Controlling the areas of your home which have had problems flooding can be improved with strategically placed house gutter and spouting. Many residential properties have areas where large amounts of rainfall can flood and create the problems associated with standing water. We here in Florida have sandy soils but often our spring and summer rains have problems draining as quickly as it accumulates.
Isolate the problem areas and direct the water with large house gutter and spouting. Many times you can also install a drain as simple as crushed rock in these areas to direct standing water. Forced water in the foundation of a sandy soil home can create even bigger problem. Control the water displaced by your home and you can collect this valuable resource and also control low areas which have been a problem with flooding or insects brought on by standing water.