Pipe Relining Blog

No-dig fix for broken pipe under a house

Thursday, August 25, 2016
No-dig fix for broken pipe under a house

This is a homeowners nightmare, a broken pipe running under the house. It's a tricky problem which we get called in to fix frequently.
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Sewer pipe relining project

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Sewer pipe relining project

We recently completed a large pipe relining project in the western Brisbane suburb of Oxley.  Read the full article



A couple of odd ideas about what clears clogged drains

Tuesday, August 02, 2016
A couple of odd ideas about what clears clogged drains

Ahh, the age-old quest for the holy grail of plumbing. What is the best way to clear a clogged drain? Even though we know how to clear just about anything from a drain, including cement and rocks, we also know a lot about what doesn't unblock a drain because we get called in once all the crazy drain clearing ideas the internet can throw up have been tried. And there are some seriously strange ideas out there. Here are a couple of oddballs.  Read the full article



When should I get a plumbing inspection?

Thursday, June 30, 2016
When should I get a plumbing inspection?

There are many times you could need a plumbing inspection, from a recurring blocked drain to a mysterious, eye-watering stench wafting up the plug hole. A comprehensive drain inspection will provide a clear view of the health of your drains and any issues which need addressing.  Read the full article



What is the Life Expectancy of your Sewer Pipes?

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
What is the Life Expectancy of your Sewer Pipes?

The old saying, "out of sight, out of mind", couldn't be truer than when it comes to your sewer system. As the sewer system is buried underground, most people never think about it until their sewerage starts backing up. So what is the life expectancy and when should you consider getting your sewer system checked?  Read the full article



How to avoid putting this sign on the door 'Business closed due to plumbing issue'

Friday, April 29, 2016
How to avoid putting this sign on the door 'Business closed due to plumbing issue'

How often have you seen this sign on the door of a business? Too many times.  Read the full article



FOG is the biggest cause of blocked drains

Friday, March 18, 2016
FOG is the biggest cause of blocked drains

FOG? What is FOG and why does it cause blocked drains? Glad you asked, let us explain. Firstly, FOG stands for "Fat, Oil and Grease" and we have all been guilty of pouring it down the sink at least once. Even if it's just cleaning that frypan you used to cook bacon in. Recent studies in the US claim that 47% of sewer blockages are caused by FOG. Similarly, in the UK it is 50% and in Malaysia up to 70%. Whilst we don't have figures for Australia, anecdotal evidence by Reline Solutions would suggest we are in the same ballpark.  Read the full article



Avoid car park flooding with regular drain clearing

Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Avoid car park flooding with regular drain clearing

Looks like we are set for a wet time here in Brisbane. For anyone in low-lying areas or those who live near waterways, this can mean some flooding and rising water. Most buildings are well suited to this yearly deluge and efficient drainage systems allow the water to flow quickly away from houses, apartments and commercial buildings. However, these drains must be maintained regularly and inspected during dry periods to make sure issues are not discovered once the rain begins.  Read the full article



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