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What’s Involved in a CCTV Drain Survey?

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In order to maintain and prolong the condition of your drains, it helps to know exactly what’s going on in your pipes. The best way to do that is through a CCTV drain survey. In this article, we’ll run through what a CCTV drain survey is, when and why you might need one, and what … Continue reading

Signs You Have A Collapsed Drain

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A collapsed drain is arguably the most extreme drainage issue that can occur. Usually, drain collapses are the result of years of poor drain maintenance, but can also be a result of damage to pipes and sewer systems, or degradation of the pipes themselves. In an ideal case, your drains will be regularly maintained so … Continue reading

Are Collapsed Drains Covered Under Home Insurance?

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When your drains have been damaged or suffered a collapse, all you want to think about is getting the issue fixed as quickly and effectively as you can. But something you might overlook is whether or not your drains are covered by your home insurance policy. Figuring out what is and isn’t covered can be … Continue reading

Who is Responsible for Drains and Sewers on My Property?

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The drainage system serving and surrounding your household can be prone to various one-off or recurring issues. When these problems arise, homeowners should be clear on who is responsible for any maintenance or repair works that might be necessary. In this article, we aim to make that clear. What is a homeowner responsible for? Back … Continue reading

Our Drain Survey Process – ClearFirst Drainage

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Blocked Drain Sources

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When it works correctly, the drainage system in your home efficiently carries away waste water from multiple sources. No fuss, no complications. However, drainage pipes can become blocked. While not completely unavoidable, most blockages are preventable. A large part of this is understanding the common sources of drain clogs in the home. Bathroom Most wastewater … Continue reading

How to Fix Smelly Drains

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One of first, most noticeable signs of a blocked drain is a rank smell emitting from somewhere in the home. The smell can come before any other warning signs, slow drains for example, and are naturally unpleasant for anyone who catches a whiff. No doubt that getting rid of the smell will jump to the … Continue reading

What Plumbers Do VS What Drain Contractors Do

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When homeowners experience a fault with their plumbing or drainage system, many are left wondering what action they need to take to rectify the issue. Whether your home is experiencing a blocked drain or a leaky tap, you may be left questioning, “what do plumbers do that is different to drain contractors?” This article will … Continue reading

CCTV Drain Surveys: Exploring The Technology That’s Involved

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In recent years, the world has seen some major technological advancements in a wide range of sectors, and the drainage industry is no different. In an age when Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is seemingly used everywhere for a host of different purposes, from household security systems to monitoring health and safety in the workplace, drainage … Continue reading

What Can Go Wrong With Drainage?

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A drainage problem is one of the biggest issues a homeowner can experience; if the problem is left unaddressed for a long period of time, or is made worse by botched handiwork, then it can affect the functionality of your home and can cause your garden to become a muddy bog. Here, we will discuss … Continue reading