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Driveway Drainage with French drains / Trench drains

Have you experienced a flooded garage or water seeping into your house? Chances are you have a poorly designed driveway.

Ideally, your driveway should be downward sloping away from your house carrying any excess water away from your house (not towards it). This will prevent flooding in your garage or house.

If water is flooding your driveway or house frequently, consider installing driveway drain between your garage and your driveway to prevent your garage from flooding.

 

You can consider installing a french drain or trench drain to solve your problems. 

What is a French drain? 

Invented by the French and popular in France back in the 1800s, a French drain (also known as weeping tile. blind drain, rubble drain, rock drain, drain tile, perimeter drain, land drain, French ditch, sub-surface drain, sub-soil drain or agricultural drain) is a trench filled with rock or gravel or containing a perforated pipe that redirects surface water and groundwater away from an area. A French drain can have perforated hollow pipes along the bottom to quickly vent water that seeps down through the upper gravel or rock.

Depending on the severity of the flooding you have in your driveway, speak to a landscaping expert to advise you on the types of drains you should install to prevent further flooding.

To maintain the aesthetics of your driveway when you install a french drain or trench drain, consider our Jonite range of products where our steel reinforced drain covers (gratings for french drains or trench drains) can blend into the existing interior or exterior landscaping design of your driveway, garage and home.

 

About Jonite - Specialist In Stone Reinforced Grating

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Jonite is your partner in hardscape design. Like you, we recognize the transformational potential of a space.With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and colour, our engaging designs complement your vision or inspire a completely new direction. 

At Jonite, we understand that nothing compares to the feeling you get when you bring your vision to life, and Jonite is here to partner you in making that happen. In creating your architectural masterpiece, Jonite delivers aesthetically pleasing, durable and sustainable solutions.

Incorporating the beauty of stone into your design no longer involves compromising on quality, durability or vision. Jonite stone-reinforced solutions, with their proprietary innovative technology, provide strength and aesthetic beauty in any shape, texture or colour.

Furthermore, Jonite products and designs are fully customizable, so you can bring a fresh vision to landscapes, interiors, and driveways, transforming ordinary surroundings into a unique expression that celebrates your creativity and display your passion. Choose Jonite stone-reinforced solutions to enhance your architectural imaginings with the unparalleled beauty of stone.

Download our brochure to find out more about us:

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The Jonite Story

Jonite Stone Reinforced Gratings

The majesty of natural stone is perhaps best expressed by the magnificence of the stone castles of England. Inspired by the rustic appeal of natural stone, we wondered if the material could be used to make functional and beautiful grates.

Yet, the sheer cost of using thick slabs of natural stone proved to be commercially unviable. Natural stone, although having aesthetic appeal, was too weak and unreliable to satisfy safety standards and requirements. A new solution had to be found.

In 1994, Jonite pioneered the world’s first reinforced decorative stone grating. Incorporating the beauty of stone with uncompromising load bearing strength, the marriage of aesthetics and performance remained unchallenged in the industry.

Inspired by the rustic appeal of natural stone, Jonite was developed through years of extensive research and development, leading edge technology and driven by a team of dedicated and passionate personnel.

With over 20 years of being a manufacturer of architectural and decorative stone grates, Jonite is your partner in hardscape design. At Jonite, we recognize the transformational potential of space. With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and color, our engaging designs complement the vision of international architects and designers.

Today we are proud to offer you the durability, sustainability and sheer beauty of natural stone with Jonite. Jonite aims to protect the environment by incorporating at least 30% recycled content in our products. The use of Jonite in place of steel and cast iron will contribute to the lowering of carbon emissions from the steel and iron work industries worldwide.

Jonite is your partner in green and sustainable design. Green Label certified Jonite meets the Singapore Environment Council's requirements for 30% or more recycled content. In the drive towards sustainable construction, the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore Green Mark scheme recognises the use of Green Label certified products and awards merit points for their usage.

