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How can I stop my drains from regularly blocking up? LDF’s pre-planned maintenance programmes may be the answer!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

A free site inspection from an LDF surveyor could help resolve recurring blocked drains. Drains across London have to cope with heavy usage and, for a variety of reasons, can often become blocked. London Drainage Facilities offer a free site inspection carried out by a trained LDF surveyor to determine what the problem is and the root of its cause. Offered as part of our drain maintenance service, the initial inspection is carried out at no cost.

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Ten items which should never be flushed

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Much of the recent sewer flooding which Thames Water has seen is due to the sheer amount of rainfall which fell during the later months of 2012. The water table is now at such a high level that any run-off after subsequent rainfall is making its way to a sewer system which is only designed […]

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Drain unblocking in London

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

One of the most common problems found when investigating a blocked sewer or drainage pipe is the presence of an object in the drain that simply shouldn’t be there. Many residents in the city of London still believe that they can use the drainage systems as a way of disposing of a range of items […]

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Autumn and your drains

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

As autumn is upon us, now is a crucial time to consider the maintenance of your drainage system. The leaves on the trees are all turning beautiful orange-red-brown colours, meaning that they are getting ready to fall. Once they do begin to fall however, they will inevitably make their way into the drain gullies around […]

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Easy ways to maintain your drains

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

There are a number of simple steps you can take to keep your drains in good working order. Mostly these are simple actions but they can have a significant benefit and prevent more costly repairs in the future. Keeping your drains free from debris is an easy and very important job if you want to […]

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London drainage company attend sewer problem in Loughton

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Residents in Loughton were concerned recently when black slurry started to seep onto a green space close to a public pathway in Forest Road. The sewage spilled onto a green area which is used by dog walkers and played on regularly by children. When the spill was noticed by local resident Tom Richardson, he immediately […]

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Trenchless technology pipe repair

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Drainage problems can be tricky to solve, that is unless you have your drains assessed and then repaired by a local drainage company in London. Drainage companies in London perform all kinds of maintenance tasks, from drain jetting to root removal. However, in many cases the drain which leaves your home may be damaged and […]

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Using trenchless technology to remove roots from drainage pipes

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

One of the most common problems faced by drainage professionals is root intrusion into drainage pipes. Roots work their way into our drainage by finding small cracks or fissures in the pipe’s surface. When they enter the drain they quickly multiply due to the easy to access source of water and can eventually stop water […]

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Drainage problems in North London

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Blocked or clogged drainage can happen at any time and anywhere, which is why many people rely on the services of a reliable drain cleaning company to help them out when a problem occurs. For instance, kitchen sinks are commonly blocked by the accumulation of food debris and grease and fat, whereas bathroom sinks and […]

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Professional maintenance can stop drain blockages

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

The drainage system in London is being put under increasing pressure as the population continues to rise. It is therefore essential to opt for a drain cleaning service in London so that you can be sure that your drains will work trouble-free and you won’t have to suffer the inconvenience of a blockage. Drainage can […]

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