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Blocked Drains Shefford
A drainage system’s job is to remove water waste from properties and buildings. The system is made up of multiple drain pipes which lead to the sewer.
Blocked drains can occur when the incorrect materials are put down our sinks, toilets, and gutters. When oils, grease, fat and other foreign objects end up in the drainage system, they can quickly build up over time.
If untreated or left without being cleaned it can then later lead to a full blockage of the drainage system. Hence a blocked drain has now occurred.
Who is responsible for blocked drains tenant or landlord?
Depending if you rent or have purchased your home or property will depend on who is in charge of a blocked drain.
If you rent a property then more than likely your landlord will contact a drainage company to have the blocked drain fixed. But if the blockage was your fault due to putting something down the drain the landlord may charge you to have it fixed.
If you have bought your home, you will have to contact a drainage company yourself to have the blockage removed. A company like Drain 365 can remove drain blockages for both tenants and landlords.
Does home insurance cover blocked drains in Shefford?
Most home insurances cover the cost of drain repairs and other drainage issues. You should check with your home insurance provider to see if you are covered for drain problems.
Some home insurance companies charge extra to have this coverage in place. The home insurance tends to cover drainage problems such as collapsed drains accidentally, tree root damage, blocked due to a broken drain pipe and so on.
It is always best to check with your home insurance to see what they cover you for in regards to your drainage system.
How to prevent clogged drains?
Here are some tips and tricks that you can use to help to avoid clogged up drains. Once every two weeks pour boiling water down the sink, bath drains this will contribute to breaking up fats and greases.
Using this method will help to prevent future blockages and keep the fats from building up. Other ways of preventing clogged drains, is to stop pouring fats, greases and oils down the sink drains.
It will help to avoid future build up which later could cause a blocked drain. Do not dispose of baby wipes, nappies, sanitary towels and other products down the toilet.
These are larger objects that can obstruct the drain pipe leading to a blocked drain.
How to clear blocked drains Shefford
When it comes to clearing a blocked drain, we at Drain 365 know how stressful it can be. Noticing foul smells around your home?. May be caused due to a blocked drainage system. Many homeowners will try to find quick fixes online or from friends.
However, it is always recommended to use a professional drainage company. Drain 365 can fix a blocked drain swiftly to restore flow back to your drainage system.
Attempting to unblock a drain yourself could lead to further problems or cause more of a blockage further in the drainage system.
Other drainage services we provide
- Drain Repairs
- Drain Lining
- Drain Moling
- CCTV Drain Surveys
- Septic Tanks
- Grease Trap Cleaning
Need professional help with a blocked drain?. Contact Drain 365 today on 0800 699 0922 for a free quotation. We will provide a fast and effectively drain unblocking service.
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