Downspouts dumping water at the foundation is a recipe for problems.
A home can have the best yard drainage in the world, but if its downspouts are dumping water out at the foundation, the system is no good.
Getting downspout water away from the structure is of paramount importance. There are several ways to do this. But beware of the drainage contractor who wants to run the downspouts into the same pipe as the french drain. That’s not a “best practice”.
Contact us for advice on how to best manage downspout water as part of an integrated drainage solution to get it away from the house. We’ll be happy to review pictures and give free advice.