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8 Things to Avoid Putting Down Your Drain

When drains are working properly, we often become lax about certain precautions that we should be taking to make sure that this continues. This means we can get lazy and can do things that end up causing serious problems within...

August 2, 2018 Read More

Are Drain Cleaners a Good Option?

When a pipe gets blocked, either completely or partially, going to the supermarket and grabbing some drain cleaner can seem like a very tempting option. However, for a number of reasons, this is only a half measure in the short-term,...

July 25, 2018 Read More
Why You Should Avoid Drain Cleaner

Dealing With Old Metal Pipes

Until relatively recently, drainage companies would use metal pipes rather than PVC when installing systems within homes. Typically, they would use cast iron metal pipes. This material has a very long lifespan, but after a few decades (some of these...

July 18, 2018 Read More
0776. Problems with Old Metal Pipes

Drain Repair/Maintenance and Who Is Responsible

There are many levels to the UK’s drainage system, directing water and waste from your home to sewage plants throughout the nation. This begs the question, then, when a problem arises in a drainage system, who is responsible for fixing...

July 10, 2018 Read More
Sewer Pipes

Why Drain Cleaning is Important

On rare occasions, blockages can happen near instantly. Every now and again something can get washed down the drain and get stuck, suddenly creating a dangerous blockage. However, generally, a clog will build up over weeks, months, and even years,...

July 1, 2018 Read More
Do I Need Professional Drain Cleaning?

Keeping Your Drains Functional This Summer

As Summer comes around and we get ready to sit back and watch the World Cup, fire up the barbecues, and prepare for our trips abroad, it is a fantastic time to carry out some quick checks and take some...

June 22, 2018 Read More
Keeping Your Drains Functional This Summer

Dealing With Tree Roots

Tree roots are one of the most major causes of blockages within drains, pipes, and sewers throughout Britain. They are in many ways similar to a regular blockage and have the same warning signs such as backed up pipes or...

June 13, 2018 Read More
Why Do Tree Roots Go for Drain Pipes?

3 Common Drainage Problems and How We Fix Them

There are many things that can go wrong in your drainage system. When you do not look after your system, the chance of something going wrong is very high. Many things that don’t belong in our pipes end up there...

May 30, 2018 Read More
Blocked Pipes

CCTV Surveys – Why They Are Essential to Drainage Maintenance

When it comes to drainage maintenance, there is one advance in technology in recent years that has revolutionised how drainage technicians work more than any other. This technology allows us to shrink down and climb inside the pipes to explore...

May 17, 2018 Read More

Got a Blocked Sink? Try One of These D.I.Y. Cleaning Methods

Most of us will experience a blocked sink at some time or another. That’s not to say, though, that it’s always worth calling out the experts at Clark Drainage to deal with the issue. In many cases, the issue will...

April 16, 2018 Read More
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