Tips and tricks to unblock the kitchen sink!

Tips and tricks to unblock the kitchen sink! Due to the location of this sink, at some point it’s going to become blocked or begin to drain slowly. It’s an essential part of the house, and is probably used more than a few times a day – so a blocked kitchen sink can be a real pain! Sinks produce the …

How do I know if my drains are blocked?

If you’ve ever experienced a locked drain then you know the paranoia you feel when the sink makes an unusual gurgling sound or a strange noise. If you’re lucky enough to have never experienced this then here’s the signs you should be looking for to identify if you have a blocked drain problem. A funny smell coming from the sink, …

Unblock your shower drain the easy way!

Unblock your shower drain the easy way! There are several methods you can use to unblock shower drainage without the need for a plumber. However if you are unable to fix the method yourself after trying these methods then it could be time to contact a professional plumber or drainage company.  Here are some tips you can use to try …

Good foundations create beautiful gardens

Good foundations create beautiful gardens It’s quite simple really, without proper drainage, it’s unlikely you will have the freedom to plant whatever you wish in your garden. And, with the summer months coming up, many of us are keen to improve the appearance of our gardens ready to relax and enjoy BBQ’s in them in the sun with loved ones. …

Understanding your drainage system

Understanding your drainage system The sanitary appliances in your home send your waste water into large pipes, and then into the main drainage system underground. New homes have a single pipe, knows as a soil stack, while older homes can have separate pipes for soil and waste water. The waste water flows to either the soil stack, and then directly …

Is this popular meal costing you hundreds?

Pasta could be costing you hundreds! Ok, ok, maybe we tricked you a little bit with the title of this post. But it’s not entirely wrong. Many of us don’t think twice when disposing of everyday food waste down our drains – but what effect does this have on our drains?  which foods are the biggest culprits? And which could …

Collect and use rainwater – No butts about it!

Collect and use rainwater – No butts about it! If you’re looking to decrease your carbon footprint and lower your water bill at the same time, we might just have the answer! Collecting rainwater is a great way to be that little bit more environmentally responsible. Using rain barrels to collect rain water is the most common way of collecting …

Who is responsible for repairing drains and sewers?

Most of the time, you are responsible for the drains and sewers inside the boundaries of your property, and sewerage companies are responsible for lateral drains which are outside the property boundaries, The majority of sewers are publicly owned, however, there are still some private and unadopted sewers. If your property is served by one of these then you may …

Could surface water save you money?

Could surface water save you money? Surface water, another word for rainwater is water that falls and collects on the the ground, roofs, pavements and paths. Something that is often overlooked is the fact you could be paying less for your water bill is surface water from your property DOES NOT drain into public sewers. First things first, what defines …

Talk to the professionals

If you live in Blackpool or Preston and have found yourself with a drainage problem, you’re in luck! Jet Force cover the whole of Blackpool and Preston helping people like you! Blocked drains can cause you major headaches and can sometimes strain your wallet. It may be tempting to try to clear the blockage yourself, but often blockages occur far …