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What is Load Class and Why Is It Important?

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When it comes to stormwater management systems, one crucial aspect that often goes overlooked is Load Class. It plays a significant role in the design and functionality of the overall drainage system. Understanding Load Class or Load Rating is essential for ensuring the longevity and optimal performance of a trench drain. Traffic Loads Load Class […]

The Basics of Trench Drain Grates

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Drainage grates may go unnoticed in our daily lives, but their impact on maintaining safe and functional spaces is undeniable. Whether in industrial, commercial, residential, or public settings, these grates play a crucial role in managing water runoff and safeguarding the integrity of infrastructure. The Basics of Trench Drain Grates Trench drain grates, also known […]

Keeping Livestock Safe – Grate Ideas

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The customer initially thought that we were the manufacturer of the grate but had purchased it from one of the big box stores. We weren’t provided with detailed information about the occurrence but were informed that her horse’s leg went through the grate and fell. The grate pinched around its hind leg causing the horse […]

Replacing Broken Trench Drain Grates

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Replacing broken trench drain grates is important. A damaged system causes multiple issues throughout an application. There are several questions to ask and steps that should be taken when considering changing out broken grate covers. Replacing Broken Trench Grates Several reasons cause grates to need replacing, age and improper specification are among the most common. […]

Pardon My French “Drain”

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Standing water is an continuous issue when it comes to landscapes. Simple hand-dug ditches are one of the earliest forms of water drainage. By creating an outlet that was lower than the current soil level a natural drainage system was created. Developing over the years this process transformed into French drains and then into the […]

Fiberglass Grating Options for Trench Drains

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Fiberglass Grating As the price of stainless steel increases, fiberglass is filling the gap. Fiberglass is a component that has been found to be very useful in many trench drain applications. This strong, lightweight material is easily fabricated into grating for standard and custom drain applications. It’s chemical and corrosion resistance puts it in a […]

Landscaping PVC Pipe Grate Options

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Several options are available when it comes to covering Schedule 40 pipe in lawn drainage situations.

Outdoor Kitchen Drainage Solution

Outdoor Kitchen Drainage Solutions

Do you have an outdoor kitchen plagued with stormwater runoff? We helped a customer find the perfect drainage solution. Need advice now? Call 610-638-1221

Installation Guide For MEARIN 100

MEArin100 Driveway Drainage

Often it may seem that all drainage installation guides are the same. However, it is important on any project to have the system designer or architect determine whether the installation site requires any special attention or specific equipment. Installation Guide For MEARIN 100 Trench Drain Systems is one of the largest distributors in the United […]