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 »

Identifying Lead Pipes

Before more modern practices came into play in the 1970s, many houses were constructed using lead pipes for their plumbing. While this method served countless homes across the decades in terms of structural integrity and plumbing efficiency, lead pipes have since been surpassed by other materials, and their presence in homes has presented a cause Read More »

CCTV drain surveys for flats / apartments

CCTV drain surveys are used in homes and businesses with great success. What can be confusing, however, is who is responsible for arranging such a survey, specifically in a flat or apartment. An added problem that comes with drainage issues in a multiple-occupancy building is the amount of people it can affect. Drain problems are Read More »

Identifying Private & Lateral Drains

Drains and sewers run throughout the country, under homes, businesses and roads, operating without so much as a second thought from us. That is, until they stop working properly or completely break, at which point it’ll be a huge inconvenience for people. However, while you may think that drains and sewers are entirely public owned, there Read More »