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Friday, November 30th, 2012

The drains which leave domestic and commercial properties and the public sewers which carry the waste to sewage treatment works across the city of London do not always work without problems. In fact, because most of London’s drainage system was built over one hundred years ago the drainage experts across the capital find themselves battling […]

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CCTV drainage survey in London

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Perhaps the most difficult part of a drainage engineer’s job is finding out where a sewer is blocked. Most drainage engineers will resort to a using drain jetting equipment when a blockage occurs in the hope that the high pressure jet of water is powerful enough to blast though the clog. However if jetting fails […]

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Why CCTV surveys are so important

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

One of the tools that drainage experts use to tackle blockages in sewers and drains is the CCTV survey. Blocked or damaged drains can cause serious problems, which can be a real headache for homeowners. In the worst case scenario raw sewage can actually enter homes and can cause a significant amount of damage. What […]

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The CCTV survey is a great drain maintenance tool

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Due to their size and their location, it is simply not possible to view the inside of many drains in the city of London. However, if you use CCTV survey equipment, this can give you images of the inside of the drainage pipes so the site of a blockage can be found. CCTV surveys in […]

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Stopping roots entering the drainage system

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

One of the most common problems which drainage engineers face is root intrusion. When a drainage pipe is cracked or damaged roots find their way into the pipe and then quickly multiply. When this happens the waste flowing through the pipe finds it difficult to pass which eventually results in a drain blockage. If you […]

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Checking for drainage problems before you buy a new house

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Buying a house can be fraught with anxiety. There’s so much paperwork to do and so many things to be aware of that it’s easy to miss something important. Most of us who buy a house need to have some sort of survey done, either for the mortgage company or just so we can see […]

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Finding roots and viewing images

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

One of the most common blockages that drain cleaning companies in London find is caused by the infiltration of roots into the pipe network. Roots work there way into the pipe network through the small cracks in the pipe’s structure. And once they find an easy source of water they quickly multiply, blocking the drain. […]

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Drain assessment using video footage

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Over the past few decades, drain repair methods have improved beyond comprehension. Where in the past a problem with a faulty drain would have led to the drain being excavated and replaced, there are now a whole host of different solutions drainage companies can use to instigate a drain repair. One of the recently used […]

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CCTV drain survey – reasons for its increasing popularity

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Drains and sewer systems get blocked due to different objects like food waste, oil and grease build-ups in drains, etc. These are some items that are mostly used near or poured into the kitchen basin. Besides this, structural defects can also cause drain blockage problems. As time passes, poor joints can get weak and create […]

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Drainage inspections for mortgage applications

Friday, October 1st, 2010

With the economy feeling the backlash of the economic downturn, it is becoming increasingly difficult to obtain a mortgage. And while in the past the banks and building societies were ‘throwing’ money at applicants, they are now taking the responsibility of money lending more seriously. If you have applied for a mortgage on a property, […]

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