Pipe Relining Blog

Drano not working in your clogged drain?

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Drano not working in your clogged drain?

Finding out there’s something very solid blocking a drain in your home tends to have everyone at panic stations. If the drain clearing chemicals from the supermarket are not working, you’ve almost put your shoulder out having a crack with the plunger, and then finally tried for a good hour to move the clog with a plumbers hand or electric eel, things are probably starting to look quite grim.  Read the full article



Using a CCTV pipe inspection to uncover problems in your drains

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Using a CCTV pipe inspection to uncover problems in your drains

Drainage issues are not like problems at the other end of your home’s plumbing system. If the water stops running to your home along the main water pipe it’s very quickly apparent. Drain troubles, on the other hand, tend to be harder to spot initially. This is why it’s so important to check the drainage system every now and then to ensure everything is flowing as it should.  Read the full article



Blocked Drains are a Breeding Ground for Bacteria

Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Blocked Drains are a Breeding Ground for Bacteria

Not to try and scare people here but bacteria that can grow inside your drains isn't commonly spoken about. These types of bacteria can cause you and your family all kinds of grief, from feeling generally ill to having to be admitted into hospital.  Read the full article



Drain cleaning with a pressure washer

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Drain cleaning with a pressure washer

Most people tend to forget about their drains until it is too late and becomes an issue. Once a blocked drain occurs it can be quite a costly expedition depending on the work involved in removing the blockage from the drain. It's also not a pleasant experience to not have functioning facilities.  Read the full article



Who is responsible for blocked drains in a rental property?

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Who is responsible for blocked drains in a rental property?

Every time you move into a new rental property you would have signed a Rental Tenancy Agreement. Most people go through it with their real estate agent who flies through it with you usually briefly going over the terms and conditions and pointing out all the sign here spots as it is the 1 millionth tenancy agreement they have done. It is important to note that once you sign that agreement you are bound by those terms. Therefore it would be beneficial for you to read them before signing as they can all differ in some way shape or form.  Read the full article



How to repair a drain under a concrete slab

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
How to repair a drain under a concrete slab

Warning signs which could be an indication of water leaking from drains located under the slab foundation of your home.  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



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