Downspout runoff can cause flooding around the foundation of your house and lead to foundation damage and wood rot. These common problems can be prevented and fixed with a NDS catch basin set under the downspout to catch the water and divert it away from the foundation of your home. Check it out here! http://www.ndspro.com/drainage-systems/catch-basins-and-grates/catch-basins-and-grates-category-overview
Dream backyards don't come together all at once. It takes years of gardening and landscaping to create an oasis right at home. And much like the journey of decorating inside your walls, you usually tackle it in small steps. So while you might have your idea on a professionally-installed patio one day, for now, you can give your yard a little love with a simple DIY garden path.