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What Is A French Drain? How to Install a French Drain

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 4 min read

A French drain is a ditch located on a person’s property, usually in the yard, that prevents stormwater from collecting near a house. This can prevent foundation issues and other water problems. Learn how to install a French drain with a few affordable products.