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Why Outdoor Drainage is Not a DIY Project

Undeniably, there are many home projects you can easily DIY. From completing uncomplicated interior paint jobs to hanging gallery walls and planting adaptable flowers and plants, there are plenty of fun and impactful projects you can easily tackle in your spare time....

Landscaping Ideas & Advice for Beginners

When it comes to landscape design, Austin home and business owners often ask us what advice we have for people who are just beginning their landscaping journey. We suggest the following: Begin With a Plan Our Austin landscaping company feels the first and most...

Terraced Planter Beds Result From Drainage Concerns

Terraced Planter Beds Result From Drainage Concerns

This project was completed in the Oak Hill area of Austin. The home owners originally contacted our company due to drainage concerns in their yard, but they wanted to make sure that their landscape was not impacted in the process. We were able to help remediate their...

Pergola Project – Downtown Austin

Pergola Project – Downtown Austin

At this property located just north of Downtown Austin, the home owner for this property had reported some gutters and downspouts that were draining into his back yard and under his deck, causing water to pool. They were also interested in removing an existing deck...

Will Landscaping Add Value To My Home?

At Austin Drainage and Landscape Development, one of the most common questions our Austin landscaping professionals are asked is whether or not landscaping can truly add value to a home. The answer is a resounding, yes! In fact, landscaping can actually add up to tens...

How to Choose the Right Retaining Wall for Your Yard

At Austin Drainage and Landscape Development, customers often ask our Austin retaining wall experts what type of retaining wall is best. From concrete and stone to wood and metal, there are several types to choose from and it can be confusing. So, how do you tell...

How a Retaining Wall Can Help Drainage Issues

When most people think of retaining walls, they imagine stone work and layered rocks that are used to beautify an outdoor space. There’s no denying that retaining walls can look beautiful, but did you know their true intent is to help mitigate outdoor drainage issues?...

Everything You Want to Know About French Drains

Most homeowners understand the basic importance of proper yard drainage, but things can get confusing when you dig into the various available solutions. One common solution for proper drainage is the utilization of a French drain. These drains are efficient,...

Memorial Day Rains, Again?

Austin is no stranger to heavy rain events over Memorial Day weekend. With up to 4.8 inches of rain predicted in certain areas throughout the weekend, it may be time to address your drainage concerns. If you have noticed water collected anywhere on your property...

COVID-19 Action Plan

COVID-19 Action Plan

Update Posted: May 13, 2020 We want you to know, as we work together, as a nation to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Austin Drainage + Landscape Development is: Complying with CDC, state and local orders and guidelines, Requiring any team member with a cough or...