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Ductile Iron Grates for the Polycast 600/700 Systems

DrainageKits.com is proud to be carrying Polycast 600 and 700 series kits as well as two popular ductile iron grates.

Hubbell makes a number of cast and ductile iron grates for their 6” wide, pre-sloped trench drain systems, Polycast 600 and 700.  The most common ductile iron gratings are the standard slotted grate (641D) and the heel-proof, transverse slotted (675HD).

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And, to celebrate the new addition of these products, we are offering the 641D slotted grate and the 675HD transverse slotted grate at an introductory sale price!

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Drainagekits.com Photo Contest Winners

The votes have been counted!

Thank you to all who contributed photos to our first DrainageKits.com Photo Contest! It was a difficult decision because of the great quality of all of the entries. Our home is our favorite place to relax in the warmer months . Whether you are enjoying a peaceful evening with a loved one or holding a neighborhood get together, outdoor spaces can be functional and decorative. Our contest winners display wonderful examples that will have you dreaming of your own ideas!
Announcing our Photo Contest Winners!

1st Place ~ Jon Ross

Decorative Aluminum drainage grates for NDS Mini Channel
Jon Ross used our aluminum grates in the Raindrop pattern for NDS Mini Channel to help transform his Virginia patio into a picturesque getaway to escape from the daily grind.


2nd Place ~ Jim Arnold

cast iron grates - Interlaken pattern by Iron Age
MEArin 100 channel with Iron Age Interlaken grates easily handles water and light vehicle traffic.  APEX’s Jim Arnold made the right choice to give the courtyard a rustic feel. This stone cottage on Catawba Island near Lake Erie is ready for summer rains.


3rd Place ~ Brandon Skinner

Decorative cast iron drainage grates for NDS Mini Channel
Brandon Skinner of Skinner Landscape Design chose the Iron Age decorative Interlaken grate (with our Baked on Oil Finish) to add a fashionable look to this Indiana patio project.  Brandon chose NDS Mini Channel and used bottom outlets so piping was not an issue when placing the stones.


Congratulations!

Winners will receive a gift certificate to be used at DrainageKits.com.
First Place $100, Second Place $50, Third Place $25.

Honorable Mentions include:

James Worden

Decorative cast iron drainage grates for NDS catch basins
James Worden’s new driveway looks great in this Massachusetts project. Featuring an NDS catch basin with an Iron Age grate in the Interlaken pattern, James is ready for any water runoff.


Ken Staggs

Drain by pool using NDS Mini Channel
Ken’s new pool is ready for fun. He can relax in his Florida home knowing that any water heading towards his house will be handled by the NDS Mini Channel drain outside his doors.

Thank you for all of the wonderful photos!

Drainage Solutions for your Home

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Now Available: 3″ Kits with Bronze & Aluminum Grates

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DrainageKits.com now stocks 3 inch wide bronze and aluminum grates, sold individually and in patio drainage kits!

Aluminum deco Rain Drop grates 3inch for NDS Mini Channel
Aluminum deco Rain Drop grates 3inch for NDS Mini Channel

Bronze and aluminum grates by Trench Drain Systems fit perfectly into the 3 inch Mini Channel plastic trench drain. This new decorative grate enhances patios, decks and pools.

With ornamental metal grates available in slotted and decorative patterns, you can drain your patio in style. A step above our decorative plastic offering, aluminum grates are lightweight yet enduring. Sturdier bronze grates give your project a new air of sophistication.

Learn about Mini Channel Kits

We started offering complete Mini Channel kits because the system is so customizable and easy to work with. Why wouldn’t homeowners and landscapers love it?

Mini Channel Kit w/Bronze grates - slotted - natural finish
Mini Channel Kit w/Bronze grates – slotted – natural finish

Mini Channel kits feature straight walls with a hollow, honeycomb architecture. Channels join to one another via couplers, which ensures a smooth connection that promotes drainage without catching debris.

Over time we expanded grating options that fit the 3 inch channel drain. Now you can purchase a landscaping drain kit with decorative plastic, cast iron, aluminum or bronze grates. For bigger projects, give our partners, Trench Drain Systems, a call (610-638-1221).

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Pro Series Kits: Quick and Easy Patio Drains

NDS Pro Series 5 light traffic replacement grates

Looking for an affordable drainage kit that’s stronger than your standard patio channel drain?

NDS 764 Pro Series 3 drainage kit
Pro Series 3 Kit

Try the 3 inch Pro Series kit by NDS. With a deeper channel than the Mini Channel system, the 3 inch Pro Series captures more water. Each kit is 1 meter (40″) long with end caps and outlet included. Every channel features an optional bottom knockout for outlet pipe placement.

