London CCTV Drain Survey & Drainage Investigation

London CCTV Drain Surveys & Drainage Investigation throughout the city

We are the specialist London CCTV drain survey experts of choice. We have thousands of satisfied customers across the city you can see why we are the No.1 choice within the M25. Read our independent reviews and see what our customers think of us. We let our customers do the talking for us. 

Our London CCTV drain surveys are easy to understand, complete and fully detailed with all the important and relevant information summarised and easy to understand. Our job is to find, locate and isolate any drainage problem anywhere in London and provide permanent cost-effective solutions and we are very good at what we do.

Reputation Matters for London CCTV drain surveys

We are proud to be London’s premier drain surveying company, the ‘Go-To’ when you need to know. We CCTV survey all drains from terraced houses through to major site works.

We have over two thousand independently verified reviews as a testament to our professionalism and great value.

By using the latest innovative, sophisticated and specialist drain surveying equipment, from portable push coiler systems with super bright lighting to self-propelled crawlers, we will quickly inspect your London drainage system & identify any problems. When you consider that over 70% of London’s drainage systems are 100 years old, drain surveys are a prudent consideration.

We will effectively deal with your requirement through to potential repairs that may be required.

So, if you are after great value, a speedy professional report and backed up by qualified experts, we welcome you, whether you’re in North, South, East, West or central London and please read on.

Join our thousands of happy customers…

Highly rated at Checkatrade!
Happy Drains Ltd
3041 reviews 9.85 out of 10

Unblock drain

“Arrived on time, done the job without any fuss, tidy and efficient, very nice man , I recommend this company”

Cleared blocked sewage drains.

“Impressive Swift response to emergency call out. Arrived 1.5 hr after my request. Resolved problem. Drain unblocked. Toilets working now.”

Drain cleaned

“A very polite and professional workman. I would thoroughly recommend this company.”

Advice.

“I rang Happy Drains who advised I contact the Water board first…. if a drain is 'shared' works have to be carried out by the Water board ( I had no idea!). I'm writing this review to thank Happy Drains for their honesty, they could have conducted a call out, which I would have been charged for, but instead they gave me upfront advice to check first. Turns out the drain is the responsibility of the Water board who have been and fixed the problem.”

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CCTV drain survey reports- faults and facts

Our reports simply detail the faults and facts as found, accurately.

Our knowledge base is huge, our experience is deep and our service is so friendly. Our technical surveys reflect the latest best practice and current industry standards.  If you are on site our engineers will happily talk through their findings with you, to give you a clearer understanding.

Services for the London Home Buyer & Movers ‘Pre-purchase CCTV drain surveys’.

Buying a property anywhere within the M25 is a pretty big commitment, so why take a risk of inheriting an expensive London drainage problem!

Our fast, friendly and affordable London CCTV drain surveys are specifically designed to help to reduce the risk of inheriting a drainage problem during the process of buying a house.

We deliver complete fuss free technical reports for potential home movers that are easy to understand. So be it a structural problem with the drain, or perhaps to accurately trace an old drain or add a new drain, we provide the answers and best advice.

If you need the information fast we can share what we find via a live feed during the CCTV survey works.

A recent study by insurers suggested “20 to 30% of subsidence claims in London are directly linked and attributed to defective and leaking drainage and a consequence of which has eroded the soil below the foundations causing movement.”

The technical CCTV written reports that we provide are to WRc standards and will detail for your consideration what is needed to bring the drain up to standard and what you are are responsible for by precisely locating any problems.

CCTV Drain survey Pro buyers
– Attention London Industry Professionals

Regardless of your London site we work across various industries, from Hospitability to Hospitals and Construction to Retail – we do all types of drainage investigations across all service sectors. We know that ‘pro buyers’ demand high specification and low cost, at happy drains we deliver!

With Water Research Council reporting standards and technology to match the requirement, what are you waiting for? …call us we are happy to help. 

