Top 3 Drain Tips

It’s common homeowners consider drain and drainage systems at the bottom of the ‘look after’ list. All too often like anything in life, if you don’t care for it, eventually it will let you down and the problem with drains is that they will badly let you down if they are not given the proper care and attention. In this article, we’re going to give you the golden top 3 drain tips to make sure your drainage system will never let you down when it’s least expected.


Tip 1: Regular Maintenance

Sounds obvious, but believe us. On first glance your drains might look like that they are in fine working order but what is lurking underneath can be scary and could cause endless hours and cost to fix if left untreated. If you have any doubts about the current state of your drain pipes and drainage systems then a call to us will help put your mind to rest. We will check your pipes for any unwanted clogs, or causes of bad smells and if needed we will replace the pipes to rectify any outstanding issues.


Tip 2: Baking Soda

We’ve said it before and we will keep singing this from the hymn sheet. Cleaning products could leave long-lasting damage of your drainage systems. Especially if your pipes are old and have weak metal pipes, the cleaning product could damage plastic pipes if you have them and can be clogged on a completely blocked drain. However, Baking Soda is a tried and trusted method to help ease and completely unblock pipes leaving a fresh fragrance at the same time. This method is used a stop gap and if you’re unsure then we’re more than happy to give advice and support if you require it.


Tip 3: Professional Help

In this age of online video tutorials, it has given us the chance to learn on the job. If that’s with gardening techniques, decorating or a self DIY fix of your drainage. Unfortunately, some jobs just need that professional touch and advice.

We’re available whenever you need us and we recommend you call us on 07824 757572 or freephone 0800 849 8099