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DIY - how to hand form a trench drain

We get asked "how to form a concrete trench drain" quite often. People often think that they will save a lot of money forming a poured in place concrete trench drain. A good old fashioned hand formed concrete trench drain is labor intensive but very flexible in terms of design. The contractor can easily adjust width, depth, slope, and add almost any feature desired. The down side to hand forming a concrete trench drain is that it takes skill and time to get it right. On this page I will give some of the basics of how to form a concrete trench drain. We also sell the frames and grates to make a hand formed trench drain. If you are not sure you have the skill to form a concrete trench dr

Is Dura Trench different?

I was recently asked by a plumbing contractor what makes your trench drain product better than any other? It has been a while since I have been asked this question. When you live daily with the best trench drain product, you start to assume everyone knows why your product is better. Let's take a deeper look at why every contractor should consider using Dura Trench: Long sections - The Dura Trench drain comes in 8' long sections. Less sections means less pieces to deal with and a straighter trench. Rigid installation devices - The metal installation brackets that are factory attached don't require you to assemble them and won't break off. They are strong and actually hold the product whe

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