Strip drains work similarly to how a point drain works i.e water flows into the drain and flows down using gravity to remove the water into a waste water pipe.
A strip drain is a long narrow drain that can be installed against a wall or centrally located. They are also known as linear drains, trench drains, grate drains and channel drains.
The two main types of strip drain are:
Our recent blog post covering Strip Drain Installation explains the steps in summary below:
Strip drains can be used in just about any area where water needs to be drained. This includes:
A French Drain removes water underground. A Strip Drain is used to remove water from a surface area such as a bathroom shower, or patio/balcony or Swimming Pool surrounds.
Now you’ve discovered how versatile and practical Strip Drains are, contact our friendly team today to learn more about using strip drains for your next building or renovation project.