A blocked drain can result in stress, unexpected and unwanted costs, and not forgetting… bad smells. In order to avoid these problems, our drainage company have put together a few early signs you can keep an eye out for. Identifying these problems as soon as possible can save you money in the long run.
Blocked drains tend to emit foul smells and odours. This may be because of food and debris stuck in the pipes, this will slowly decay, creating a bad smell as it breaks down. This can often smell worse if the tap has been turned on.
Customers often call out our drainage company reporting slow drainage in their homes. This happens due to a blockage in the pipe, which prevents the water from draining away quickly, as it has to filter through/ around the blockage.
One easy way to tell your toilet is blocked is by checking how high the water raises as your flush it. If the water rises higher than usual when flushing, this means you could have a blockage. If it rises to the point of overflowing, this is a much more serious issue, and you should contact a drainage company as quickly as possible.
Another sign of drain blockages is gurgling sounds coming from the drains or plug holes. These gurgling sounds indicate trapped air in the drain, and the noise is created by this escaping as you run the water.
Our drainage company has dealt with all kinds of blockages, we ensure a thorough survey is conducted to make sure we get to the root cause before we start our plan of action. If you think your drains may be blocked, get in touch to talk to us about a survey.
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