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Can a Drain Survey Help With Your Buildings Insurance?

September 30, 2015

A drain survey can be a key preventative measure taken to provide reassurance to property owners and insurers that a local drainage network is working as it should. It can also provide crucial information in the event of an insurance claim. Faulty drains require immediate repair or buildings risk mounting drainage problems, possibly leading to […]

Why Can CCTV Drain Surveys be Crucial for Homebuyers?

September 30, 2015

There’s a housing shortage and house prices in the UK are on the rise, and have been for some time. Buying a house is a bigger financial commitment than ever so making the right choice is critical. The homebuyer survey is a vital part of the house buying process and it’s there to make sure […]

How Will Drain Mapping Change Your Plans?

September 26, 2015

Plans are essential. Knowing where things are and how they’re likely to be affected by your actions is crucial when it comes to building and refurbishment work. The question then is, are your plans reliable? Are you confident that you have the most up to date version? Sometimes you might not even have the luxury […]

How Can Drain Tracing Help Us to Help You?

September 24, 2015

Drain tracing is a diagnostic tool for investigating the nature of drainage problems, particularly where there are issues around access. It’s an essential technique for information-gathering when the situation calls for prior knowledge of a drainage system before any remedial work can take place. Not all drain blockages are simple to detect, and in situations […]

Should You Have a Drain Survey to Fight the Fat?

September 18, 2015

If one person in every five in the north west fries food at least three days a week, and if this involves fat being poured down the sink, then the potential for drain blockages is high. Utility companies answer a large number of callouts arising from congealed cooking fat blocking drains and the cost is […]

With Sinkholes On the Increase, is it Time for a Drain Survey?

September 12, 2015

In August a huge, 40ft sinkhole opened up on the Mancunian Way in central Manchester. It is likely to cause traffic disruption for months to come. The explanation for all this may be erosion from persistent and heavy rain. However, another common cause of sinkholes is deteriorating sewage or drainage pipes. In fact the two […]

Will a CCTV Drain Survey Discover the Cause of Persistent Clogging?

September 12, 2015

For many of us, dealing with temporary blockages to our drains is something we’re happy to take care of ourselves, from using a plunger to unscrewing the p-trap to clear out anything that’s settled and causing an obstruction. And we’re all familiar with commercially available drain unblocking products, the sort you pour down the sink […]

What Causes Blocked Drains and Why Have a CCTV Drain Survey?

September 1, 2015

The drain survey isn’t a cure for blocked drains, but it is invaluable in enabling us to detect and diagnose a problem. Then we provide the cure. It’s an unfortunate fact of life that drain blockages are commonplace. Luckily, we have the technology and tools to be able to find out what the issue is […]