Burying your downspout is a quick and easy way to control the active run-off collected from the precipitation that falls or melts from your house. A buried downspout helps mitigate water pooling and collecting against your basement, reduces soil displacement, keeps the downspouts from suffering impact damage, and gives your property a more finished look. However, there are many misconceptions about this process. But just what are the five most common myths about burying your downspout?
Author: J Fisher
J. Fisher has been an independent owner/operator in the landscape industry for the past 25 years. He has worked as a safety consultant for a number of large commercial entities, going on to develop and author said company's safety manuals. He has been a professional writer of technical articles and fiction for almost 30 years.