The Science Behind Unblocking Your Drains

In the average household, your toilet, sink, bath and shower all empty into the exact same waste pipe. From here it makes its way into the sewers until it’s cleaned up and returned to rivers and other streams of water.

However, it doesn’t always go to plan.

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All About Leaks

Although we’re experts in blocked drains, we’ve discovered a few things about leaks along the way – drains and plumbing go hand in hand, especially since one can lead to the other.

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Myths and Misconceptions About Toilets

Think you know all there is to know about the ins, outs and u-bends of drains? Well these assumptions people have about drains and the maintenance of them suggest otherwise. For many people, once we flush things down the loo or wash things down the drain, as far as we’re concerned, that’s the end of them. But maybe that’s the reason why you’ve had to make an emergency call to the plumber.

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It Came From the Drain: The Strangest Items Found in Sewers

We’ve all heard about or had something go down the drain, however when it happens to us, it’s usually the loss of something small and inconsequential. But for those of us that work with drains on a daily basis, we know that there are items (and sometimes living creatures) that find their way into our sewers that are completely strange and unusual. Continue reading

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Don’t Leaf It: How to Avoid Autumn Leaves Blocking Your Drain

Ah, autumn- the season of beautiful colours and crisp, refreshing air. As soon as the leaves begin to turn that familiar collaboration of burnt oranges and reds, you can be sure that the time for them to fall isn’t far behind.

As leading providers of services for blocked drains Chesterfield people can rely on, you can imagine that we get quite busy during the autumn season; running around unblocking drains that those pesky leaves have fallen into and blocked.

It also means that we know our stuff when it comes to preventing leaves blocking your outdoor drains. Here are our expert top tips on how to avoid your drain becoming blocked during this notorious leaf-falling season.

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That’s the End of Rat: Preventing Pest Infestation this Autumn

When dealing with the unfortunate blocked drains Nottingham residents see on a daily basis, we are becoming increasingly aware of the trouble that leaves are causing already this autumn. Our previous blog provided some hints towards how you can look after your drain and give your drains that little extra chance to deal with the (no doubt) impending rains that autumn and winter will bring. 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 that upwards of 1 in 5 UK houses suffer subsidence. 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 list of things you want to be doing. Unfortunately, you can’t just walk away and hope it clears up. It’s something that needs fixing ASAP.

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Building a Home Extension? 3 Things You Need to Consider

Adding extra space to your home can sometimes be a fantastic way to create more space and increase the value of your property. The most popular way of doing this is through designing and creating an extension.

However, it’s not as easy as just deciding that you want one. There are lots of factors to consider, especially when it comes to the law, design and construction.

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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, prefer to work with property maintenance companies. This allows work to get done quicker and therefore the home to be on the market sooner than later.

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