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Drainage pipe liner repairs

Monday, November 14th, 2011

If a drainage pipe was found to be damaged, it used to be the case that the pipe would need to be excavated and replaced. This would not only take a great deal of time, it would also cause a great deal of inconvenience to the area directly around the drain. However, excavation is no […]

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Trenchless technology

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

Drainage pipes don’t last forever, after time they degrade, or the ground around them moves. They can also be affected by disturbance from nearby works or by disturbance from plant and tree roots. In the past, if a drainage pipe had been diagnosed with a crack or a break there would be no option but […]

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Drain repairs without excavation

Monday, February 7th, 2011

If the drainage problems that you have been experiencing have been found to be a damaged pipe, you may be concerned that the ensuing excavation and repair may not only just be very expensive but may also cause a lot of disruption. This doesn’t have to be the case however, as drainage engineers can now […]

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Detained plans of London’s super sewer released

Friday, September 17th, 2010

We brought you news earlier in the week of the plans to build a new ‘super sewer’ in London to stop excess rainfall discharge pollution entering the River Thames. Well now more detailed plans have been revealed as part of a public consultation that is expected to last another 13 weeks. The ‘super sewer’ will […]

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Descaling drainage pipes in London

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

If you live in a hard water area such as London, scale can cause serious problems to your drainage pipes. Drainage pipes can quickly accumulate a large amount of scale, especially if the pipes are old and the surface provides a suitable medium for the scale to build up. If you notice the waste water […]

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Descaling drainage pipes in London

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Drainage pipes can operate with little maintenance for decades. But after a certain amount of time, you may notice that the flow rate from your bath or sink slows down. This could be due to the build up of waste products in the trap, or it could be that the drainage pipe has a reduced […]

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Descaling sewer pipes in London

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

If you live in a hard water area such as London, your drainage pipes can develop a coating on the inside called scale. This scale is due to the mineral deposits in the water and over a few years can actually reduce the pipe diameter by some extent. Scale isn’t a smooth substance and can […]

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Drain de-scaling in hard water areas like London

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Most people decorate their homes on a regular basis. They might even have a new bathroom or a kitchen; however they rarely pay any attention to their drains until they have a problem. We use the drains from our home every time we turn on a tap, every time we go to the toilet and […]

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Drainage liner repair in London

Monday, June 21st, 2010

After years of use, it is no wonder that on occasion drainage pipes can be broken or become misaligned due to subsidence. You may not realise this is even a problem until you have a blocked drain nor your drain starts to smell. Drain cleaning and maintenance professionals can conduct a survey on your drain […]

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Hydraulic drain access cover lifting

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Drain maintenance companies don’t just offer drain cleaning solutions. They can also offer services such as CCTV surveys and a full maintenance schedule for your drainage system. Some also offer solutions to problems such as drain chamber cover removal and replacement. What is a chamber cover and why does it seize? A drain chamber cover […]

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