Stop! You may think that by doing your own plumbing work, you could be saving yourself a lot of money, but in reality, you’re really just jeopardising the safety of your home. Indeed, there are many dangers associated with unregulated plumbing work. We explore some of the most common below. What is “unregulated” plumbing [...]
Have you noticed any odd noises coming from your drains, or water that’s taking an unusually long time to empty? It’s likely you’re seeing the first early signs of a blocked (or even partially blocked) drain. But what’s the cause? It could be a number of things; in fact, it could be a combination of [...]
As we move into the colder months and heavy rainfall becomes more frequent, it's good time to ensure that your storm water drains can handle the load.
Storm water drains are more susceptible to blocking up than sewers as they can be exposed to silt, leaves and tree root build up without us knowing. Generally we know if our sewer is blocked straight away as our toilet may not flush away properly or our shower will back up. In the case of storm water we usually only notice in heavy downpours as partially or fully blocked drains aren't capable of ridding water from areas such as channel and grate drains, pits or gutters.