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Storm Drainage Services in Durham & Chapel Hill, NC

Chapel Hill experiences more than its share of rain, which means that flooding is always a possibility. One of the means used to combat flooding is a storm drain, designed to handle run-off on your property and safely remove it before it causes you any inconveniences. Storm drains can be vital to your home during the wet season, especially when connected to a more extensive system consisting of gutters and downspouts on your property. But without proper care and maintenance, those systems will quickly become clogged with debris, eliminating their usefulness and leaving you with one soggy problem.

We offer a host of different services in regards to storm drain systems.  From a new install to repairs, we have you covered.

If your property is feeling a little waterlogged lately and you need some expert help to dry off, then give us a call today. Our staff is standing by to answer all of your questions!


Like a lot of plumbing operations, storm drainage services can encompass a wide array of products and services, and not all of them are suited to the unique needs of your home. In some cases, it may mean the installation of new rain gutters to protect the sides of your home by carefully funneling rainwater away from your house. In other cases, it could mean installing a drainage pipe system, designed to connect to the sewer system and keep your property from becoming flooded. But whether big or small, every project needs a trained professional to help.


Different homes have different requirements, and a one–size–fits–all–approach is usually a big mistake when it comes to storm drainage services. You need a company that’s going to evaluate your property and apply the right solution to the problem. If you simply need your rain gutters freed of clogs, there’s no reason to monkey around with another part of the system. The more you can rely on a trusted plumbing service to handle that, the better off you’ll be.


When it comes to storm drainage services, you can’t wait until the middle of a downpour to address a problem. That’s why Bud Matthews Services can come to your home and perform routine maintenance services on your storm drainage system, as well as making recommendations for any upgrades you may want to be installed. That way, your system is kept up to date.  You can rest easy when the rains fall, knowing that your property has been serviced and maintained by the very best. If storm flooding is a problem on your property, then contact us without delay. We’ll show you the best ways to eliminate those concerns for good!

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We recognize that our services are of a special and often emergency nature, and we remain fully committed to fulfilling the needs of our community even as potential demand for our services may increase with more families either choosing to or being required to remain home for extended periods of time. More importantly, the safety of our employees and customers is always our highest priority, and we recognize that heightened diligence and focus on health and safety is required during these challenging times. We are actively monitoring updates from the CDC, WHO and local health officials; and we have been proactively and continually implementing measures and developing plans to prioritize the health and well-being of our employees and customers. Including:

  • Equipping all technicians with masks, gloves, and disinfectants.
  • Social distancing – Avoid handshakes and limit direct contact with customers during their visit.
  • Requiring technicians to clean all surfaces with disinfectants before and after performing work.
  • Requiring all employees to stay home if they are experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing or fever.