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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 …

2021
How I look for dangerous blockages in drains… 

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

2021
The UK Is Wasting Billions Of Litres Of Clean Drinking Water Every Day 

The UK Is Wasting Billions Of Litres Of Clean Drinking Water Every Day – Here’s …

2021
Why you shouldn’t use Chemical Drain Cleaners 

If you have noticed your sinks are draining slower than usual, you probably have a …

2021
How we use drain rodding to clear your drains 

Our drain rodding service is a fast and effective method to reach and unblock your …