Earlier this year I went to Las Vegas for a conference and a bit of desert hiking. I was surprised to see so much trench drain. At first, the American Southwest seems an odd place to find trench drain. The land is mostly a wide expanse of desert, the air cool during winter months and […]
Let’s just say it: 1” thick grates aren’t considered heavy duty anymore. Standards change. Architects once specified one inch thick iron grates for loading docks, warehouses and industrial areas. Typically, contractors installed them in an angle iron frame using the old wooden box form method. Why can’t I replace my 1” iron grates? Increased traffic […]
We are the world’s first blog on trench drain! Our goal is to write interesting articles about trench drain systems we come across around the globe. We strive to make each article as descriptive and relatable to both home owners and contractors. Sometimes we focus on particular systems; other times we pick a location and study how trench drain is used on the site.