What Causes Collapsed Drains?

collapsed drain

Collapsed drains are not only messy and unhygienic but can cause severe and wide-spread disruptions. A drain that is unable to flow freely can force water to escape elsewhere in the surrounding ground. This can introduce damp patches in walls and floors of nearby buildings, unpleasant odours, slow drains, strange-looking patches of grass, sewage accumulation, Read More »

What can go into surface drain water?

Pool of Rain Water Surrounding Exposed Drain

Surface drain water flows directly into seas and rivers without the need to be treated. As such, it’s vital that harmful substances are prevented from entering surface drain water, as this will lead to contamination of these natural water bodies. In this article, we’ll explore the difference between surface drainage and wastewater drainage; we’ll highlight Read More »

Construction considerations for drainage systems

If you’re considering a building project, whether that’s an extension to your home or a new property entirely, the list of  things to consider can seem endless. One such thing that many don’t give much thought to is the installation or upgrade of the drainage systems servicing the new building. Often times, such systems are mandatory and so Read More »

Identifying Pitch Fibre Pipes

For people who don’t work in the industry, knowing what function different types of pipes carry out at our properties is unlikely – to many, they’re just a way of carrying  our water and waste away from the premises. However, plumbing systems are in reality sophisticated networks that play a crucial role in maintaining clean, Read More »