Contractor Builds Stairs out of Cast Iron Grating

Check out this beautiful south Hollywood stairwell constructed by Agave Designs, a creative construction company based in Los Angeles, California that primarily works with design firms. After speaking with the project designers, project manager Chris Walters and his boss constructed this South Hollywood nightclub stairwell using leather belts and 6” wide cast iron grates to …

Made in America: Polycast Trench Drain

Polycast is a leading American manufacturer of polymer concrete trench drains and high volume fiberglass drainage systems. Started in Fargo, North Dakota almost 32 years ago, Polycast grew its line of drainage products and became an instrumental part of the U.S. trench drain industry. The company’s product offerings recently expanded after Hubbell, a multinational company …

Pardon my French (Drain)

How do French drains and trench drains differ? Many people – including contractors! – aren’t aware of the difference between trench and French drain.  There is a significant difference between the two, and we’ll explore it with some general information below about the types of drains.  But first, and generally speaking, French drains are used …