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Drain Unblocking Top Tips

25th September 2020

Drain Unblocking Top Tips

Drain unblocking can be simple isn't ideal in any situation, whether it's at home, work, or in an industrial environment. At Metro Rod, we have a team of highly skilled technicians who can deal with the problem quickly and efficiently with no call out charge.

How do I know if I have a blocked drain? 

  • Rising water when you flush 
  • Bad smells from plugs/drains 
  • Overflowing manholes/gullies 
  • Bathroom facilities taking a while to empty 

If you notice one or more of the signs above, you will need to book in for drain unblocking as soon as you can before the problem worsens.  

What causes a blocked drain? 

  • A build-up of fat/grease/oils 
  • Non-flushable items (sanitary products, wet wipes & nappies)  
  • Tree roots 
  • Defect on pipework i.e. broken pipe/displaced joint 

When carrying out drain unblocking, our engineers will usually discover exactly what the cause was for the blocked drain. If the problem isn’t solved, we have a range of advanced machinery such as our Vortex Cutter which is able to break through the toughest of blockages.  

If drain unblocking is becoming a regular occurrence at your building, we recommend booking in for a CCTV survey. A CCTV Survey will identify exactly what is causing the need for drain unblocking on a regular basis. Following on from the CCTV Survey, you would receive a full details report including; site drawing, video footage, drainage depth/length, and a further recommendation (if further works are required). 

Contact your local drain unblocking experts for a FREE site assessment today. 

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Metro Rod Barnsley Rotherham Doncaster Sheffield  

Visit: https://www.metrorod.co.uk/local/sheffield/  

Call us on 0808 208 2655  

Email: [email protected]  

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