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Pre-purchase Drain Inspections
The excitement of buying a new home is a great feeling, all of that hard work and saving has finally paid off. Most people during the buying process get a property inspection conducted. This is typically limited to a visual inspection of both the inside and outside of the property. Unfortunately, one area that cannot b
What causes blocked drains?
Knowing what can cause a blocked drain can help prevent them from ocurring in your home or business. Our plumbing experts take you through the common culprits.
Case Study: Tree Roots Blocking Drain
Bob has called us one Sunday afternoon concerned about an overflowing black grate at the back of his property. He has advised us that this is the second time that this has happened this year. We recognized the urgency of the issue and the job was booked. We immediately prepared our Jet rodding machine and attended
Common reasons for toilet problems
Children, pets and even adults can sometimes drop toys, items of clothing and other miscellaneous items into a toilet bowl. These could very well be the culprit for your clogged toilet. If you think this applies to your situation, we recommend not to flush or force the item further down! This will only cause bigger
What is an overflow relief gully?
An overflow relief gully (ORG) is an integral part of your property. It is a grated outlet located outside your home. In the event of a sewer block, ORG grate is designed to pop up and release excess sewer water from the sewer network. It is also installed at a depth that is lower than all the other waste outlets
What exactly is a Jet Rodder?
In many cases pipe or drain blockages can be cleared with chemicals and/or a plunger but when that doesn’t do the job, then we can turn to our ‘not so secret’ weapon – the jet rodder. Here at Blocked Drain Repair we use state-of-the art technology in the form of jet rodders and CCTV cameras to clear obstructions in
What causes blocked toilets?
Blocked toilet problems are usually caused by items which have all (either accidentally or purposefully) found their way down the loo. The usual suspects include items such as excessive amounts of toilet paper and sanitary pads/nappy liners. However in the past we’ve also recovered more obscure items such as mobile