Benefits of Micro Channel Basement Drain Systems

Benefits of Micro Channel Basement Drain Systems

basement drain systems RILiving in New England, we are susceptible to a variety of weather climates.  Throughout our experience of the four seasons, we have come to realize that two of the four guarantee vast amounts of moisture.  Because the basements of our homes are beneath the ground, ensuring the proper drainage system is crucial to avoid unwanted damage.  The experts at Global Basement Waterproofing offer a variety of options when it comes to basement drain systems in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  One of the many options is micro channel installation.  This type of drainage system can provide many appealing features when considering basement waterproofing options.



Micro channel drains are an affordable option to basement waterproofing.  Often available at many local hardware stores, micro channel drains can be self-installed.  This provides the homeowner with a lower cost option.  Saving on the cost of labor may be budget-friendly, but be sure it outweighs the cons if something were to go wrong.

Easy to Install

If you do opt for self-installation, you may be surprised at the ease of installation.  Although it is not a promise, micro channel can be fairly quick to install.  Channel sections snap together making a seamless drain system.  However, if installed incorrectly you may find yourself with more significant issues to deal with.  Often times product warranty are voided if not installed by a professional.  Similarly, if your basement were to flood, your insurance claim may be denied.


Many times micro channel is manufactured from lightweight materials furthering easy installation.  As long as things go as planned and there are no surprise elements, a quick, professional installation means a smaller cost towards your budget.


Engineered with recessed grate options, micro channel drains substantially improve runoff water in residential areas.  This highly effective method can be combined with other elements such as sump pumps, and perimeter drains to obtain a complete basement drain system in your Rhode Island home.


Contact the team at Global Basement Waterproofing to help make your basement drain system a simple process.  Installed deep under the surface, your new micro channel drain system will provide quality basement waterproofing.  Servicing Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Global Basement is happy to provide free estimates.  Contact them today at (800) 593-2090.