ACO drains are specifically designed channels or gullies that filter excess water around your home exterior and therefore prevent flooding. Find out more about the the cost of installing an aco drain system.
Aco drainage channels come with very specific designs, and have the ability to easily prevent water from accumulating around a house. The decision of installing ACO drains can be proven very useful in particular if your house is located in a slope and in a part of the UK with very frequent sessions of flash floods such as the south-West Britain and North-East part of Britain. In addition, there is provision for installation of ACO drain channels internally too, in a wet-room or a bathroom. This process comes handy when a house has poor ventilation.
Aco drain channels prices
Aco drain prices vary depending on the quality of the system that you want to go for. Bellow you can see several examples sources from several online stores
Manthorpe Linear Pavement Drain, 1 metre: £7.99 + VAT
Manthorpe Domestic Channel Drainage, 3 metres : 29.99 + VAT
Manthorpe Domestic Channel Bulk Deal ,48 metres : £311.52 + VAT
ACO Raindrain Domestic Channel Drain, 1m x 118mm x 97mm : £9.34 + VAT
ACO drain installation cost (labour)
There is no easy way to determine exact cost of ACO drain installation, as different factors can affect the cost of installation.
Factors Influencing the cost of an ACO drainage installation:
It should come as absolutely no surprise that the quality and kind of material you decide to end up buying will trigger the cost factor to a great extent.
Size : There is the aspect of size of the job too; the aco drain installation cost per metre is usually slightly smaller if the drain is bigger in size and lower if the drain is only a few metres.
Area: Another factor that is considered as a large determinant of cost of ACO installation is the area you live in. That is, if you live in a big cities such as London or Manchester, expect to may more as drain installation professionals/companies tend to charge more.
Internal vs External: The installation of ACO drains internally is a complicated process when compared to an external aco drains installation job (for example driveway drainage). Therefore, you may have to pay a little more if the installation is internal.
Quality: The quality of the ACO drain system that will select, will affect the overall cost of the installation, as the price can vary significantly.
Company/Contractor: Several drain installation companies/contractor charge more if they have a good reputation. Large companies also usually charge more as they have more expenses to cover (stuff, offices, transportation, specialized equipment etc.)
Your daily work will not be affected, and the chance of water entering your house is almost zero. The only thing you need to make sure is that you go for a very well-qualified professional drainage installation service that can handle the job careully! Do not try to save too much money on installation charges by hiring someone who is not competitive at all. Such a practice will most likely force you to spend extra money in future due to an inferior quality of job done.