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The Importance of Septic Tank Cleaning 

Septic Tanks are used when a property is not connected to the public drainage system. …

The Effect of Hard Water on Drains 

It is suggested that 60% of homes in the UK are using hard water. Hard …

Importance of Drain Maintenance 

All drainage experts will tell you that it is vital that you maintain and take …

Why Are There Rats in my Drains? 

Are You Asking, “Why Are There Rats in my Drains?”   There are an estimated …

How to Check For Leaks in a Bathroom 

The bathroom is where you would usually find leaks in your home. Water stains on …

Most frequently asked drainage questions 

There have been hundreds of questions that have been asked by our customers concerning their …

How To Fix A Blocked Sink 

If your sink isn’t working properly, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Maintain …

Damp proofing your drainage systems 

Damp can be a major issue for many homes causing structural damage and health problems …

How to Prevent Fatbergs – Domestic & Commercial 

Fatberg is a term used to describe congealed lumps of fat, sanitary items, wet wipes …

Reasons why your drains are draining slow 

If your drains are draining slow it might seem like a mild inconvenience. However, this …

Here’s how to fix a blocked toilet 

A blocked toilet is a common occurrence that can be a nightmare for any house …

4 ways to protect your home from being flooded 

It seems this time of year there are always reports of damage and inconvenience caused …