Drain and sewer clearance

Drain and sewage clearance

A drain or sewer block can be a huge inconvenience, and unfortunately from time to time, hair, grease and solids can cause a blockage. Professional drain cleaners can remove a blockage whilst also stopping a future occurrence.

There are many ways to tackle a drain or sewer blockage, such as chemical drain cleaners and air burst drain cleaners.

There are also devices that can be used in the event of a large blockage that can remove obstructions throughout the drain’s entire length. These are known as sewer jets or electric drain cleaners.

Drain blockage removal is effective and will eliminate any problem quickly with no inconvenience.

What type of drain cleaning service will I need?

  • Handheld drain augers

Handheld augers can unblock obstructions up to eight metres from the drain’s opening. They use a long cable which is driven by rotating the drum. The cables are often thin enough to squeeze past sink traps. However, they’re discouraged from use on toilets as the ceramic could scratch.

  • Air burst drain cleaners

Air burst cleaners use accelerated gas to disintegrate the blockage. Carbon dioxide is frequently used, but normal air and other gases are viable too. Air burst cleaners work best when the blockage is close to the drain entrance and they have a better range than plungers.

  • Electric drain cleaners

These types of drain cleaner are essentially longer versions of the handheld auger. It can clear blockages up to 40 metres from entry point as the cable twists up through the piping. Electric drain cleaners should only be operated by skilled professionals as they require a great physical effort to control and can be expensive to buy.

  • Sewer jetters

High pressurised water is used in this instance to clear pipes and drains. They not only remove the initial blockage but also help to prevent future occurrences. Sewer jetters can be used to remove blockages throughout the pipework’s entire length. Experts are needed in this case as you must be fully trained to operate the machine.

  • Enzymatic drain cleaners

Enzymatic cleaners use bacteria to react with sewer residue and clear slow moving drains. They’re often used as a form of maintenance rather than unblocking obstructions.

Drain and sewage clearance quotes

If you’re in need of an expert to remove build-up in your drain or sewer and help your pipework return to normal, you’ve come to the right place.

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Local Drain and sewer clearance Projects

1 Project: Domestic tank emptied. Tank close to road
2 Project: 5mts of pipework needs lining Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Repair Internal or External blockage: External Please call to appoint
3 Project: Sceptic tank emptying and health check on the tank.
4 Project: Empty bio disc max sewage tank
5 Project: sewer blocked between house and road
6 Project: Toilet blocked, drain clearing.
7 Project: Sceptic tank needs emptied.
8 Project: Treatment plant emptied please Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Other Internal or External blockage: Unknown Please call to appoint
9 Project: Septic tank emptying please Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Service Please call to appoint
10 Project: We would like a quote to empty our septic tank approx 3 times per year. Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Other Internal or External blockage...
11 Project: Re line with resin 15m of foul waste pipe 100m diameter ... Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Service Internal or External blockage: External...
12 Project: we need our septic tank emptied Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Service Internal or External blockage: Unknown Please call to appoint
13 Project: Survey of drains for new house Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Other Internal or External blockage: Unknown Please call to appoint
14 Project: Sceptic tank needs emptying Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Service Internal or External blockage: External Please call to appoint
15 Project: Septic tank emptying outside of the house
16 Project: The Down pipe drain from the guttering around my converted garage studio is blocked causing a foul damp smell in the studio and making it unusable. I can’t see where it leads and need it looked at a...
17 Project: Emptying of domestic cess-pit. Forty foot distance from nearest parking place.
18 Project: Septic tank needs emptying Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Other Internal or External blockage: Unknown Please call to appoint
19 Project: Need my septic tank emptied Domestic or Commercial: Domestic Are you the property owner: Owner What work do you require: Other Internal or External blockage: External Please call to appoint Please ca...
20 Project: Empty treatment plant at above address.

Reviews of drain and sewer clearance companies

By Mr Andy B.
JTC ENVIRONMENTAL LIMITED
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Quick response and professional service from office and site staff
By Mr David C.
STRATEGIC CONTRACTS LIMITED
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efficent quick service
By Mrs Val S.
JTC ENVIRONMENTAL LIMITED
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Fantastic service came the same day very plesant staff
By Mr Aqeel S.
STRATEGIC CONTRACTS LIMITED
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Price was a little bit more expensive than some of the other companies but they were the ones that could come out quickest.
By Mr Tony P.
JTC ENVIRONMENTAL LIMITED
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very professional friendly service

Drain cleaning activity in February 2020

Drain cleaning Projects in the UK in February 2020

January 2020 December / January
South East 386 -28% <img src=
Greater London 280 -18% <img src=
East Midlands 262 63% <img src=
North West 210 -30% <img src=
Yorkshire & Humber 200 18% <img src=
Scotland 195 -18% <img src=
East Of England 180 0% <img src=
Western Midlands 171 6% <img src=
South West 161 -33% <img src=
Wales 109 43% <img src=
Northern Ireland 44 -50% <img src=
North East 1 -92% <img src=
United Kingdom 2,199 -12%

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines.

Latest successful drain cleaning projects in February

By Mr Aqeel S.
Very fast
By Mr Tony P.
Very professional and friendly service using the most modern equipment. High attention to detail and leaving the job clean.
By Mrs Iris N.
Quick and efficient response the company recommended came within two hours
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Easy to use and resulted in competitive quotes from firms I wouldn't have been able to easily reach

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