What’s that funny smell?

The most common Summer plumbing problems uncovered! It’s Summer what could possibly go wrong with your plumber, no more frozen piped for at least six months, but Summer can bring some unexpected problems with a nasty odour! Here are our top summer plumbing problems you might come across: Blocked Toilets Blocked toilets are unpleasant at any time of year, but the …

How to avoid blocked drains

Outside: Outdoor drain blockages are often caused by a build-up of leaves and debris, particularly around autumn. Keep paths around your drains clear of leaves and twigs to avoid a blockage. Tree roots can also cause cracks in pipes which can lead to blockages as they naturally seek out moisture, so it’s a good idea to keep gardens pruned and …

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 …

Stay calm in a drainage emergency

Many people have had a blocked drain emergency at some point. But how you handle the situation can have a huge impact on the cost of fixing, and your overall stress level! A blocked drain problem can range from slow drainage through to complete blockage. People with blocked drains in Blackpool have been using our specialists for some time now, …

Learn the lingo…

Learn the lingo… If you’ve ever experienced drainage or plumbing issues, you may have found it challenging trying to explain the problem to a professional, or understanding their view on what should be done to fix matters. We understand that this can be difficult for those outside the plumbing profession, so to help you we have put together this useful …

Blocked Drains, Preston?

Preston, are your drains blocked? That’s right, your favourite Blackpool drainage company cover Preston as well. So, if you’re in Preston, and a dodgy drain is making your day to day life difficult – give us a call! Here’s just some of what we can offer you: CCTV Drain Surveys High-Pressure Drain Jetting Drain Cleaning Root Cutting Drain Repair and …

Pests in your drains?

Oh Rats! There’s rats in my drain! Your drainage system plays an important role in the home. Drains that have been correctly installed and looked after then you shouldn’t experience many problems. However, drainage is often forgotten about and once a pipe becomes damaged, it provides an easy entry point into your home for some unwanted furry creatures. Rats can …

Why does my shower drain slowly?

Why Does My Shower Drain Slowly?  If your bath or shower is suffering from blocked drains, the symptoms will include nasty smells and gurgling sounds from the plug hole. But the most common sign ofa blockage is water draining slowly. If this sounds familiar, don’t stress. It is a common occurrence in many households. Our blog post will highlight the …

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. …

Most Common Causes Of Blocked Drains

Most Common Causes Of Blocked Drains Blocked drains can be a real pain, and often they go unnoticed until there’s a heavy downpour of rain that cannot drain away through the pipes. Unsurprisingly, blocked drains are nearly always caused by the following: Fallen leaves This is a very common reason people end up with backed up drains. Leaves falling from …