New Year’s Resolutions for Your Drains

2017 is well and truly underway and you may have been thinking about New Year’s Resolutions to make. Many people choose to improve themselves, whether that involves losing weight, quitting smoking or exercising more. However, have you thought about making a resolution to improve your home or even your drains?

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Happy New Year!

Christmas is over for another year; the stockings are empty, wrapping paper has filled your bins and your family feels as stuffed as the turkey was. The ending of the festive holiday also means that the end of the year is also nigh.

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What is a CCTV Survey?

Here at Inspect-A-Drain, we are not just experts in drain unblocking. We offer a number of preventative and exploratory services to ensure the health of your drainage system. One of these services is that of CCTV surveys, but what are they and how can you benefit from this service?

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Importance of Designing for Exceedance in Urban Drainage

Water is a temperamental element – a fact we here at Inspect-a-Drain know very well. It can cause problems when it is both limited and also when it is in abundance, as such planning for such occasions is often needed in urban areas. After all, recent years has proven that water exceedance can have a devastating impact on urban areas. As such, the need to plan for such occurrences has become even more evident.

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How Does a Toilet Work in Space?

In space, no one can hear you flush.

Actually, this isn’t completely true, as we’re sure the other astronauts can. After all, flushing the toilet in the International Space Station is quite the affair. Water is out of the question, of course, as the microgravity makes it impossible. So, an alternative had to be found: suction. Continue reading

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From Rivers to Drains -The Journey Your Water Takes

Have you ever wondered where the water in your drains comes from?

Well, it’s a long and fascinating journey. It starts from the rivers and lakes, then passes through the water treatment centers, Afterwards, it goes through underground tunnels and then it finally reaches your home’s drain pipes.  Continue reading

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Winter Drain Care

As Game of Thrones fans will tell you, winter is coming, and this is the time to take the necessary steps to protect your household from the effects of the cold season. Protecting your drainage systems from the elements can be challenging, but as long as you take the precautions, you will be able to enjoy winter without the worry of drainage problems.

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3 Ways to Keep Your Drain Clog-Free [Infographic]

Blocked drains can cause a whole range of problems, so it’s always important that you do everything you can to keep your drains clog-free. But how do you go about doing that? Take a look at our infographic for a few tips on how to keep your drains in working order!

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How to Prevent Drain Corrosion

Drains are like the hidden veins of your body, quietly carrying away waste to keep your plumbing working efficiently. Though many drain pipes are now made of plastic, older properties are often reliant on metal drainpipes and because they’re out of sight, they’re also often out of mind until there’s a corrosion problem and they start to leak. Here’s a handy guide to preventing drain corrosion to keep your plumbing working trouble free.

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What Might be Down Your Drains?

A clogged drain can be very unpleasant. Not only can a blockage cause an unpleasant smell to permeate around your property, but it can also cause problems with draining and flushing water. If your drains are clogged and you are at a loss as to the cause, then Inspect-A-Drain Limited will be able to diagnose the problem and sort it out for you. In the meantime, here are just a few of the items that may have caused the blockage in the first place.

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