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Installation & Maintenance

Building Your Soakaway - Key Points

Building Your Soakaway - Key Points

Once you have bought your soakaway set, the real fun starts. Its time to begin the installation. Take a look at what you need to consider.

Building Your Ellipse Soakaway Crate (Video)

Building Your Ellipse Soakaway Crate (Video)

Our Rainsmart crates are available flat-packed for easy assembly on site. Watch our video to find out just how easy they are to build.

Ellipse Soakaway Crate Assembly Instructions

Ellipse Soakaway Crate Assembly Instructions

Assembly instructions for your Rainsmart Ellipse Double Soakaway Crate. View information sheet and see installation guide.

Connecting Your Soakaway Sets Together

Connecting Your Soakaway Sets Together

This short video from the PBSL Group explains how best to connect plastic soakaway crates together

Building Your Shallow Soakaway Crate (Video)

Building Your Shallow Soakaway Crate (Video)

Our Rainsmart crates come flat-packed for easy assembly on site. Watch our video to find out just how easy they are to build.

Shallow Soakaway Crate Assembly Instructions

Shallow Soakaway Crate Assembly Instructions

Assembly instructions for your Rainsmart Ellipse Shallow Soakaway Crate. View information sheet and read installation guide.

Building Your 65T Heavy Soakaway Crate (Video)

Building Your 65T Heavy Soakaway Crate (Video)

Our Rainsmart 65T Heavy crates are available flat-packed for building on site. Watch our video to see how they go together.

65T Heavy Soakaway Crate Assembly Instructions

65T Heavy Soakaway Crate Assembly Instructions

Assembly instructions for your 65T Heavy Soakaway Crate System. Take a look and download PDF document.

Installing Plastic Soakaways

Installing Plastic Soakaways

Not quite sure how to correctly install a soakaway system? This article has you covered with everything you need to get set up.

How To Avoid A Blocked Soakaway

How To Avoid A Blocked Soakaway

Find out the how to identify a blocked soakaway and what precautions you can take to avoid it from doing so.

Guides & Reviews

An Introduction to Soakaway Crates (Video)

An Introduction to Soakaway Crates (Video)

Drainage Sales takes a closer look at Plastic Soakaway Crates and gives helpful tips on size, capacity and installation.

Reduce the Risk of Flooding with Soakaways

Reduce the Risk of Flooding with Soakaways

Soakaways are an excellent way of disposing of surface water, and are a great method of flood prevention - find out how here.

Introducing Nero Drainage Cells

Introducing Nero Drainage Cells

An introduction video to Nero Cells and how they can be combined with your soakaway crate for an even more efficient water system.

Silt Trap - a pre-filter for your soakaway

Silt Trap - a pre-filter for your soakaway

An introduction video to the sentinel silt trap, our new product that goes hand in hand with a soakaway crate.

Soakaway Crates For Attenuation

Soakaway Crates For Attenuation

Find out how you can use soakaway crates for attenuation - to reduce the force of stormwater by carefully controlling the level of flow.

Soakaway Crates For Infiltration

Soakaway Crates For Infiltration

Soakaway crates for infiltration - stormwater is fed into the soakaway allowing the water to slowly infiltrate into the surrounding soil

Soakaway Crates For Recycling

Soakaway Crates For Recycling

Using soakaway crates for infiltration, a simple, environmentally friendly way to reduce water use whilst at the same time saving costs

Rainsmart Ellipse Soakaway Crate Data Sheets

Rainsmart Ellipse Soakaway Crate Data Sheets

The data sheet for our Rainsmart Ellipse soakaway crates. Find out all the information you need, from dimensions to storage.

Geotextile Membranes Explained

Geotextile Membranes Explained

Take a look at our Geotextile membranes in closer detail, compare woven and non-woven membranes and applications for each.

Rainsmart (Heavy) Soakaway Crate Data Sheet

Rainsmart (Heavy) Soakaway Crate Data Sheet

This is the data sheet for our Rainsmart (Heavy) Soakaway Crates, it holds all the information you will need, including dimensions and void ratio.

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