Drains typically get blocked due to the accumulation of debris, grease, hair, soap scum, and other foreign objects that restrict the flow of water through the pipes.
If your drains get blocked, you should immediately contact a professional drainage company, such as Mega-Rod, to assess and clear the blockage efficiently.
To prevent drains from getting blocked, it’s essential to avoid disposing of grease, hair, food scraps, and other debris down the drain, and regularly maintain your plumbing system with scheduled inspections and cleaning.
Responsibility for blocked drains outside typically falls on the property owner if they are within the boundaries of their property, while drains located on public property are typically the responsibility of the local authorities or utility companies.
The time it takes to unblock drains varies depending on the severity of the blockage. Our engineers aim to resolve the issue promptly and will be able to give you an indication of the timescale once they have viewed the problem.
Yes, we have high-pressure water jetting equipment to effectively clear blockages and debris from drains.
Yes, having a drain survey before buying a house is advisable to identify any potential drainage issues and prevent costly repairs in the future.
The gurgling noise from your bath and sink may indicate a partial blockage in the drainage system, causing air to become trapped and released as water drains.
The unpleasant smell from your drains is typically caused by the buildup of organic matter, grease, or stagnant water, which can lead to bacterial growth and emit foul odors.
Yes, if your septic tank is overflowing, it indicates a potential issue with the soakaway or the drainage system leading from the septic tank to the soakaway; it’s recommended to have septic tanks emptied every 3 to 6 months to avoid blockages in the outlet drains.