Why does my drain keep getting blocked?

Blocked drains are a headache at any time, but even more so if the problem keeps repeating itself. If your drains have blocked more than once, there could be an underlying cause that needs to be addressed – sometimes urgently. In this article, we will be exploring the most common reasons why drains keep getting Read More »

How to fix appliances that won’t drain

Household appliances rely on a healthy drainage system to function. If a dishwasher or washing machine is struggling to drain, often the problem may be caused by dirt, debris or a faulty component. Other times, the problem may be an indication of a deeper drainage issue – which also may be showing itself in sinks, Read More »

Are Drain Flies Harmful?

Have you spotted small, unusual-looking flies around your sink or drainage areas? These may be drain flies and, while they might not be awful news, they are worth investigating further. What is a drain fly? Drain flies are winged insects that live in unhygienic conditions – including drains. They also go by a variety of Read More »

Is There a Best Time for a Drainage Survey?

At some point in its lifespan, your drainage system is going to encounter issues (we hate to break it to you!). These issues might be small scale, or they could be major issues that lead to complete failure, but the way to stay on top of these faults is universal: regular drainage surveys. One question Read More »

Drainage Terminology Explained

For many people, drains are rarely thought about in detail, if at all, until they encounter an issue. The parts we can see – the pipes and the grates – might be all we ever notice about them, but drainage is a complex system with a lot of variables. Below we break down some of the Read More »