Drain Care Reading Slough Swindon Van

At Metro Rod Reading we provide a reactive emergency service in the event of any drain care issue, typically involving blocked drains,  in the Reading area, covering the Thames Valley from Gerrards Cross and Ascot in the east through Slough, Windsor, Maidenhead, Reading, Henley, Marlow, Newbury and Hungerford in the West.

Certainly an issue with  a blocked drain, blocked toilet or other problem with site drainage may seem like a problem which can’t be foreseen and getting the issue resolved quickly and effectively becomes the priority at that point. Thankfully we at Metro Rod are effective at reaching you quickly in the Reading area  and delivering a first time fix in over 80% of cases BUT there is nevertheless sadly still risk of business interruption and loss of productivity when a blocked drain occurs.

Maintenance Managers , Property Managers and Facilities Managers in Reading are increasingly recognising that there is truth in the old adage that PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE and are looking at a planned and structured approach to cleaning and maintaining the drainage system in larger, high usage sites.

Examples of businesses and sites where a planned approach to drain maintenance can pay dividends in terms of ensuring business continuity are :

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Office blocks
  • Leisure facilities
  • Hospitals and care homes
  • Food processing sites
  • Public buildings (museum’s , theatres etc)

The most helpful aspect of pre-planned maintenance from Metro Rod is that it helps prevent issues with your drains before they arises hence why it can also be known as ‘Preventative Maintenance’.

Sites involving food-processing and catering are prone to build up of fat, oil and grease in pipes which, unless regularly cleared, will inevitably cause blockages and disruption. Similarly unless pipes serving high usage toilets and urinals are regularly cleaned they will experience build-up of uric-scale deposits which can drastically reduce the effectiveness of drains on site. Take a look at the extent of the scale build up on a recent maintenance clean undertaken by us at an office sit which had not seen drain maintenance carried out for some time…in this instance the site experienced highly disruptive flooding and escape of foul waste :

Drain blocked by scale Reading Slough Swindon


Don’t let YOUR site in Reading or the Thames Valley experience this sort of major problem. a Metro Rod pre-planned maintenance programme is the professional way to ensure your site drainage is working effectively and give you peace of mind.

How does it work ?

Step 1- We will make an initial visit to you to carry out a survey and see what would be of a high concern. In the Reading and Thames Valley area you can rely on Metro Rod to carry out a free-of-charge initial site assessment.

Step 2- We will typically conduct an initial clean of the drains to make sure that pipework is at full flow and highest performance.

Step 3- A tailor made programme will be agreed with you to ensure that your site drains are cleaned and inspected at appropriate intervals for your site thing into account usage levels and type.

Step 4- Dates and times to carry out works will be agreed with you to ensure this is carried out at times not impacting adversely on your business or the public

Looking for a supplier of drain care services, whether reactive or pre-planned, whom you can rely on ? Contact Metro Rod Reading today by :

Calling us on 0118 950 4477

Going to www.metrorod.co.uk/local/reading/

Emailing us at [email protected]

Connecting with Andrew, our Managing Director on LinkedIn