Trench Drain Systems (TDS) has taken residential drainage elegance to a new level. Whether it’s a spa, pool, landscape, or back yard hardscape, the new “MAX Mini” adds a touch of class to your light duty drainage application. This 3” wide linear drain system, features attractive decorative metal grating in a metal edged channel, perfect […]
Category Archives: Decorative Grating
Decorative grates, cast iron grating and iron grating finishes for residential trench drain systems
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Decorative Grating, Driveways, General, Home Improvement, Profile Drains
Setting up MEArin 100 for Residential Drain Situations
5″ MEArin 100 driveway drainage system is a popular solution for many residential and commercial situations.
Decorative Grating, Driveways, General, Home Improvement, NDS Products, Zurn
Plastic Driveway Drains Do Exist!
Ever since the rise of plastic trench drains, there have been 3 big misconceptions about plastic driveway drains. They’re not traffic rated (FALSE) They’re not sloped (FALSE) They’re not decorative (FALSE) Popular plastic channel drains only provide surface level view of your options. Based on a trip to their local chain store, a homeowner would […]
Catch Basins, Decorative Grating, General, Home Improvement, Lawncare
Assembling 9 & 12 Inch Landscaping Basins
Since we get a lot of questions about catch basins, we had John show you how to assemble a 9″ and 12″ landscaping basins. He runs through all basin components, including decorative grating and debris filters. Learn your basin’s outlet sizes and placement options. Ready to shop? Visit our online store by clicking here. Big […]
Decorative Grating, General, Home Improvement, NDS Products, Patios, Pool Deck Drains
Choosing A Swimming Pool Deck Drain
When faced with the prospect of selecting a channel drain for your swimming pool deck, your task can seem overwhelming. The selection process is a balancing act between deck design, functionality, aesthetics, safety and cost. It is important that the pool owner weigh the relative value that each of these features have to his project […]
Cathedral Trench Drain Systems expanded its decorative offering for NDS Mini Channel with a new pattern of bronze and aluminum grating. The design, borrowed from Chester Cathedral in Chester, England, is heel-proof, subdued and stylish. It adds a solemn aesthetic to the hardscape and hints of a yearning for the innocence of old. Bronze Age […]
Decorative Grating, General, Home Improvement, NDS Products, Patios, Pool Deck Drains, Shower Drains, Style
Mini Channel Grating Expose’
Mini Channel and NDS National Diversified Sales (NDS) is a plastic trench drain and grate manufacturer. They have a broad selection of plastic trench drain systems that are used in a variety of applications. The 3 inch-wide Mini Channel is popular due to its lightweight honeycomb design, UV protected channels and a price point which […]
Catch Basins, Decorative Grating, General, Home Improvement, NDS Products, Style
Decorative Plastic Trench Grates Exist!
Ever since the first line of plastic trench drains emerged on the market, homeowners have welcomed the convenience of lightweight, affordable drainage systems. Easily purchased and installed, plastic drains bring patio and driveway drainage systems to an accessible level. But a lingering flaw in plastic drainage systems has been the same simplicity that made them […]
Iron Age Designs is a Washington-based designer that embraces its Made in the U.S.A. identity as it sells decorative iron grates, tree grates and custom casting at prices homeowners can afford. Founded in 2005 by Mark Armstrong and Craig Diamond, industry professionals who had already worked together for years designing decorative castings for landscape projects, […]