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Checking for drainage leaks – part 2

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

In part one of this article we discussed the problems associated with leaks around the home and how you should check potential leak sites on a regular basis. Waste water connections should always be checked alongside general water connections. If a waste water pipe were to fail, a usual problem alongside the water is the […]

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Checking for drainage leaks – part 1

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Every household will have a leak from a water source at some point in time. However, if you give potential leak sites a check every so often, the chances of a serious leak happening can be reduced. Most leaks in a home are due to problems with kitchen taps or bathroom taps. However, leaks can […]

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Choosing the right drain maintenance programme

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Companies across the UK have to make provision for the problems that blocked drains can put on their daily business operations. Areas contaminated with waste water can leave businesses with serious health issues, which will have to be resolved before employees are allowed to re-enter the contaminated area. Drain maintenance companies offer service contracts so […]

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Removing scale from drainage pipes

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

A great number of drain blockages in the city of London are caused by scaled pipes. Pipes become scaled due to excess mineral deposits in hard water areas which attach to the inside of pipes and slow the rate at which waste water flows through drainage system. Scale can form incredibly quickly, with areas used […]

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Drain maintenance for commercial establishments

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Every commercial establishment should have a drain maintenance contract in place with a reliable drainage company. Failure to maintain drains can result in expensive complications when a drain is damaged beyond repair and requires excavation. Just a few years ago any drain which was broken, cracked, warped or deviated would require excavation of the pipe […]

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Drainage problems over the festive break

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Everyone enjoys the festive period, it usually means some time off work and the chance to spend some quality time with friends and family. However, this time of year is one of the busiest periods for the drain cleaners in London, as they have to deal with the extra pressure homeowners put on the sewage […]

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Drain maintenance to remove scale

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Many businesses are now opting for a drain maintenance contract so that they can be sure that someone will be available to attend a drain blockage should one happen. Some drainage companies let you enter a contract where they will provide free unlimited callouts to drainage problems, so you get piece of mind that the […]

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Stop leaves blocking your drains

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Autumn is a busy time for drain cleaning experts. They normally get a lot more calls at this time of year due to leaf debris blocking garden drains. If you live in a home which is surrounded by trees or woodland, you’ll probably already know the problems that leaf litter can cause to your drainage […]

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Problems with scaled pipes in London

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Living in a hard water area can come with its own inherent problems. It’s not uncommon to find that drainage pipes can build up a layer of this scale if left untreated, and in the worst case scenarios the pipes can become blocked completely. You may have noticed that water is being carried away more […]

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Make sure your drains flow freely

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The private drain that leads away from your home rarely fails or becomes blocked, but when it does a whole host of smelly problems can ensue. Many people ignore drain maintenance, which can be a costly mistake. Everyone who owns a property should have a little knowledge about how to keep their drains in a […]

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