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 …

You need to stop putting these down your drains.

What are microbeads? There’s a really good chance you’ve come into contact with microbeads at some point in your life, particularly if you’ve used an exfoliating face wash or body scrub. Microbeads are tiny pieces of hard plastic used in many consumer products like toothpastes, detergents, face and body scrubs and shower gels to give them exfoliating properties. According to …

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, …

Is this popular meal costing you hundreds?

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 …

Prevent Burst Water Pipes This Winter

Prevent Burst Water Pipes This Winter Burst pipes are one of the most common plumbing problems and can happen both at home and in public drainage systems. Several things can cause burst pipes – the main causes being cold weather, age, misuse and damage. Pipes can be put under large amounts of pressure and any wear and tear will gradually …

Kitchen sink draining slowly?

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 …

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 …

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 …