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 …

Plumbers VS Drain Contractors

Plumbers VS Drain Contractors When something goes wrong with the plumbing or drainage system, many homeowners are left wondering what action they should take. Whether your home is experiencing a blocked drains or a leaky tap, you may be left wondering what drainage contractors do differently to plumbers, and which one you should contact. So, here we have explained the …

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 …

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 …

Is Hard Water Causing Problems With Your Drains?

Is Hard Water Causing Problems With Your Drains? Hard water has been the preferred drinking water for years due to the high mineral content and flavour, but the damage it can cause to drains, pipework and the appliances in your home can lead to costly problems and repairs. Reports suggest that more than 60% of homes in the UK have …

Smelly drains? Not for long!

Smelly drains? Not for long! If you have noticed that the drains in your home have started to emit some bad odours, this could indicate a deeper rooted problem with your plumbing system. Foul smells can emerge from: Kitchen sinks Bathroom basins Outside drains If this sounds familiar, it’s important that the problem is addressed as quickly as possible. From …

Moving house? Don’t forget about pre-purchase drain surveys

Pre- Purchase Drain Surveys If you are planning on buying a property in the near future, you may want to consider having a few things surveyed prior to completing the sale. Plumbing surveys, roof inspections, electrical testing and central heating tests are all fairly common, but one thing that is always overlooked is the pre-purchase drain survey. If you are …

The importance of using a reputable drainage professional

The importance of using a reputable drainage professional There are a lot of cowboys in any industry. It is easy for us to say that we have an excellent customer satisfaction level. What if you could log onto a website, check the company are what they claim to be and get peace of mind that your drainage problem will be …

Choosing the right contractor

Choosing the right contractor It’s important to choose the right contractor when carrying out home maintenance. This is a somewhat difficult task, brought even more to the general publics attention by the likes of Channel 5 and their programme, ‘Cowboy Builders’. But why is it so difficult? With TV showing only a handful of the worst case scenarios, it’s easy …

What do traps do?

What do traps do? It doesn’t matter if your home has a sewer or septic system. The systems within your home are essentially the same. Unlike supply systems, drainage systems do not work using pressure. Drainage pipes point downwards allowing gravity to pull the waste along the pipes. This downwards flow is then continued until the waste meets a sewage …