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How do I stop rats climbing up drains pipes? 

Stop rats climbing up drain pipes because it is essential for the health and hygiene …

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Tree Roots in Drains – FAQs 

Tree Root Ingress is probably the biggest cause of blocked drains, pipes and sewer systems in …

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How to retrieve lost drain rods from a drain 

Lost Drain Rods? You might find it surprising that one of the most common questions …

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How I look for dangerous blockages in drains… 

Watch Jon explain how we look for dangerous blockages and other major issues in drainage. …

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Why use a CCTV drain survey 

We can use a CCTV drain survey to observe the conditions of your drains and …

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Rats in your drain pipes? Here’s what to do 

Finding signs to having rats in your drain pipes can be your worst nightmare. Maintain …

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Signs of Tree Root Obstruction in Your Drains 

Tree root obstruction reduces the flow of water through your drains freely. It can also …

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Maintain Drains awarded place on new Dorset County Council framework 

Dorset County Council has awarded Dorset based drainage specialists Maintain Drains a contract to provide …

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Roots In Drains Removal 

Drainage problems are often difficult to spot and can easily grow into a larger issue. …

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Home Buyers CCTV Drain Survey 

Having a CCTV Drainage survey before you purchase a new home is a great idea. …

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The Problems Caused by Pitch Fibre Pipes 

Pitch fibre pipes are an inferior and poor-standard form of drainage. It is a lighter …

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Benefits of Hiring a Professional Plumber 

Changing a lightbulb or a fuse is an easy task. It is tempting to fix …