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Need Blocked Drains Specialists in Christchurch?
Are you struggling with blocked drains in Christchurch, Dorset? Bad smells and slow draining water are just two of the tell-tale signs of clogged drains.
Here at Canford Drains, we can provide drain unblocking services to restore your system to full working order before it develops into a major headache. The last thing anyone wants to come home to is a flooded property, or even a blocked toilet, so if you suspect you’ve got a blockage in your drainage system, call Canford Drains today. Our stellar drainage service will get to the bottom of any drainage problem you may be experiencing. With our specialist tools and CCTV drain survey equipment, we can locate the pesky blockage and clear it to return your system to optimal working condition.
Our engineers are available 24/7, 365 days a year. We pride ourselves on delivering the best service to all our clients to protect homes and businesses from drainage issues.
Soakaway Replacement & Repairs in Christchurch
Here at Canford Drains, we specialise in the repair and replacement soakaway systems, catering to both commercial and domestic clients in Bournemouth and further afield. Over the past 25 years, we have established ourselves as one of Bournemouth’s leading soakaway contractors!
Soakaways are highly resilient drainage systems designed to divert excess water away from your property. They can be extremely useful in preventing waterlogging, standing water and flooding.
In simple terms, a soakaway is a series of holes dug into the ground and then covered with turf. Each hole is filled with coarse stones and rubble. The tiny pockets within the holes free from soil and earth allow water to flow into the soil.
However, soakaways are occasionally prone to blockages or may lose their effectiveness due to long-term wear and damage.
Blockages are frequently caused by leaves, silt and other garden waste washing into the soakaway. In many cases, we are able to clear the blockage by using a pressure washer to remove the buildup. However, if the blockage is too severe, or there are further underlying issues, the best course of action may be to replace your soakaway outright.
Our engineers can excavate a new soakaway (or the existing one, after tracing it) – before installing a brand new soakaway system at your property.
Unblocking Blocked Drains For…
Removal of Tree Roots
CCTV Surveys and More
When our team of drainage engineers clear clogged up sinks and bathtubs, and blocked toilets in Christchurch, professional, specialist equipment is used to ensure the drains are cleaned thoroughly. With hair, soap buildup, baby wipes and sanitary products usually causing the obstruction, it’s important to ensure the blockage is removed and the rest of the pipe is clean and clear to allow the water to drain properly once again. This is done through a variety of tools including drain rodding, highly-pressurised water drain jetting and descaling equipment.
In kitchens, fats, oils and grease are the main culprit of blocked drains, with the fatty liquids hardening inside the pipes once cooled, creating a sticky substance that other debris, such as baby wipes, can stick to. However, sometimes mother nature plays a part in causing drainage obstruction, with drain pipes suffering from tree root ingress. Whatever the problem causing your blocked drains, our team have the tools and the know-how to do the right job.
CCTV Drain Surveys Christchurch
Not all drain blockages can be cleared using our drain jetting and rodding equipment. Sometimes the blockages are much more stubborn and require further examination to see exactly what is causing the clogged drain.
Canford Drains can provide CCTV drain surveys in Christchurch for such properties that are experiencing tough blockages. Our hi-tech drain survey equipment is used to identify the blockage and can highlight any other problems that may be plaguing your drain, from pipe cracks to collapsed liners.
A drain survey can also be undertaken when purchasing a house. This is known as a ‘homebuyer’s drain survey’ and, by having one done, your drainage engineer can identify any issues with a property’s drainage system that needs to be addressed. A drain survey can help you avoid a hefty bill later on, especially in the case of older properties which may not have had their drainage system inspected for quite some time. In these types of period properties, pipes can often experience corrosion.
If the CCTV drain survey does uncover problems with a property you plan to purchase, you can use the report to negotiate with the seller and even ensure they have their drainage system fully repaired so you don’t inherit any existing problems.
Canford Drains provide a full report with every CCTV drain survey we undertake that will detail the condition of your drains. In the case of blocked drains, it is exceptionally useful to identify tree roots that may have broken through the pipework and caused the obstruction. The camera equipment allows our drainage engineer to identify the issue and the location of the problem so that we may unblock, repair and free your drainage system from problems.
Dedicated Drain Repairs in Christchurch
In the event that a drain survey highlights issues beyond blocked drains, our experienced team can repair your drainage system to get it working efficiently once again.
Canford Drains operate a 24/7 emergency response and can respond to all types of drainage faults that may be occurring at your property.
Are your drain pipes experiencing cracks or corrosion?
Not all drain pipes need replacing. We can usually repair pipes with minor cracks or corrosion by using drain lining. The liner acts as a second skin and fits inside the drain pipe like a base layer, sealing over the cracks and providing a smooth surface for water to flow across. More severe damage may require pipe replacement, either through drain moling or excavation.
Our team at Canford Drains can provide drain repairs in Christchurch for domestic and commercial properties, from pipe replacement to drain relining. We can offer drain installation for properties, perfect for housing developments, extension work and property conversion.
Contact Canford Drains today – Your Blocked Drains Specialists in Christchurch – for all types of drain repairs.
What Our Customers Say
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All the office staff to whom we spoke were up-to-speed with our problem, practical and helpful. Gerry, the engineer, arrived in a timely fashion, and was friendly and courteous to both me and the neighbours to whose properties he needed access. He took trouble to remove his boots whenever he had to go in any of the houses, and worked hard, sensibly and tidily. I would recommend Canford Drains to anyone with a similar problem