Act Now to Minimise the Issue

With the festive season looming, you should be extra aware of any strange sights, sounds or smells relating to your drains.

Looking forward to the festive months? Then you will want to make sure your drains are in full working order too. As the specialists in blocked drains London clients trust, we are here to help.

Christmas is almost here

Festive season is fast approaching, and this one is set to be truly memorable. With COVID-19 putting a dampener on last year’s celebrations, this year is the chance for us all to make up for lost time. Whether you have a big celebration planned or you are going to be enjoying a series of more low-key reunions with your nearest and dearest, you’ll want to make sure that everything in your home is running as it should be. That does include your drains, as unglamorous as that may be!

A blocked drain can cause chaos and could spoil this year’s festivities. So here is what you should be keeping a look out for.

What to look out for

One of the most effective ways to stop a blocked drain in its tracks is to learn what is normal for your home. Once you know which sounds and other quirks are nothing to worry about, you will be much more able to spot something that’s out of the ordinary. Of course, you should get anything that raises your suspicions checked out, but there are certain warning signs point towards a blocked drain specifically. These are as follows:

  • Unpleasant odours coming from drain
  • Slow drainage
  • Raised water levels
  • Gurgling sounds

Whether you have noticed just one of these or several, it’s important that you take action as quickly as possible. It’s highly unlikely that the problem will go away by itself and will instead get worse over time.

Don’t take the DIY approach

Drains keep our homes running as normal. So, with so much at stake, it’s important that you don’t try to tackle a suspected blockage yourself. A lot of the products that promise big results fail to deliver and trying to carry out any kind of manual work on your drains is not recommended. You could further compact the blockage and make things worse, or even damage your drains. We won’t lie – it’s a bit of a messy job too, sometimes! If you want the problem solved quickly, the best thing to do is call out the professionals.

We are here to help

If you think that you have a blocked drain, we are here to help. Out drain unblocking services are some of the most trusted in London and the home counties, and we will come to your assistance as quickly as possible. Once we’re there, we will quickly identify what kind of blockage we are dealing with, and then get to work with our professional grade equipment. Once we have resolved the issue, we’ll provide you with expert advice to help you prevent any future blockages.

Contact us today

We have a 24-hour helpline, so call us on 0800 612 2179 as soon as you notice any signs of a blockage. We will be able to keep your drains clear for the festive season ahead. With no emergency call-outs ruining your celebrations, you will get to enjoy a long-overdue season of cheer.

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