9 Run-off or drainage problems and solutio Exterior Design Photos

Gatling Design
4 Reviews
Cozy Cottage
Ideabooks4,117
Questions5
Triple Gable - rain drainage / leak potential
patio which slopes to its own center floor drain. Though we added about 700 sq ft of new roof, and about 1000 sq ft of other hardscape, all the run off water is contained on the lot. Sorry I do not have a photo that shows this better. Your situation sounds complicated. Water is the main enemy of all
out to the perimeter of the roof overhang and to the nearest gutter. Additionally, installing an ice and water shield under the shingles in these problem areas is always a good idea.
old-school elements, like the canvas awning, to honor 1930s style," Gatling says.The yard's slope from the street to the back had caused flooding problems in the past. Gatling took care of this by using permeable bricks on the driveway and parking pad, which catch the water and let it slowly leach out
“Patio” — pnewman14
Calico Studio
3 Reviews
Ames Lake Studio
Ideabooks3,789
Questions5
Water tank for the roof drainage ??
identify your water source, the next step is determining how it will get from the source to your home. A pump and filtration system will require energy to run. Holding tanks will be necessary to store water collected for on-demand use. The tanks shown here contain the home’s sole water source. Rainwater is
Water Collection When living off-grid, a renewable water supply is essential. A private drilled well is common. Using water from a nearby lake or stream is another option. Once you identify
Consider adding a rain barrel. The average temperature in May is 85 degrees, and our average rainfall is 4 1/2 inches. The problem, as we all know too well, is that Texas is anything but average — our temperatures can easily soar into the 90s, and we can see May come and go without a drop of rain. So
“Rain collection” — sgabelein
FREEMAN & MAJOR ARCHITECTS
Remodel of a 1980"s ranch house
Ideabooks6,539
Questions9
It looks like you have a couple vallleys on the roof so wondering if you had to use a cricket or how you dealt with the drainage issues. We are designing a remodel now and love your plan, just wondering how the roofline is and if a cricket was needed.thanks! Mike
Me too...we're doing the same thing - having a problem with the drainage issues.
like the entry on the front porch off-centered from the front doors. also like double front doors
“Exterior Patio surface?” — pmcgrath200
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Heydt Designs
4 Reviews
Mill Valley Classic Cottage
Ideabooks130K
Questions69
Are there any additional exterior photos? How far back is the right side of the house off the front of the main house ( not including porch) how far does the porch come off the front? How wide is the main house how far does the right of the house stick out?
the builder has expressed concern. Do you receive a lot of rainfall, and have you received any feedback that a more slanted gutter causes rain to wick off versus funnel from the gutter to the piping? Thanks very much for any insight!
The gutters should be installed as close to horizontal as possible along the edge of the roof line, and pitched correctly to the sides for the best drainage, as your builder or roofer seem to be suggesting. They can be shimmed up with a little triangular piece of wood on the bottom of the gutter, at the
“Exterior colours” — lucyvbrown
Alix Bragg Interior Design
4 Reviews
Home Farm 1
Ideabooks6,908
Questions8
Wood plastic composite decking:with the look of nature wood but no timber problems.Water -proof, rot proof, moldy-proof, insects-proof, anti-UV Contact us: maxine2233@sina.cn
Is there deck joist on the underside of the decking, which leaves me to believe open air space, my question is more about drainage under the deck. Is there a French drain or catch basins to divert the water from collecting and causing algae growth or mosquito haven areas... Or
Love the pool right off the deck
“composite decking information” — tinakrichards
Crisp Architects
45 Reviews
Crisp Architects
Ideabooks1,319
Questions5
unshoveled. The gravel should provide enough traction for your car to get in and out without a problem. If there is enough snow getting compacted, throw some salt on it or try your best to remove as much snow as you can off the top. Hope this helps!
unshoveled. The gravel should provide enough traction for your car to get in and out without a problem. If there is enough snow getting compacted, throw some salt on it or try your best to remove as much snow as you can off the top. Hope this helps!
borders with gravel and drainage (to right, near tree)
like the look of the vinyl running vertical to look like wood siding
“board and batten with metal roof accents” — hmac8
McIntyre By Design
15 Reviews
The Atelier of 7th Street -
Ideabooks494
Questions1
Hi sophieb, Yes, I took a reclaimed water trough I found at a local metal yard, and drilled several holes in the bottom of it for drainage. They are great for fish ponds/water plants if you don;t want to drill holes in them. You can find these new at farm supply stores, they just wont
to spot any developing problems and take care of them before they get out of hand.
Wheel used for hose. Plant climbing on wall. Could mount the pallet off the garage wall with a
a block of wood behind it so I can add drip and keep moistue off wall.
“Old tire wheel for hose” — jourdanbbradley
Portal Design Inc
1 Review
balcony railing
Ideabooks2,335
Questions7
very invisible and will have minimal visual impact on the whole house elevation, by having a gap between deck and glass, rainwater can drain off without a problem. Since there is no top rail keeping panels straight, the craftsmanship has to be perfect.
No base shoe required helps with drainage.
Glass railing with stand-off
“frameless fittings railings” — honeysinghbhambra
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