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Mums know best

Mums know best

Wipe away blockage misery Misleading advice on bathroom products such as baby wipes, make-up wipes and cotton wool is contributing to drainage problems for thousands of families, new research reveals. Millions of the hygiene products are flushed down the loo each week – clogging pipes…

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Think before you flush

Think before you flush

When we go to the loo, all we want to do is flush and forget. But it’s not always quite that simple. We live in a disposable age, with convenient products, which can be used and thrown away. We’ve got; wet wipes for faces, hands…

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Sewers and drains explained

Sewers and drains explained

So What are you responsible for? There are an awful lot of pipes, drains and sewers hidden away from view inside homes and under the ground – so it’s worth bearing in mind that responsibility for their upkeep is in the hands of different organisations…

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Manholes & Inspection Chambers

Manholes & Inspection Chambers

An integral part of any drainage system are the access points into it when it comes to cleaning, clearing and inspection, however the number and construction of any chambers at your property, if any will be largely dependant on its age. Building regulations as we…

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Help! My drain rods are stuck!

Help! My drain rods are stuck!

The above is one of the most common topics that we are contacted over as the hapless and frustrated home owner trying to save a few pounds has now not only got a blocked drain but he has lost his newly purchased or borrowed drain…

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Drain Gullies – What are they?

Drain Gullies – What are they?

Drain gullies or grids as most people describe them are the ground level drains that your waste or storm water pipes discharge into, they come in numerous shapes and sizes and can be a single unit or two and three piece affairs constructed in clay,…

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Pitch fibre pipe work – Ticking time bomb!

Pitch fibre pipe work – Ticking time bomb!

Pitch Fibre Pipe Work If you are ever in the company of a drainage contractor when he lifts a manhole cover and sees the jet black matt coating of a pitch fibre channel pipe staring up at him, you will see the corner of his…

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Surface water drainage maintenance

Surface water drainage maintenance

Surface water drainage is taken for granted. We expect all those grates and gulleys to cope with anything, right? Even when we don’t bother to make sure they’re capable of taking the strain. And it’s not hard to see how drains become clogged — general…

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How to get rid of unwanted fat

How to get rid of unwanted fat

This is not another fad diet or latest craze in fitness regimes. It is straightforward advice about good housekeeping. The legal issues The problem applies to both commercial and domestic users, but for businesses, it has wider reaching implications than localised blocked drains: there may…

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Best practice for your drains makes sense

Best practice for your drains makes sense

The Lanes Group warns that it makes sense for the care industry to adopt best practice in an area which is all too often ignored — drains. The care sector is particularly vulnerable to drain and sewer concerns because of high usage and output through…

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