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Sophisticated Drainage for Today’s Open-Plan Home Designs

Sophisticated Drainage for Today’s Open-Plan Home Designs

Stormtech’s Threshold Draingage is a customized drainage system marrying low impact design with modern drainage technology.

One of the more notable trends in today’s home architecture movement is the push towards open-air living, dissolving the traditional barriers between the indoor and outdoor spaces. Yet exposing the home to whims of Mother Nature seems less prudent design and more practical burden.

Rain and waterlogging are a particular bane of open-air designs, exposing indoor spaces to water transgressions, and outdoor surfaces to the erosive effects of ‘ponding’, or undrained water pools.


Enter Threshold Drainage, a specially customised drainage system that marries exquisite low-impact design with excellent drainage possibilities for today’s open-air home designs.

Pioneered by Stormtech, the Threshold rang complements a range of open-plan doorway constructions, and emerges as a hallmark of chic, sleek and practical drainage.

Threshold is a defining example of elegance in simplicity. The low-profile design consists of an external lineal grate, which sits flush beside the doortrack, in precise alignment with the ground surface. An integrated, concealed, subsill collects water flows and condensation around the doorway, conveying it to the external drainage system.


Threshold’s streamlined, low-impact, structure acts as both water barrier and active water conduit, ensuring excellent drainage possibilities between the indoor/outdoor divide.