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Should I Try To Unblock My Outside Drain Myself

When your outside drains are blocked, it can cause all sorts of problems around your home. Naturally, you’re probably adding up the costs of calling in a professional drain unblocking service right away. But, it might be possible to unblock your drains without needing to call in the big guns.

So, we’ve compiled some advice on how you should clean out drains yourself, and when it might be time to hire a professional:
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What Causes A Smelly Drain & How To Prevent It

Smelly drains are never a nice thing to experience in your home, but understanding what causes them and how to prevent them can be a blessing. So in this article, we’re going to give you some practical tips on how to prevent a smelly drain and also give you a number of common causes so you understand why it happens in the first place.
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Which Drains Are Your Responsibility & Which Drains Are Not

It’s important to know who is responsible for the drains on your property. You need to be aware of this to make sure you contact the right person if you have any issues. Otherwise, you can end up with a clogged or blocked drain with no fix in sight.
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Homebuyers – Why You Should Consider A CCTV Drain Survey

Buyer SurveyWhen buying a home, the only way you’re going to get a good deal is if you know exactly what you’re buying.
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Drain Jetting – What is It and Why You Might Need It

drain-jettingDrain issues are something that no homeowner wants to come across. Firstly, they’re awkward to deal with and secondly, drain maintenance should already be on your list of jobs to complete at least twice a year.
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What Is Drain Relining & Why You Might Need It

When you look around your house, you could easily point out all the things that you need to fix and change. The one thing that you may not notice right away is an issue with your drainage system and pipework. Signs of damage aren’t the most obvious thing to deal with in the home, and while you’ll notice a stench coming from the drains when there is a blockage occurring, you won’t know about damage to the drains themselves. This type of damage now – the damage you can’t see to the interior wall of the drains – can lead to serious issues in the home later on if not taken care of early.
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A Guide To CCTV Drain Surveys [INFOGRAPHIC]

A Guide To CCTV Drain Surveys
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Top 7 Signs Of Drain Problems

Problems with your drains are not fun to deal with. They can cause issues with using water, unpleasant odours, weird smells and strange sounds.
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CCTV Drain Surveys – All You Need To Know

cctv machineDrainage problems can soon become very costly and result in days of invasive repair work. The best way to avoid this, and keep your drains in tip-top condition, is with a CCTV drain survey.
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