Rats, mice, rodent and vermin drain problems

Rats will use drains just like ‘Londoners use the Tube’ simply to travel from A to B to feed and nest and they love damaged or redundant drainage systems which can allow vermin to enter properties.

If you have a rodent/vermin infestation that your rodent/vermin contractor cannot control, this may be because of a drainage issue.  We will find the defects and access points the rat may be using.   We will offer you an appropriate solution be it drain repair or the installation of a WRc tested and certified ‘Anti Vermin / Non-Return Valve’.

What do our Anti Vermin/Non-Return Drain Valves do?

  • Stops rats and other vermin from entering homes. In effect by fitting a stainless-steel flap, that acts as a one way swinging door allowing waste out but nothing back in.
  • The rubber seal prevents noxious fumes and smells from entering properties.
  • The flap has an inbuilt stainless steel plate to stop rodents biting through, providing efficient pest control.
  • The valve is completely re-usable during any drain cleaning and drain maintenance purposes fully removal and re-usable.
  • Stops backflow of effluent from a blocked main sewer flooding into your property back through the drainage system.
  • The clever design means the flow of waste is increased when passing through the valve; reducing blockages.

Building an extension?
– need a CCTV Drain Survey?

If you are doing building work over the top of or within 3 metres of a ‘Thames Water’ public sewer or drain you must ensure that no damage or restrictions are made to the ‘Thames Water’ drainage assets.

So, if Thames Water have asked you for a ‘build over’ survey because you are ‘building over or close to a public sewer’ our CCTV survey will provide all the answers and information you need.

High spec, great value London drainage repairs

Our innovation in drain repairs and communications help to keep cost down. Cost saving is what we strive to deliver to all our customers. Our knowledgeable and friendly team will answer all your drain related questions.

We are always happy to answer any questions you may have, so call us now.

Safe, clean and tidy London drainage services.

With services designed to meet your needs we will take care by working safely.  Our teams are fully trained to ensure safety and reduce disturbance to you to a minimum.

Throughout any works in London, we work safely, efficiently, tidily and respectfully.

A few more excellent reviews to reassure you…

Highly rated at Checkatrade!
3041 reviews 9.85 out of 10

Investigated property we considered buying

“Wonderful!! Answered all my queries very quickly at any time of day including the weekend. Prevented me buying a nightmare property from a deceiving seller that tried to fool us”

Blocked drain / sewer.

“Turned up the time I was told. Completed job in a timely manner.”

Unblocked drains.

“Very happy with the overall service and results of the job. Arranged same day call out, engineer came on time and restored drainage quickly.”

Blockage cleared

“Happy drains replied to my email enquiry very quickly and arranged a suitable time and gave me a price over the phone. Connor called me 10 mins before he arrived,he was very friendly and polite,he sorted the problem (all I can say is he deserves a drink tonight!) and sanitised the area and offered to clean up indoors where the hose had been. Great service will definitely recommend and use again if I need to!”

Clearing of a blocked external drain that was overflowing into the driveway

“Excellent response to an urgent call to free a blocked drain. The engineer was very efficient and polite. The job took no more than 30 minutes so it was quite expensive…..but no complaints as I couldn't have done it myself without the correct tools and a diminished sense of smell!”

Main sewage Drain cleared of debris.

“Completed job effectively while also giving good advice on another potential issue.”

Blockage in Storm Drain

“The gentleman who attended site was prompt, friendly and professional throughout the very unpleasant task he had to carry out. He was thorough and happy to explain any details the client was unsure of. He assessed the issue, identified the problem, solved it and gave advice for the client's to prevent the same issue arising in the future.”

Inspected and resolved drainage issues

“My wife booked Happy Drains in yesterday and they arrived today and on-time. Gordon and Tommy were both so professional, friendly and helpful we were really blown away. They managed to quickly find and fix our issues and really made us feel like we were in the hands of experts. We'll definitely be using Happy Drains in the future”

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