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2022
Have Your Drains Collapsed? Everything You Need to Know 

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

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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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Avoiding Cryptosporidium 

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

2022
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 …

2022
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 …

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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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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 …

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Why you shouldn’t use Chemical Drain Cleaners 

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

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How we use drain rodding to clear your drains 

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

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How drainage maps can help to secure planning permissions 

A drain mapping survey can help you identify the structure of a building’s drainage, including …

2022
Should my restaurant have a grease trap? 

Whether you are running a busy restaurant or a small cafe, most commercial companies are …