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Three drain blockages which drainage companies can solve

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

There are many reasons why a person may phone a drain cleaning company in London, but perhaps the most common is due to them having a blocked drain. Drains can be blocked by many things, from the inadvertent flushing of a non-disposable item down the toilet, to pipe collapse. However, when you contact a professional […]

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Reasons why drains are blocked

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Blocked and overflowing drainage can be a real cause of concern for homeowners. Many problems with drainage occur when the homeowner fails to take adequate care of the drains within their homes. However, blockages can almost be completely eradicated when a homeowner has a drain maintenance contract in place. The old adage prevention is better […]

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Solving bathroom drain problems

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

One of the most common places to have a waste water drain blockage in the home is in the bathroom. Bathtubs and sinks are used every day and because of this the drainage pipes leading away to the main sewage pipe need to be maintained. A common problem homeowners face in the bathroom is water […]

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Removing drain blockages

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

There are many reasons why a drain may become blocked, but it’s often the case that a homeowner has put an incorrect item into the drainage system. Drainage companies attend countless drain blockages every year where an unsuspecting homeowner has put something untoward into the drainage system. The most common way people do this is […]

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What causes drain blockages?

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

There are many reasons why a drain may become blocked, with a homeowner themselves the likely culprit of the drain blockage. Homeowners don’t realise the consequences of flushing inappropriate items down the toilet, such as nappies or cotton wool buds, and only realise their mistake when they have to phone a local drainage company. Besides […]

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Some easy tips to fix blocked drains

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

The drains that leave a person’s home rarely see any maintenance until a problem occurs, However prevention is always better than cure, so it pays to keep on top of your drain maintenance instead of footing a costly repair bill. If you do have a blocked drain, there are a few things that you can […]

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Leaves cause blocked drainage

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

There are many things that can cause a drain blockage, but at this time of year, most of the problems that drainage engineers face are caused by leaf litter. The accumulation of leaf litter can cause problems for homeowners if they do not keep on top of the leaves that fall from the trees near […]

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Fixing a blocked sink

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

At some point in your life you’ll have to contend with a blocked sink or blocked bath tub. Blocked sinks are a common occurrence faced by thousands of households every year. However, you needn’t panic if you have a blocked sink, as removing the blockage is normally quite simple. When your sink is blocked you […]

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Drain jetting and CCTV survey inspections

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

One of the most difficult parts of a drain cleaning expert’s job is finding out what has caused the drain blockage in the first place. Most of the time drain blockages can be removed simply and easily by using drain jetting. In this process a jet of water is directed down the drain at pressures […]

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Common drain blockage problems

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Blocked drains are a common part of owning your own home. At some point in any homeowner’s life they will have to contend with some sort of drain blockage. Common things which block a drain include grease and fat, hair, silt and leaves. This debris stops the flow of water down the drain and causes […]

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