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Drains and Blockages

From small domestic drainage to large commercial we can take care of all new requirements, repairs, clearing of blockages and drain maintenance.

Locating and clearing blockages

Our specialized equipment ensures we quickly and efficiently clear your blockage or identify subsequent problems.  We try to minimize the disruption to your property and get things operational as soon as possible.

New Drainage

Drainage is a significant investment and as is it predominantly under the ground it is critical that it is carried out to the highest standard as any failures or repairs to substandard drains can be costly.  Our qualified drainlayers understand this and provide only the best materials, advice and installation.

Drain Maintenance and Repairs

We carry out all aspects maintenance and repair.  We have the latest camera and rigid tool company locating equipment in order to locate, and map your drains.  This enables us to give the best advice on any remedial work that may be required.

Drains and Blockages: FAQs

How long will it take to locate and clear my blockage?

This can vary depending on the complexity of the problem, however most simple blockages can be cleared in around 1 hour.

Why does my drain keep reblocking?

If your drain reblocks after being cleared within a short time frame i.e. 3 months, there is normally a more significant problem which needs to be addressed.  At this stage we are able to use a camera to determine the cause of the problem along with the location and depth.  We can then carry out repairs as required.

How do I know if my drain is blocked?

  • Slow draining toilet or water rising when you flush
  • Gurgling sound in the toilet pan or outside in the gully trap
  • Discharge from the gully trap outside
  • Slow draining sinks, showers etc
  • Surface flooding from sumps etc

What is a gully trap?

A gully trap is generally a dish sitting against the base of the house where all the small waste pipes discharge into.   When there is a blockage in a drain it will overflow at the gully.

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