems are poorly planned or badly maintained, it can become a major issue for businesses. This is why it’s important for companies in South Florida to find the right experts when it comes to drainage and drainage repair solutions. 3-D Paving has been working with parking lots, roads and drainage systems in South Florida for decades. Our team of experts has the knowledge and experience needed to design efficient and effective drainage systems. We use the latest technologies and materials available on the market today so our customers have peace of mind knowing their property is safe from water damage.

Stormwater, Catch Basin and other Parking Lot Drainage Solutions.

At 3-D Paving, we understand the challenges associated with drainage and Drainage Repair Solutions in South Florida. We have years of experience determining the cause of drainage issues and providing the best long-term solutions to fix them. Our experienced team can work on both residential communities and commercial properties, ensuring that areas near parking lots and driveways remain properly drained at all times. We use up-to-date drainage repair techniques such as French drains, channel drains, drywells, catch basins, sump pumps, and more to reduce flooding risks on your property. No matter what type of drainage or Drainage Repair Solutions you need for your property in South Florida, 3-D Paving is here to help. Our knowledgeable staff will provide you with fast, reliable solutions and excellent customer service. Contact us today to find out more about our drainage solutions or for a free consultation. Together, we can make sure your property stays dry and safe from water damage.

What Are the Different Types of Drainage?

You can divide drainage into two broad categories. The first category is surface drainage, which includes the removal of rain that has fallen onto a pavement as well as the runoff from the surrounding terrain or your neighbor’s property. Issues with surface drainage are typically relatively easy to spot. For example, puddles may remain in certain areas long after the rest of the pavement has dried. The second category is subterranean drainage. Because you cannot see what is happening underground, issues with subterranean drainage can go undetected for extended periods. Frequently, clients describe the development of numerous large potholes, depressions, and alligator cracking as having happened overnight to a pavement that was in pristine condition only a day or two earlier. In reality, if the pavement was indeed in perfect condition, it is more likely that subterranean drainage issues have been undermining the integrity of the pavement for quite some time.

When Is the Best Time to Address Drainage Issues?

Drainage repair of a catch basin in a parking lot.

The best time to evaluate potential drainage issues is when the pavement is first constructed. Contractors need to know what is happening beneath the surface, and this means that they should evaluate the site for potential underground streams, hidden sinkholes, and other features that could affect the integrity of the pavement. There are many ways to correct subterranean drainage issues if they are identified before construction begins. After construction, issues can still be corrected, but the process will be more costly in both time and money. Similarly, construction is the best time to address potential issues with surface drainage. Depending on the particular problem and applicable local codes, this could involve the construction of a retaining wall, a channel to redirect runoff from nearby land, or a new storm drain. The contractor must also make sure that an adequate number of catch basins, trenches, or other elements are included in the design of the pavement. The grade and slope of the pavement must be calculated carefully and implemented correctly. It is also a good idea to include a gutter system and curbing to direct the water where it needs to go.

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How Do You Correct Issues With Surface Drainage?

The first thing you need to realize is that it will likely be an exercise in futility if a correction is attempted without first identifying and addressing the specific issue. Unless the cause of the problem is addressed, the issue will most likely reappear time after time. Throughout the rest of your pavement’s life, which will probably be shortened significantly, you will likely encounter costlier and more frequent pavement repairs. On the brighter side, many problems with surface drainage can be quickly and economically corrected. For example, depressions that are the result of a minor paving error may only need a little asphalt milling to remedy the issue. Trenches can sometimes fix problems with water flowing in an unwanted direction, or they may compensate for mislocated catch basins. It is difficult to be more precise without first inspecting your pavement to identify the cause.

Let 3-D Paving help you on your next project!

If you need a solution to your drainage problems, contact 3-D Paving & Sealcoating for help. We also offer asphalt milling, parking lot striping, paver bricks, asphalt paving, concrete parking lots, asphalt overlays, concrete gutters, asphalt sealcoating, concrete curbing, thermoplastic line striping, concrete slabs, reflective pavement markers, bollard installation, concrete sidewalks, concrete ramps, speed bump installation, concrete grinding, pavement markings, ADA compliance, and parking lot signage. We are a well-respected family operation with a reputation for exemplary service and extraordinary workmanship. If you would like for us to prepare a free quote for you, simply fill out and submit the online request form. If you prefer, you can call our office at 855-735-ROAD.

Contact 3-D Paving and Sealcoating today to get a quote for your Drainage​ needs.