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December 03 2018 0Comment
Drain CCTV survey

What is a CCTV drain survey?

A CCTV drain survey is the best and most cost-effective way to inspect drains and sewers. If you already have a drainage problem or are just keen to avoid one in the future, a CCTV drain or sewer survey is a quick and accurate way to get an instant, detailed look at the condition of […]

October 23 2018 0Comment
Gutter Cleaning

From gutters to sewers!

The Drain Unblocking Company are proud to offer our new gutter cleaning service using long reach equipment! Why not ladders? Its simple really, Health and safety have really clamped down on employers to ensure that work is carried out safely, instead of the daunting ladder climb we can now use long reach vacuum hoses up […]

September 18 2018 0Comment
CCTV of underground drainage after drain unblocking

When Should I Consider A Drainage Survey?

This post is intended for domestic clients, however commercial clients are welcome to a survey if requested. So the question is, when or why should i have a survey? There are plenty of reasons but the most common is smells, over 90% of clients only request a survey when they can smell odours however the […]

How To Avoid The Cowboys!

The Drain Unblocking Company are dedicated to stomping out the Cowboys in the industry, the shame however is that this industry is one of the most cowboy populated there is. SO how do you know? Below are the list of things you can ask for or simply research yourself. Does the company hold REAL reviews? […]

September 13 2018 0Comment
Drain Repair

Excavations and are they really needed?

How do you know that you have a broken pipe? Here is some advice when choosing the right person to excavate your pipes. What to look out for; Do they have good reviews? Did they show you CCTV footage of the issues? Have you had a second opinion? Excavations costs are varied as ground types […]

September 12 2018 0Comment
Drain Unblocking

Drain Pipe Collapse!

This is becoming more common as time goes on, as the pipes age they develop cracks and fractures weakening their structure. There a 2 main ways to repair, you either excavate the ground or patch line.

September 11 2018 0Comment
Roots in drain, Drain Unblocking

Root Ingress!

Root Ingress is currently the biggest killer of drains! Due to the dry summer, roots look for new sources of water and minerals and they force their way in to your drain pipes! Roots can travel up to 30m with certain trees and plants! The only way you will know is to carry out a […]