Download Jonite's Reinforced Stone Grating Product Catalog:
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Jonite Decorative Grates

Download our brochure below for Jonite's decorative grates (decorative grating), trench grates (trench gratings), basin grates (basin gratings), mini grates (mini gratings)

Download our brochure on our range of Jonite decorative grates:

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About Jonite

 

Jonite - The Landscaping Expert

We are passionate about landscaping architecture and we completely recognize the feeling of fulfillment when a vision - an aspiration is brought to life via unrelenting time and effort. 

 

Our purpose is to partner our clients in making your visions and dreams an actuality. We create landscapes that require a fine harmony between functional requirements while at the same time conserving the beauty of nature.Jonite brings the sensory and practical qualities of stone to your landscapes, imparting a visually soft visual appeal which feels magnificent to the touch. There is no better approach to have the best of both worlds in function and form apart from teaming up with Jonite. Our designers work with your vision, moved by shapes and contours of the landscape to develop functional and durable channel grates, sump covers, tree grates and pool grates that serve to bolster the beauty of the surroundings. Touching this matte finish seems like stroking the curves of 100% natural stone, transforming spaces into displays for elegant material inspired by nature.

 

Jonite's Collection of Grating Products

 Channel/ Trench Drain Grates

Our channel drain grates (trench drain grates) have redefined the notion of gratings in the architectural industry. With Jonite, architects and designers can now feature unlimited design features into landscape design with our drainage gratings. Channel drain cover is used commonly in the United Kingdom and in the United States, channel drain grating is commonly known or referred to as "trench grilles", "trench drainage grate", "trench drain cover", "trench grate", "trench grating" and "trench cover"

 

Creative Grates (Drain Covers)

Our Creative grates come in 4 types - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A vast range of designs for architects to select from. Custom design solutions available.

 

Floor Traps (Floor Grates)

The world's first stone homogenous floor drain cover was developed by Jonite. We strive to design floor drain covers that match any type of floorings. Large range of colours readily available for every floor types.

 

Swimming Pool Grates

A lot more than just a facility, swimming pools are a part of any beautiful landscape, Jonite designs and completes your ideal swimming pool with our natural looking swimming pool grates. Low water absorption and superb slip resistance.

 

Outdoor Street Furniture

Created and designed for nature parks and open spaces. we make every effort to offer a new idea of street furniture by challenging the perception of traditional massive and heavy stone furniture. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, ergonomic and versatile in design.

 

Sump Grates/ Storm Drain Covers

Our Jonite Sump Covers provide functionality, style, and security and are crafted to be utilized on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage. Our Sump covers come in a Wide range of standard sizes.

 

Toilet Grates (shower/ bathroom floor drain gratings).

Redefining how public lavatories are seen, our variety of toilet gratings (shower/ bathroom grates) come along with natural stone textures and contemporary designs. Toilet landscape design revolutionized by our ideas.

 

Tree Grates

With our wide variety of tree gratings that are readily available in a large collection of sizes, designs, and shapes, our tree grates integrate readily into any metropolitan landscape. With Jonite tree grates, you can readily emboss a corporate insignia or municipal logo right onto the tree grates in your setting, giving an exclusive image to the location.

 

USA Decorative Grates

All our Jonite USA decorative grates (trench gratings) have adjoining patterns crafted to perfectly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also created to conform with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards.

 

Ventilation Grilles

Our unique material combined with our originality makes it possible for enable us maximum design flexibility to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles horizontally or vertically.

 

Jonite Gratings Design Customisation

We can customise and create any grating products to your landscaping needs. The flexibility of customization in our special material allows our products to be used in any environment, indoor and outdoors. Find out more about our custom design services.

 

Creative Gratings (Drain Covers)

Our Creative grates come in 4 types - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A wide selection of designs for architects to choose from. We aim to design floor drain covers that fit into any type of floorings. Made and designed for nature parks and open spaces. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, versatile and ergonomic in design.

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