Grated Drain Pipe

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The TrenchDrain™ Grated Drainage Pipe System

What It Does:

Many homeowners have contacted us with concerns about water flowing into their home through hatchway entrances and down stairways.

When we encounter this kind of situation, we usually recommend our TrenchDrain Drainage Pipe System.

Advantages To Our System:

  • Grated Openings Collect Flooding Water
  • Removable Lid For Cleaning & Service
  • Designed To Not Create Tripping Hazards
  • Compatible With Our Other Drain Systems
  • Works With Radon Mitigation Systems
  • Includes A Written Lifetime Warranty

TrenchDrain resembles half of a basement drainage pipe, with a grated opening fitted snugly on top. The grate is flush or slightly below the floor, eliminating any tripping hazard.

It is uniquely designed to span doorways, hatchway entrances, and similar entryway doors. Any water passing over the drain is collected through the openings and redirected to your sump pump.

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Our five different French drain systems combine to solve any basement flooding issue -- no matter what that challenges you're facing! To schedule a free, no-obligation drainage pipe installation quote, contact us by phone or e-mail today! Our waterproofing specialists serve throughout our Michigan service area, including Ann Arbor, Warren, Traverse City, Saginaw and nearby.

a hatchway entrance in Gaylord that has been protected from flooding by our TrenchDrain basement drainage system.

Our TrenchDrain System has a removable lid that can be taken off to remove leaves, dirt, or debris that could clog your system.

This drain can also be fitted with a ball-and-cup drain -- making it compatible with an existing radon mitigation system.

When installing this system on hatchway doors, we will generally recommend installing them inside the hatchway entrance (instead of in the basement itself) when possible.

Since the TrenchDrain Drainage Pipe System includes a grated opening, it separates the drain from the basement as much as possible.

Install a Warrantied Drainage Pipe System In Your Home!

Including a section of TrenchDrain in your full-perimeter drainage pipe system does not add any additional cost to the completed waterproofing system. Even if your hatchway isn't leaking now, we recommend installing this system just in case.

We'd like to provide you with a free basement waterproofing quote for your home. Our free quotes are available to homeowners within our Michigan service area and include an on-site inspection, a professional consultation, and a written, customized cost quote. To schedule your free quote, contact us by phone or e-mail today!

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We have 2 locations to better serve Michigan: Livonia & Traverse City

our service area

We serve the following areas

Our Locations:

Foundation Systems of Michigan
32985 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150
1-734-206-2421


Foundation Systems of Michigan
3805 Elmers Industrial Dr
Traverse City, MI 49685
1-231-480-4380