Although our drains can be designed without a catch basin they are definitely recommended. Catch Basins and strainer baskets make the cleaning process simpler and more efficient. Not to mention if you were to drop anything unwanted into the drain (keys, ring, etc.) without a catch basin, they would be almost impossible to retrieve.
An oil or grease interceptor is used to separate the water from the oil before it can reach the sewer.
Strainer baskets are always recommended to easily remove any unwanted debris from going to sewer.
This completely depends on the application the drain is being used for. For instance, a food processing facility during the wash down process will need to empty the catch basin more often than a drain installed in a residential garage.
Cleaning a Slot Drain takes only minutes per 10 foot section of drain. Cleaning is considerably faster if a Flush Flo or Clean in Place application has been installed in the drainage system.
Stainless steel drainage systems are compatiable with any cleaning product and is corrosive resistant. For fiberglass and galvanized drainage systems, only chemicals the do not have an extreme high/low ph can be used.
Yes, the drains will come with all the hardware needed. The bodies are also pre-assembled. Wooden stakes are recommended for adding stability to the drain while pouring concrete, but not provided.
A plumber and concrete contractor are always recommended but the drains have also been used in DIY projects numerous times.
To choose the right drain for landscaping applications, begin by asking yourself some questions about where the drain will and how be used. Such as, will there be any heavy loading running over the drains? Any harsh chemicals? Where will the drain be located (by a pool, under stairs etc.)? What kind of flooring will be used (paving stones, stamped concrete)? Each question will help to determine the best product for your needs. If you are still unsure, contact our drainage consultants today.