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Understanding what causes drain blockages can be instrumental in prevention. Common culprits include: Solidified Fats and Oils: Often washed down sinks, these substances can solidify and cause significant blockages.

Hair and Soap Scum: These are notorious for clogging bathroom drains, accumulating over time to form sizeable obstructions. Food Waste: Despite being biodegradable, certain food items don’t break down easily, leading to blocked pipes. Foreign Objects: Items that aren’t meant for drains, like sanitary products or wipes, can be particularly troublesome.

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Harnessing Advanced Technology for Effective Drain Clearance

Professional drain clearance isn’t just about manual cleaning. It’s a sophisticated process employing advanced technology to ensure thorough, lasting results. Techniques include:

CCTV Drain Surveys: These involve using cameras to inspect drains, offering precise diagnostics, and targeted solutions.

High-Pressure Water Jetting: This method is highly effective for dislodging and removing stubborn blockages.

Safeguarding Your Environment with Regular Drain Maintenance
While addressing immediate blockages is critical, regular drain maintenance should not be overlooked. Scheduled inspections and cleaning are investments in the longevity and performance of your drainage system. They help in:

Early Detection of Issues: Regular assessments help catch problems early on, making for easier and less costly interventions.

Maintaining Flow Efficiency: Routine cleaning ensures your drains remain unobstructed, promoting better flow and function.

Preventing Environmental Damage: Well-maintained drains are less likely to contribute to environmental issues, such as pollution due to overflow.

Professional drain clearance services are more than a mere convenience; they are a necessity for any diligent property owner. By understanding the importance of these services, recognising what to look for in a provider, and investing in regular maintenance, you can ensure that your property remains safe, hygienic, and fully functional.

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Frequently asked Questions about Drain Clearance

1. What exactly is drain clearance?
Drain clearance involves the removal of obstructions from drains to restore normal water flow. This can include eliminating accumulated debris, solid wastes, or even tree roots that have infiltrated the drainage system.

2. How often should I have my drains cleared?
It’s advisable to schedule professional drain clearance, by a team such as Mantank, at least once a year to maintain optimal functionality. However, for properties with frequent blockages or higher usage, more regular check-ups may be necessary.

3. Can I clear a blocked drain myself?
While minor blockages can sometimes be resolved with plungers or drain snakes, more severe blockages require professional attention. Improper handling can exacerbate the problem and lead to costly repairs.

4. How do professionals clear drains?
Our experts use various methods depending on the issue. Common techniques include high-pressure water jetting, electro-mechanical cleaning, and for thorough diagnostics, CCTV drain surveys.

5. Are chemical drain cleaners advisable for clearing blockages?
Chemical drain cleaners can offer a quick fix but may cause more harm than good. They often corrode pipes and are harmful to the environment. For persistent blockages, it’s best to consult a drain expert.

6. What are the signs that I need drain clearance?
Common indicators include slow water drainage, gurgling sounds, and unpleasant odours emanating from the drains. If you notice water backing up, that’s a definitive sign of a blockage.

7. Can regular drain clearance prevent larger issues?
Absolutely. Regular drain maintenance helps identify potential problems early on, preventing the escalation into more significant, more disruptive issues. It’s an investment in the property’s long-term health and efficiency.

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To find out more about drain clearance or for more information on any of our other drainage services, get in touch. Contact Mantank today on 0161 459 4262 or 0164 220 5262. Alternatively, get in touch online and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.


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