What You Need to Know About Water Management

Posted September 8, 2022 in Blog, Decks, Patio and Walkway, Pool

The need for water management seems to become more apparent when considering a new outdoor living space in Upper Saucon Township, Pennsylvania especially when you are installing a structure like a new pool, new deck, or new patio. It is of utmost importance to manage water runoff so it doesn’t cause extensive damage such as flooded basements or flooding out your neighbor’s properties.

We know that sustainable water management focuses on reducing runoff and improving water quality. This is why we are sharing three things you need to know about water management when building your new outdoor living space:

  • Proper water management will keep your pool cleaner

Understanding how the water flows on your property is essential when building your new inground pool in Upper Saucon Township. Thoroughly planning for and inspecting the layout of your property’s drainage system can prevent expensive disasters and eliminate safety issues while ultimately keeping your new inground pool in Upper Saucon Township cleaner.

We know that the proper drainage swales will help ensure that the water in your new inground pool remains clean while protecting your new investment. This is why we take water management into consideration while creating your backyard transformation. Planning ahead will help prevent excess water and debris from flowing into your pool and encroaching on your new patio or puddling in areas you don’t want it to.

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  • Proper water management will protect your home

The way water runs on your property should be addressed when a new home is built. However, that is not always possible, especially if you purchased a pre-owned home and inherited a set of conditions. But, luckily if you choose the right partner to help you build a new outdoor living space in Upper Saucon Township you could eliminate expensive problems like water in your basement.

Water management can be stressful, time-consuming, and damaging to your property. No one wants their brand-new outdoor living space to be full of water or mud. We use our 30 years of project management experience to help you navigate water management for your new outdoor living space.

  • Proper water management will fix a muddy backyard 

If standing water is an issue on your property, let your outdoor living designer know! Extending your existing and proposed downspouts to daylight into the lawn will help the water slowly release back into the aquifer. But without the right design, plan, and build partners you could end up wasting money on solutions that don’t provide the right results.

We know that you don’t want to deal with mud in your new outdoor living space. This is why we help you design your new outdoor living space with features that will minimize mud, create proper water flow and mitigate any issues that may arise without a proper water management plan.

Designing and building a new outdoor living space should be an exciting experience, but we get that you don’t want to work with a contractor that will waste your money and you don’t want to get stuck wasting your valuable time managing multiple crews, contracts, permit applications, and other important details.  You are not alone!

At MasterPLAN, we have partnered with hundreds of homeowners – just like you – to eliminate the stress and hassle when transforming your backyard into an outdoor living space in the Lehigh Valley.  We make your unique journey stress-free by using our award-winning design/build process to handle all communication with your HOA and township, develop your plans, obtain your building permits, manage any and all engineering, schedule your inspections and so much more!

Here’s how to do it:

Call: Schedule your meeting!

Collaborate: Create your perfect plan!

Construction: With an approved design, construction starts!

Celebrate: Raise a toast to your transformed home and the new life that comes from it!


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