We can see the problem now. Your toilet’s not draining and you’re stood there, Marigolds on, plunger in one hand, phone in the other, trying to remember the best way to carry out probably the least glamorous job in plumbing. You have our sympathies – if you’re not a professional drainage company, this sort of problem could really leave you in a stink.
Luckily, it’s not as bad as it seems. There are a few quick ways to unclog a toilet, and some of them don’t even require special equipment. Let us explain. Read more
Taking advantage of our drains; we’re all guilty of it. It’s only when they block up we realise just how much we rely on those humble garden drains. Now the sun’s out, it’s even more important that our outdoor drains are unblocked and flowing freely. After all, nobody wants to be knee-deep in waste water when they’re trying to host a barbecue!
Outside drains can get clogged by all manner of nasties, but the most common culprits are solidified fat, leaves and other debris, and food matter, such as rice, which does not biodegrade quickly enough for it to be disposed of down the drain. Read more
Based in or around London and got a blocked drain on your hands? Actually, no one wants that on their hands, do they?! Not literally, anyway. Which is why expert teams like ours here at London Drainage Services are here to help – wading in to sort out the issue when you don’t want to.
Before you call out the professionals though, why not see if you can first save yourself some money – and maybe even a bit of time? Read more
It happens to the best of us: one minute the shower is working fine, and the next, you’re standing in two inches of water that just won’t drain. Or perhaps you’ve attempted to flush your toilet and ended up watching the water spill out and onto the bathroom tiles.
Whether it’s a toilet, a bath, or a sink, clogged drains can be a headache to deal with. It’s important, however, not to reach out to the nearest plumber or drainage company right away, as the problem may be diagnosable and even treatable by yourself. Read more
Do you suspect that your outdoor drains may be blocked? The chances are, it’s probably more than apparent if something is causing a clog or two. So, what can you do? The fact is, there is lots you can try before you call out a drain unblocking team.
To help you get to the bottom of the problem, we’ve compiled a handy guide which features some top tips for a healthier drain. Here’s where to start: Read more
Not a blocked drain again! Clogged pipes and drains can be – and often are – a common domestic issue, causing huge problems in the home, with water damage being the main one. One of the most problematic blockages, though, is definitely the toilet – after all, you use it daily, and if it’s out of action, you’ll soon be aware of it!
Most toilet blockages are caused by too much toilet paper travelling down the pan and through the pipes, but fortunately, as it’s not always possible to get a professional out to fix the problem, there are several at-home remedies that can help. In this piece, we take a look at some of them to help you work out your options, before you get your loo up and running again! Read more
Blocked drains can cause water damage, stop you using a certain fixture, and usually result in you having to call contacting a reputable drainage company.
Fortunately, most of the leading causes are easy to prevent. Let’s take a look at some of them and discover what your options are when it comes to blocked drain solutions… Read more
Blocked drain? If you’ve tried sorting the issue with a drain rod or plunger and the blockage still isn’t shifting, drain jetting could be the answer. But what is it – and how will it help?
One of the most effective ways of cleaning drains and pipes, drain jetting is also one of the fastest ways to do so – and when time is of the essence, it’s not worth messing about and tackling the job yourself. Read more
When you’re a homeowner, there’s always something that requires your attention. Whether it’s a washing machine that’s packed up, or a boiler that’s due to be replaced, it’s rare when jobs around the home don’t cost you time – and money.
But today on the site, we’re at least crossing one thing off your to-do list (and relieving you of a little stress in the process), by bringing you some handy solutions to unblock an outside drain. After all, we bet you could do with saving that money you’d have spent getting to the bottom of it. Read on… Read more
If you’ve been left wincing in discomfort because you daren’t use your slow draining toilet, it’s time to address the issue. After all, it could be a problem you can solve in mere minutes – if only you knew how.
Thankfully, we’ve created a guide which gives you all the information you need to get the job done – and get it done relatively quickly, easily and maybe even cost effectively. Read on… Read more