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3rd August 2020


Drain repairs no longer have to cause worry and stress with Metro Rod Cumbria’s non-invasive ‘no-dig’ drain repairs.

Metro Rod Manchester and Macclesfield are the number one choice of drain care and repair service provider for businesses across all sectors and industries. Since 1994, we have been providing expert solutions for blocked drains, CCTV Drain surveys, drain lining and repairs, as well as other cleaning and maintenance works on a 24/7 basis, to the homes and businesses of Manchester, Stockport, Macclesfield and surrounding Cheshire.

Whether you find yourself with a leaking pipe, burst or collapsed drain, Metro Rod are on call 24/7 to help with your drain repair needs. We offer a range of drain repair techniques which have all been vetted for by the Water Research Centre so you can be sure you are getting the best service and a good quality fix. 

We know that when people think of a drain repair they’ll tend to think it will require digging down to reach it. But with Metro Rod’s no-dig and trenchless repairs we are able to repair your drain without causing too much disruption to your property. We use various lining methods to patch and repair the damage to your drains, using ambient and heat linings you will get a longterm fix that wont make a huge dent in your wallet. 

There are a couple of exceptions to our no-dig repairs and certain times where we have no choice but to dig down, such as a collapsed drain. If this is the case then don’t worry as we are fully qualified to excavate your drains safely and with minimal inconvenience. 


What causes damage to drains?

  • Root related damage, roots can grow into the tiny cracks in our drains and pipes where they then feed on the nutrients and get bigger, turning the tiny cracks into much bigger, more noticeable cracks.
  • Sun damage can cause cracks in our outside pipes, the UV rays from the sun can cause the plastic pipes to become brittle making them more likely to crack and then leak.
  • Freezing and thawing is a problem for pipes and drains - when water freezes in the pipes it will expand and can rupture the pipe, the problem then comes when the ice starts to thaw and can then cause major leaking and flooding.

Signs you may need a repair

  • Low water pressure could indicate either a blocked drain/pipe or in some cases there may a leak or broken pipe.
  • Increased water bills but no increase in usage may indicate a leak - you can test this by taking a water meter reading, not using any water for a couple of hours and re-checking the meter to see if its changed during this time.
  • Unpleasant odours lingering around your property are often the first sign that something is wrong with your drains, you may have a blocked drain or there’s a leak 


Metro Rod Cumbria offer services from dealing with blocked drains, drain repair, CCTV surveys and septic tank maintenance. We believe in simple things and make sure we follow them through; available 24/7, professional, value for money service during and after the job and peace of mind in the fact that all our engineers are highly trained, DBS checked and fully insured.

Make sure you get in touch with us through any of the following:

Enquire through our website: https://www.metrorod.co.uk/local/cumbria/

Get in touch with us via email: [email protected] 

Call us on 01228 648050

We any drainage needs, we are the drainage experts. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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We are always happy to arrange a free site assessment and no obligation quotations for any work you might need. Alternatively, you can call our emergency hotline number on 0800 66 88 00

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