New Installation, Improvements & Maintenance

Our drainage and waterproofing systems are built to last a lifetime – Guaranteed! Drainage changes over time and hidden issues, like mold & undermining of trees or structures, can cause serious damage. We can optimize & maintain your drainage and waterproofing to keep your home and yard healthy.

We take the time necessary to design smart drainage solutions & improvements with respect to your home, yard & budget.

Kevin Kondas

Kevin Kondas

Owner of Drain Designs

Primary Services Include:

  • Underground Downspout Systems – From existing rain gutter & downspouts.
  • American Drains – Our patented, far-better alternative to french drains with TRANSFERABLE LIFETIME WARRANTY option.
  • French Drains – Our improved versions of french drains, and variants like our Surface / French drains.
  • Driveway – Walkway – Sidewalk drainage.
  • Basement Waterproofing – Keeps water away from basement walls.
  • Foundation Damage Prevention – Foundations are often damaged by poor drainage.

We also perform Drainage System Diagnostics:

Testing, Inspection and Maintenance.

Our drainage systems cost far less than the repairs and depreciation they prevent.

Kevin Kondas

Kevin Kondas

Owner of Drain Designs
At Drain Designs we use the right tools for the job.

Why Every Home, Commercial Building and Landscape can benefit from our Smart Drainage Systems

  • They divert ~200 gallons of water per downspout, per inch of rain, plus other runoff to desired areas away from your foundation. This helps your landscape to better handle the rain that falls directly on it.
  • Our systems drastically reduce depreciation to your home and property caused by erosion, mold, structural damage, and loss of plants and trees due to excess wetness.

Fewer Insects Bugging You, Higher Home Resale Value

  • Our systems help minimize insect pests such as termites, mosquitoes and cockroaches. Good drainage = dryer yard = fewer pests.

  • Our systems increase resale value by providing you with smart drainage, and a Transferable Lifetime Warranty. We can also provide you with a photo gallery and drawing of the system for your records.

What makes our drainage solutions superior?

  • We stand behind our products with lifetime warranties and work hard to keep an impeccable service reputation.
  • We use commercial grade, smooth-walled, American-made PVC pipe throughout our systems – fast flowing, virtually self-cleaning and proven to last over 100 years!
  • Easy access clean-outs on every drain allow for easy testing.
  • We have worked extensively on research and development with engineers, landscapers and builders in the Triangle area to come up with the best drainage solutions for our unique soils & climate.


Just call us, drop us an email or ask Gertie our Advanced AI Drain Designs Personal Tour Guide.

We’ll be happy to answer your questions, and help you determine the best drainage solution for your needs & budget.

*This product is covered by U.S. Patent No. 9,045,874 B1, & Patent No. 10,519,619, PCT No. Pending.

8-Time Super Service Award Winner!

BBB Rating: A+
As of 07/22/2024
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Why Choose Us

We lead the industry with smart, innovative improvements in drainage systems & foundation protection solutions. We work to ensure your satisfaction!

  • 25+ years of experience in rainwater runoff damage prevention.
  • We use only high grade PVC, smooth-walled pipe that is virtually self-cleaning.
  • We offer a transferable Lifetime Warranty.
  • Our systems are easy to inspect, test and maintain.
  • Five-time Angie’s List Super Service Award Winner
  • A+ BBB Rating and great reviews.
  • Our patented *American Drain is superior to french drains.

*This product is covered by U.S. Patent No. 9,045,874 B1, PCT No. Pending.

Service Area

  • Apex, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Cary, Durham, Elon, Fuquay Varina, Hillsborough, Holly Springs, Mebane, Morrisville, Garner, Pittsboro, North Raleigh, NW Raleigh, West Raleigh, SW Raleigh, Central Raleigh, Wake Forest, Willow Spring & More.
  • Not sure about your location? Call us or email us. We travel farther depending on circumstances.