Don't Get in Deep Water with Your Foundation

Foundation repair is a huge business in Dallas – Fort Worth! This is due to the fact that most of our homes are built on expansive clay soil. Geat ahead of foundation damage, don't become a statistic!

Foundation Watering Systems – Dallas Fort Worth Foundation Irrigation

Hint: Too much or too little moisture can lead to major foundation damage

Foundation repair is a huge business in Dallas – Fort Worth! This is due to the fact that most of our homes are built on expansive clay soil. During the hot summer months, the lack of moisture causes the soil surrounding your home’s foundation to shrink. You may notice voids or gaps beneath your concrete slab. Soil pulling away from the concrete slab is an indication that your home requires a type of drip irrigation known as a foundation watering system. Remember, the key to foundation stabilization is BALANCE.

Don’t become a statistic in the BILLION DOLLAR foundation industry.

Smart Watering is an automated watering schedule that uses information about environmental conditions to ensure your plants get the optimum amount of water. Evaporation will draw moisture from your landscape, while rainfall and irrigation will add moisture. Understanding these conditions allows Hydrawise Smart Controller to decide when the time is right to water your garden.

What Is The Biggest Contributing Factor To The Excessive Movement Of Foundations?

The supporting clay soils beneath most of our homes expand and contract with moisture, similar to how a sponge reacts to water.

There Are Two Types Of Damage That Occur From Foundation Movement:


Smaller, less-noticeable hairline cracks around doors and windows. More or less apparent, depending on the season.


Non-operational doors, window separation and/or larger cracks in the foundation, walls and brick.

What is the Solution?

This soil expansion and contraction process can be minimized by maintaining:

Proper Drainage

The right drainage around the home during the rainy season

Balanced Moisture

Balanced soil moisture around and beneath the home

Every Drop Counts

Since 1971, everyone on our Lee Engineering team has dedicated themselves to being leaders in irrigation, drainage, foundation preservation and water conservation technologies. As the pioneering foundation watering system company in Texas, we have applied our expertise in structural forensics to develop the ideal foundation watering system designed to minimize the movement of home foundations across North Texas.


Concentrated specific moisture rates at the foundation increase foundation stabilization


Unbalanced, low yield moisture rates can lead to foundation movement.

At Lee Engineering, we always recommend homeowners have a plan to maintain the integrity of their home’s foundation. Here are a few crucial steps to help minimize foundation movement:

What You Do Today Will Affect Your Foundation Tomorrow


Implement a foundation watering system around your home to maintain consistent soil moisture levels year round.


Water trees and shrubs during extended dry periods to avoid excessive soil moisture loss around your home.


Ensure proper soil grading around your home to maintain positive drainage away from the foundation.


Install a roof guttering system to control soil erosion and reduce the concentration of water near the foundation.

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Lee's Custom Designed Foundation Watering System

For over 50 years, LEE has delivered long-lasting, quality solutions for homeowners in need. With an engineer-trained team, you can trust us to design and install a foundation watering system that ensures the moisture content around the foundation stays constant, your lawn stays green and you keep more of your hard earned money in your wallet.


Yes! Proper pressure regulation results in significant water savings by reducing flow, reducing misting, and improving the distribution uniformity. This is even more important and the savings are even greater when your current system is broken and/or not working properly. After a repair you will see significant benefit all around.

With our Smart Watering that is never a question you will need to think about. Turning off your watering system after rain isn’t something you should have to worry about. Prevent overwatering and water waste by installing a system that connects to your local weather.

Knowing how long to water isn’t always the easiest thing to figure out. Let smart irrigation technology make those decisions easier by automatically adjusting watering time based off temperature, and rainfall both past and future!

Smart irrigation systems give you the ability to make adjustments to your watering schedule and test for leaks using your mobile app.

FREE! Our quotes are always free. If you want us to come evaluate your needs for drainage or irrigation solutions, call us today to set up an appointment for a free estimate!

We asses areas of your property that stay wet over long periods, adversely affecting appearance and usability. We implement creative solutions such as grading with low-profile inlets, grass swale, retaining walls, french and channel drains, and more!

We create a custom plan to maintain the integrity of every home’s foundation. To help minimize foundation movement we can do several things like implementing a foundation
watering system, water trees and shrubs during extended dry periods, ensure proper soil grading around your home, install guttering systems to control soil erosion and reduce the concentration of water near the foundation.

Our mission at LEE is to provide the highest level of expertise in the utilization of one of our most protected resources, water. We do this by cost-effectively manipulating how we use the water we need, and by getting rid of the bad drainage water that wreaks havoc on the foundation of our homes.

our clients loves us

Lee Sprinkler, Drainage, and Foundation Preservation Company fixed my drainage problem on the side of my house. They were very professional, backed up their work, and were there on the day they committed. They did an excellent job, and my drainage issue is now resolved.

Candy N

Arlington, TX

“It’s always a problem to know who to call for repairs around our house. But we are so pleased we called Lee Engineering. The two gentlemen you sent to repair our system did an outstanding job for us in a pleasant and professional manner,”

Wayne K

North TX

“Your men always patiently answer all of my many questions and are careful to show me what repairs are made. Thanks – we can’t have this property maintained without you,”

Lisa G

Grapevine, TX