The Cold Hard Facts of Blocked Drains in the UK

October 19, 2017
In this blog post, we outline the cold hard facts about blocked drains in the United Kingdom. We reveal where in the UK suffers from the highest proportion of blocked drains and we outline in detail the exact extent of the problem using interesting facts and statistics.

Insurance, Mortgages and CCTV Drain Surveys

July 4, 2017
If you are looking to buy a property, whether that be residential or commercial, there are several parts of the building that are recommended to be surveyed before the sale is complete. Electrics, walls, heating and roofing checks are standard these days, however one inspection that is too often overlooked is a drain survey.

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing Plumbing Problems

June 10, 2016
Each day thousands of people fall foul of totally avoidable plumbing problems. These problems are inconvenient and costly for homeowners. If you would like to avoid these plumbing problems and instead spend your hard earned cash on other more important items, we urge you to read this post carefully.

Drains and Subsistence

November 6, 2015
Subsistence is defined by the Institution of Structural Engineers as "the downward movement of a building’s foundation caused by the loss of support site beneath the foundation”. In this post I discuss common causes of subsistence, the signs of subsistence and action you may take to remedy this unfortunate problem, particularly with reference to your drains.