Category Archives: Drains

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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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The History of Drains

Though their blockage can be a terrible nuisance, it is important to consider quite how bad our lives would be without our forefathers’ decision to use their head and move liquid waste successfully away from our houses and streets. Poor … Continue reading

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How Drains Work – What Happens After You Flush?

There’s a wonderful quote in 80’s comedy hit Blackadder… ‘Baldrick, I find the General Northern and Metropolitan sewage system interesting, but that doesn’t mean that I want to put on some rubber gloves and pull things out with a pair … Continue reading

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Maintain Your Drain: Why Drain Maintenance is Important

Property maintenance companies are responsible for providing reliable and cost effective property maintenance; working closely with both homeowners and landlords. Their job can be different from property to property; from tackling broken locks to painting and decorating. Landlords in particular, … Continue reading

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Why is my Drain Blocked?

Has your drain started making funny noises? Is there a nasty lingering smell? Both of these are signs that you have a blocked drain. Dealing with a blocked drain in your home is probably right at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Keep Your Drains Healthy

Modern plumbing has evolved to be a complex system of piping and drainage, and unlike the old days, it can handle a lot that is flushed into it. However, taking care of your drains will make sure they last longer, … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Drains Have to Do with Subsidence?

Subsidence is a common here in the UK – according to the fancy-titled Landmark Information Group, it’s actually cost £3bn to the economy over the last decade. And that’s a cost that’s going to keep rising, given that many believe … Continue reading

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