Blocked Drains Cleaning Clearing

REGULAR DRAIN CLEANING SEVICES

Routine cleaning of drains & sewers will help you avoid blocked drains

As a homeowner or property manager, regular drain and sewer cleaning should be part of your maintenance program. In order to avoid leaks and cracks, it is important to recognise the symptoms of blocked drains early. If left unattended, blocked drains can cause severe complications, creating more harm to family members and property.

COMMON CAUSES OF BLOCKAGE

The most common causes of blockages indoors are foreign objects flushed down the drain. In a drain that is outside, the most common culprits are leaves, and tree roots infiltrating the plumbing system. 

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GREASE & FAT

Blocked drains in kitchen sinks are typically caused by grease and fat left behind by food and cooking oil. As time passes, this will eventually harden, blocking the passage of liquid or water.

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HAIR BUILDUP

It is common to find hair blocking drains in toilets and bathrooms. The best way to prevent this is to pick up fallen hair before it flows into the drain. As human hair mixes with soap suds and residue, it becomes a stubborn obstruction. In severe cases, it is better to call a blocked drains specialist.

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PLANTS AND DIRT

Plants and dirt can block the flow of water in the yard and garden, especially around trees. A tree's roots seek water sources. These roots can block the flow of water in your underground pipes, resulting in blocked drains. In such cases, you should call a professional plumber immediately to prevent the problem from becoming worse.

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TOILETRIES & OTHER FOREIGN OBJECTS

It is not uncommon for people to treat their toilets as rubbish bins. Nappy, sanitary pads, cat litter, and wipes can cause serious drainage problems. As well as harming your drainage and sewage system, this habit has negative effects on the environment. However, there are instances when foreign objects, such as toys, jewellery, dental products, are dropped in drains by accident.

CLEARING YOUR BLOCKED DRAINS

Do-it-yourself (DIY) vs Professional Drain Clearing Services

Most of us attempt to clear blocked drains on our own. The simple DIY fix includes pouring hot water, creating suction through a plunger, and using vinegar and baking soda to dissolve the blockage. The use of chemical drain cleaners is also popular go-to solutions.  However, these solvents damage PVC pipes, produce toxic fumes and kill good bacteria that aid in decomposing waste. 

For blocked drain problems that could no longer be solved by simple home remedies, call a professional drain and cleaning services like your local plumber to inspect and diagnose the cause of the blocked drains or blocked sewers. 

The Plumbing and Electrical Doctor is passionate about providing efficient drain cleaning services. Our seasoned plumbers and drain specialists use technology to diagnose the causes of blocked drains and sewers. Combining the power of technology and experience, you can get a thorough analysis supplemented by CCTV video and image documentation on what causes the blockage of your drains and how we can fix it.

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Our staff has extracted this tree roots from a blocked sewage system.

DRAIN AND SEWER CLEANING SERVICES

Our standard process as your drain cleaner contractor

INSPECTION

Our plumbers conduct a visual inspection and mechanical test on the suspected area with blocked drains. For unreachable and deep pipes, we utilise pipeline inspection cameras that we insert down the drain. From a monitor, we can record and see the real cause of the blockage.

PROPOSAL

Our staff can give you the estimates on the costs and materials or fixtures that you might need to ensure that recurrence does not happen. You will be consulted upon whether you agree or disagree with the proposal. Discussions might occur to meet both ends, while still ensuring that you get the drain cleaning pipe services that your property needs.

SITE WORK

Prepare your home or property if site works need to be done. We suggest that a representative or the homeowner is present, so you will be able to observe and learn from this plumbing experience. Our friendly staff are happy to answer questions on drain maintenance. You can even pick up some preventive measures and practices to maintain the health of your drains and sewers.

DO YOU NEED A DRAIN CLEANING COMPANY?

Call now before the blocked drain gets worse.

Have you smelled a foul odour and heard gurgling sounds from your drains? Do you suspect a possible blockage that makes your water pressure slower than normal? The Plumbing and Electrical Doctor is available on live chat 24/7, even on public holidays. Save yourself a headache, call a professional plumber to perform drain cleaning and clearing services.

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