I am going to fix the drainage issues in my backyard but I need some advice first. When it rains my backyard (specifically at the foundation of my house) gets really wet. I want to divert the water to the BACK of the yard, but I have a few concerns.
1. The yard slopes toward my house
2. The entry door is almost level with the ground, so leveling off the yard would actually cover up the entry with about two feet of dirt.
We're all about doing it ourselves, we're just a little cluess as to what's involved. We'd also like to build a patio with brick, just as an FYI. So, what do we do? Any help is greatly appreciated.