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



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



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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