Drain Unblocking

Blocked Drains

Are you having problems with blocked drains? Then call DrainBoss Plumbing and Drainage! We know a blocked drain is a stressful time which is why you need fixing fast.

Blocked Toilet

Blocked toilets are a frustrating and messy experience for any home or commercial building resident. Toilets are not designed to cope with large amounts of waste.

Blocked Sink

A blocked sink can be a major problem. Blocked sinks can lead to flooding, and a major inconvenience and cost.. If water in your sink does not drain away, you need rapid assistance.

Blocked Bath

DrainBoss Plumbing and Drainage will clear any bathroom blockages quickly and safely. We have local drainage technicians and are fully equipped to deal with any drainage problem.

Blocked Shower

Unblocking a blocked shower can be a problem for you to clear, if your shower won’t drain away slowly you need to act fast to prevent your blockage escalating into a flood.

Blocked Urinal

Blocked urinals are formed due to excessive build up of limescale & uric salts in the urinal traps or waste pipes. Limescale is insoluble in water and forms on the surfaces of urinals.

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FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

You can prevent getting blocked drains by implementing simple steps such as using a plug hole strainer on sinks and showers, scraping excess food from plate before washing up in the sink. Do not pour oil down the drain. Pour it into an empty bottle or jar and place it in the bin.

A few indicators that you have a blocked drain are rising water in a toilet after you flush, sinks or baths that are draining very slowly, bad smells coming from drains and gargling plug holes .

Yes, we carry the equipment that is necessary on our vans such as professional plungers, rods, high pressure jetting units and cctv equipment, so, in most cases, the problem can be diagnosed and fixed on the first visit.

No, we have a set price for standard blockages on domestic and commercial properties, we will tell you the price at the time of the booking. In certain circumstances, if anything more involved needs to be carried out, we will discuss everything with you before any costs are incurred and will not carry out the extra works until instructed to do so by you, giving you the full control of what work, if any, is done and when.

It is rare but not impossible, however, this would be discovered when we start attempting to unblock the drain. Our engineers have years of experience and it enables us to determine this very quickly and also have the skills to rectify and repair the problem in the most cost efficient and cost effective way. 

Yes, tree roots can grow and infiltrate into your drains but can be removed quickly and easily in most instances to prevent further damage.

Pitch fibre drains were introduced in the 1940s, and widely used until the 1970s. The life span of a pitch fibre pipe is approximately 40 years. If your pitch fibre drains are not leaking, damaged or blocking it is probably best to leave them alone. All the time the asbestos stays undisturbed and underground, it will not be a health risk.

If your pitch fibre drains are causing a problem, you can either have them excavated and replaced, or, if they haven’t been damaged too much, they can be repaired with non-dig repair technology, such as structural lining. A non-dig repair is generally quicker, cheaper and less disruptive than excavation and replacement. 

With either repair solution, it is important, due to the asbestos element, that pitch fibre pipes should only be handled by experts that will deal with them in a safe manor.

Your septic tank should last several years without maintenance. However, periodically, it should be cleared of sewage waste. This is done every few years. It is recommended that a professional perform this procedure due to the potential hazards involved. At DrainBoss, we provide a septic tank maintenance service ensuring that your septic tank works efficiently and that all pipework is cleared and free flowing.