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NDS Pro Series 5

Or, upgrade your patio drain to a 5 inch Pro Series kit. This larger channel drain will catch higher water volume than other patio drains. 90-degree and 45-degree angles extend the run and allow a wider ranger of possibilities for channel design.

One of the perks of choosing Pro Series channel kits is the gripping ribs located every 4 inches along channels. The extra surface area helps hold the drain in the concrete long after installation.

Just need a replacement grate for an existing 5 inch Pro Series drain? DrainageKits.com also offers 5 in. slotted plastic grates in all six colors: white, gray, black, green, sand and brick red. If you need a decorative upgrade, you can find it here.

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Z884: A Stylish Patio Solution

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Zurn Z884 channel w/cast iron grate
Zurn Z884 channel w/cast iron grate

DrainageKits.com now offers the Zurn Z884, a 4.75 inch wide low profile channel drain, with cast iron or stainless steel top covers. It’s your simple, stylish solution to everyday patio drainage problems.

Why pick a Z884 Patio Kit?

  • It’s made from HDPE, so it’s lightweight an non-absorbent.
  • Channels fit together with a tongue-and-groove mechanism. Simple!
  • It’s wide enough to catch all your water and shallow enough for no-hassle installations.
  • You choose between a sleek perforated steel or the sturdy slotted iron cover.
Zurn Z884 channel w/perforated-stainless steel grate
Zurn Z884 channel w/perforated-stainless steel grate

The perforations on the stainless steel cover help prevent leafy debris from entering the channel drain. Meanwhile, the properties of the stainless steel grate prevent rust and corrosion. Weather exposure and pool treatments won’t bring this channel drain down.

Installation is a cinch. Just follow the instructions we send with the kit!

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Try Our New Landscaping Pipe Grates!

NDS 970 9inch black square grate

Anise-4in-dia-on-elbowDrainageKits.com is excited to offer a growing selection of NDS landscaping pipe grates for lawns and gardens … just in time for Spring!

Eliminate standing water with 8” or 9” square grates that connect directly to PVC piping. Or, keep your pipe grates protected from rogue lawnmowers by installing an NDS atrium grate on top of your piping.

NDS 420 Pop-Up Drainage Emitter
NDS 420 Pop-Up Drainage Emitter

Pipe grates help turn harmful lawn runoff into a water source. Use standing water to hydrate the yard where it needs it most by connecting to a Pop-Up Emitter. Pop-Up Emitters open with hydrostatic pressure and close once the flow lessens, preventing grass clippings and leafy debris from entering the drainage pipes. It’s a low-key drainage solution your lawn will thank you for.

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Introducing our New Driveway Drainage Kit

DrainageKits.com now offers a 5 inch Driveway Drainage Kit!

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5 inch Driveway Drainage Kit

The cost effective 5 inch channel drain kit is a great choice for homeowners and contractors alike.  With a durable construction, the 5 inch driveway drain kit is ideal for residential yards, pools and light commercial applications.

The interlocking components of our 5 inch driveway trench drain enable quick, easy connections. Each 4-foot-long section comes with a reversible ADA compliant grate, which can either be laid flat or flipped for a domed top surface.

Each 4-foot-long channel can be joined together to build a longer run or cut down in 12 inch increments.  Four drainage ports on each segment enable 3″ and 4″ Sch. 40 or 4″ SDR 35 connections.

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Our 5 inch Driveway Drainage kit isn’t just a great design. It’s engineered with a smooth installation in mind.  Each channel segment includes eight (8) anchor positions for easy rebar attachment during installation.  There won’t be any floating when you install this drain.

At DrainageKits.com we pride ourselves on making driveway trench drains easy.  That means each 5 inch Driveway Drainage Kit ships complete with all the hardware necessary to fasten the grates and secure interlocking pieces.  With optional 90-degree corners and T-sections available on site, there is no need to visit the hardware store if you buy from DrainageKits.com!

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Driveway trench drain install on corner of driveway

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New DrainageKits.com Store Open For Business

The much needed overhaul is now complete and our new DrainageKits.com store is open!

We invite you to look around to see the changes.
We have added several new categories:

  • Catch Basin Parts
  • Mini Channel Parts
  • Spee-D Channel Parts

You will also notice many new products – to name a few:

  • Jonite® Catch Basin Grates
  • Atrium Catch Basin Grates
  • Mini and Spee-D channel 45°, 90°, Tee, and Cross channel sections
  • Bigger selection of Cast Iron channel grates by Iron Age and NDS
  • Polyloefin slotted catch basin grates
  • Cast Iron Slotted Grates
  • Galvanized Steel Grates

We welcome your questions and comments.  Can’t find what you’re looking for? Just drop us a line here. We look forward to hearing from you!

Thanks for stopping by and come back soon!  We look forward to helping you with your drainage needs.

The DrainageKits.com Staff

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