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2021
Is My Kitchen Sink Clogged with Grease? 

Is your kitchen sink taking longer to empty? Have you noticed a bad smell coming …

2021
Building an Extension? How to Find the Drains on Your Property 

Drains. Probably the last thing on your mind when you move into a new house …

2021
How trees in Poole could be damaging your drains 

If you’re local to Poole or Bournemouth, we’re sure you’re aware of the beautiful woodland …

2021
Is it the Landlord’s Responsibility to Unblock Drains? 

Whether you are a tenant who is currently renting your property, or a landlord dealing …

2021
Buying Your First Home? 3 Reasons You Need a CCTV Drain Survey 

A CCTV drain survey should be on your radar if you’re looking to buy a …

2021
Is That Rotten Eggs? Why Does My Drain Smell? 

Rotten eggs are an unpleasant smell, and it isn’t something you want lingering inside or …

2021
Have Your Drains Collapsed? Everything You Need to Know 

A collapsed drain is one of the most extreme drainage issues that we deal with, …

2021
How do I protect my drains from rats? 

Keeping rats out of drains is essential for any domestic or commercial drainage system. Rats …

2021
Avoiding Cryptosporidium 

Guest Blog: Avoiding Cryptosporidium – The Dangerous Water Parasite That’s Immune To Chlorine There is …

2021
Tree Roots in Drains – FAQs 

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

2021
How to retrieve lost drain rods from a drain 

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

2021
It’s been a bit of a #rathunting weekend again… 

It’s been another rat finding weekend for the Maintain Drains team this weekend.  The team …