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Domestic & Commercial

Removing Roots from Drains

Maintain Drains are a very well established drain repair company based in Poole. We operate within a radius of about 50 miles of Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole.

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Your Trusted Roots In Drains Solution

Are you facing the persistent problem of tree roots infiltrating your drainage system? At Maintain Drains, we understand the hassle and inconvenience this can cause. We specialise in efficient and thorough roots in pipe removal for both domestic and commercial properties.

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Our Drain Root Removal Process


Get in touch with us when you notice signs of roots in drains.


Our team will respond quickly and efficiently, working around your schedule.


A drainage professional will perform a drain inspection and give you a clear quote for any repair works.


Maintain Drains will carry out the work required to an exceptional standard.

Is drain root removal right for you?

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Drain Root Removal

Our team is equipped with advanced technology and extensive training, ensuring we handle your drainage emergencies with speed, cleanliness, and safety, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


How do tree roots get into drains?

Tree roots can easily enter drains in the UK through joints, cracks, and walls. This can lead to blockages and reduced drainage efficiency. The majority of drainage systems in the UK use pipes that are easily infiltrated by tree roots.


Why tree roots enter your drains?

Tree roots are attracted to moisture and nutrients. Drain pipes provide both, making them a target for roots. Disturbed ground, trenches, and house foundations also make it easy for roots to travel.


How do you repair root ingress?

Tree root ingress is one of the biggest causes of blockages in the UK. For this reason, we recommend that you have your drains thoroughly investigated with a pre-purchase survey before buying a new house. Drains close to any disturbed ground, trees or hedges are particularly vulnerable.


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Frequently Asked Questions about Roots in Pipes

Drainage root removal is a service dedicated to eliminating tree roots from drainage systems. Over time, these roots can obstruct pipes, causing reduced flow and potential system damage. Our root removal process aims to restore proper drainage function by clearing the pipes from root intrusion.

Tree roots are naturally attracted to water sources, and drainage systems offer consistent moisture. As roots seek moisture, they find their way into pipe joints and cracks. Once inside, roots continue to grow, leading to blockages and related problems

Signs of tree root blockages include slow-draining sinks, toilets, or showers, along with unusual gurgling sounds and foul odours from drains. Damp patches near the drainage system may also indicate root-related issues.

Yes, preventive measures can minimise tree root intrusion. Planting trees away from drainage systems, selecting tree species with non-invasive roots, and using root barriers are effective strategies. Regular maintenance, such as root growth inhibitors and pruning, can also help prevent root intrusion.

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Experience Hassle-Free Drains with Maintain Drains

Are persistent root infiltrations causing headaches for your property’s drainage system? Look no further than Maintain Drains for a seamless and effective solution. Our dedicated team specialises in root removal that eliminates blockages and ensures uninterrupted drainage flow. Why Choose Maintain Drains for Root Removal?

  1. Swift Response, Anytime: Say goodbye to prolonged drainage issues. Our team is available 24/7, ready to swiftly address root-related emergencies. We understand the urgency and act promptly to provide relief.
  2. Advanced Technology, Proven Results: At Maintain Drains, we’ve invested in cutting-edge technology and comprehensive training. This ensures that our professionals are equipped to handle even the most stubborn root infiltrations with precision and efficiency.
  3. Preserve Your Property: Don’t let root damage escalate and threaten your property’s foundation. With our expert root removal, you safeguard your property from structural compromise and costly repairs down the line.
  4. Minimise Disruptions: Our process is designed to minimise disruptions to your daily life. We work around your schedule, ensuring that root removal is performed with minimal disturbance, so you can continue with your routine hassle-free.
  5. Budget-Friendly Solutions: Early intervention is key to avoiding hefty repair bills. Maintain Drains offers cost-effective root removal that prevents major damage and saves you from expensive drainage system replacements.
  6. Expert Guidance: Worried about future root infiltrations? Our experts provide guidance on preventive measures, helping you choose tree species that won’t invade drains and suggesting root barriers for long-term peace of mind.

Trust in Maintain Drains for Lasting Drainage Solutions Why endure the frustration of recurring root blockages? Maintain Drains is your dedicated partner in ensuring smooth and unobstructed drainage. Our commitment to advanced technology, expertise, and customer satisfaction sets us apart. Experience the benefits of a worry-free drainage system – contact us today to bid farewell to root-related issues for good.

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