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The answer to this question depends on whether it’s a kitchen sink or a bathroom sink.
In a kitchen, one of the most common causes of blocked sinks is a build-up of fat or grease in the “S” bend of the sink.
March 2023 - High pressure water jetting uses a stream of pressurised water to clean surfaces or remove coatings or debris. It can be used for a huge range of purposes, however in the case of sewer drain cleaning, it is the preferred method for clearing blockages to have your drain pipes running perfectly again.
February 2023 - It is likely that we have all experienced a blocked toilet at some point, along with the inconvenience they create. A blocked toilet pipe is a sewer issue as toilets connect to the sewer system of your property and can become a serious issue if not dealt with promptly. If the problem is left to become worse over a period of time, it can lead to possible health concerns, property damage and probably a hefty cost to rectify.
Do I really need to get my badly blocked drain dug up?
The short answer is No!
While many plumbers will tell you that the only way to fix your badly blocked drain is to dig it up and replace it with a new drain, that’s no longer true.
New techniques and technology in drains means that you can get your drain relined – WITHOUT DIGGING.
If you have a blocked drain, there is an easy way to tell an honest plumber from a dishonest one. And it’s all got to do with in-drain (or CCTV) cameras. If they put one down your drain they're honest but if they don't....
Most homeowners don’t know a lot about their sewers. (So don't be embarrassed if you don't know anything about yours!)
Even fewer homeowners know what a sewer inspection is and why you might need one. People only tend to think about their sewer systems when something goes wrong and needs immediate attention, like a major blockage or a leak.
When you get a blocked drain, you might be tempted to try to clear it yourself.
If it’s a minor blockage that can be OK and you might get a result. But sometimes you can make it worse. Read on to understand what’s going on in your drains before you try it yourself.
Do you have problems with tree roots getting into your drains? Do you constantly have blockages in your toilet, sinks, shower or bath that just won't go away? Find out if your problem is caused by tree roots and what you can do about it.
December 2022 - Non-destructive digging (NDD) is a method of excavation that uses vacuum technology and high-pressure water (hydro excavation) to safely excavate a precise amount of earth out of the ground.
Storm water is the runoff from rain that flows off a residential or commercial building site. All the water that is caught by the building’s roof gutters, downpipes and drains is classified as storm water, as is any runoff from the land that goes into gutters.
October 2022 - Tree roots seek out water and nutrients and if you have even a tiny leak in your drains, they will find it. You probably won’t notice anything wrong at first, but the root system will continue to grow around your drains or at a high risk of break through the drains in search for water.
Do you have a drain somewhere around your house that keeps getting blocked?
Are you sick of having to call out a plumber time and time again to clear it, only to find it blocks up again?
Do you wish that someone would just give you a simple answer as to what’s going on?