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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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REMOVING TREE ROOTS FROM SEWERS

REMOVING TREE ROOTS FROM SEWERS

Mature trees add beauty and shade to landscapes, but their roots can cause extensive damage to sewer pipes. Roots grow into the pipes because they like it in there! Sewer pipe contain water, nutrients and oxygen – the essential elements for trees to grow. Aside…

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ILLEGAL SEWER CONNECTIONS

ILLEGAL SEWER CONNECTIONS

We at J&F Drainage can help you Check your Property.Follow this checklist to find out if you have misconnected drains.  The more ‘yes’ answers, the more likely you will be to have a misconnection. You may be able to answer the questions by simply looking…

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SEWER INSTALLATIONS

SEWER INSTALLATIONS

Whether the pipe is to be installed inside of a structure or outside, the basic methods are the same. Typically, you will need a starting elevation and an ending elevation. To determine your pitch or fall, measure the difference in elevation between start and ending…

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How to unblock a toilet

How to unblock a toilet

Follow our top tips and keep those drains moving! Love your loo: Make sure that only wastewater, toilet tissue and human waste goes down your drains and into the sewer. Bin it – don’t block it: Wrap up sanitary products, nappies, wet wipes and condoms…

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