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What to do if you have a fatberg in your drains 

What is fatberg? Fatberg is the term used when a sewage system is blocked by …

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 …

Signs of Tree Root Obstruction in Your Drains 

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

2020 Septic Tank Regulations – Are you compliant? 

Even though the 2020 septic tank regulation came out in 2015, many are still not …

Signs your drains are blocked 

Sometimes, it’s hard to work out if your drains are blocked. Drainage issues are a …

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 …

Roots In Drains Removal 

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

When Is Drain Excavation Needed 

Most of the drainage issues we deal with at Maintain Drains are minor problems which …

How To Unblock An Outside Drain 

We hand out plenty of tips on how to keep your drains healthy inside the …

Home Buyers CCTV Survey 

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

The Problems Caused by Pitch Fibre Pipes 

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

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Plumber 

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