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Blocked Drains Northwich

Blocked drains aren’t just an irritating problem to deal with. They can also serious structural issues to your property, in addition to a range of health hazards. If your blocked drains in Northwich aren’t cleared as quickly as possible, your property will start to suffer. Allowing grey water and waste to back-up can not only cause long-term damage, it can make your home unliveable.

Here at James Drains, our experienced team can help you to deal with blocked drains in Northwich properties of all kinds. Our drainage specialists have worked to eliminate blockages in homes, businesses and industrial facilities. Thanks to our experience, and industry-leading equipment, we can eliminate blockages of all kinds.

If your drainage system has suffered any damage related to the blockage, our team will be able to deliver an effective repairs and replacement service. We can help to restore damaged pipes to their former effectiveness. We are also able to deliver a complete replacement service to all kinds of collapsed pipes.

Blocked Drains Repairs in Northwich


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What are the Symptoms of Blocked Drains in Northwich?

When your drains do become blocked, they can cause a range of serious issues to your property. Some of the symptoms of blocked drains can start off as minor irritants. However, allowing them to develop into more serious blockages can lead to structural damage and health risks.

Some of the symptoms to look out for when it comes to blocked or otherwise damaged drains, include:

  • Unpleasant Smells – If unpleasant smells, particularly sulphuric ones, emerge from your drains, you could be suffering from blocked drains. This could be due to trapped water or waste in the pipe, or the blockage itself beginning to smell.
  • Slow to Clear and Gurgling Drains – If your toilets, sinks or baths are slow to drain, then there may be a blockage in the pipe. Even a partial blockage will reduce the operating width of your drains. As the water has less space to move through the pipe, it can take longer to clear.
  • The increased pressure around the blockage will also cause the drains to gurgle as the clear. This is due to trapped air escaping back up the pipe.

  • Backwash – In the worst cases, it is possible for drains to become completely blocked. This will prevent water and waste from exiting your property. With nowhere to go, and as the pressure builds up, the waste is likely to move back up your pipe. This can cause backwash and flooding across your property, including exterior drains and internal water features.

What Causes Blocked Drains in Northwich?

Blocked drains in Northwich can be caused by many different things. Some of these issues are due to poor drainage care, whereas others are caused by natural means. Both types can be extremely serious and result in long-term damage to your property. In the worst cases, these blocked drains can require repair or replacement services to restore their usability.

Some of the most common ways that drains can become blocked can include:

  • Food Waste – Solid food waste is a common cause of blockages. It can be difficult to shift and, when in place, can rot. This can create extremely unpleasant smells and make you vulnerable to all kinds of illnesses and diseases.
  • Fats, Oils and Greases – Otherwise known as FOGs, fats, oils and greases are a component of most blockages. These substances will stick to the inside of your pipes. They can trap and bind other kinds of waste together, leading to serious blockages.
  • Flushing Unsuitable Waste – There are all kinds of waste which can lead to blockages in drains. Some of the most common kinds of waste which are flushed or drained and lead to blocked drains are:
  • Kitchen Roll, Wet Wipes and Baby Wipes.
  • Feminine Products.
  • Makeup and Medical Waste.
  • Human Hair.
  • Tree Roots – Tree roots can enter your drains through even the smallest of gaps and cracks. Once inside, they will quickly grow due to the water and nutrients in your grey water. These roots can cause serious blockages which are extremely difficult to shift.

A Comprehensive Service for Clearing Blocked Drains in Northwich

The James Drains’ team of drainage specialists can deliver a complete service for clearing blocked drains. We have worked to eliminate these blockages in homes, businesses and industrial drainage systems.

As part of our complete services, our experts will provide:

  • CCTV Drain Surveys – Using small and easily manoeuvrable cameras, we will be able to quickly identify the location of the blockage. We can also investigate for signs of damage to your pipes.
  • Drain Rodding – Using the latest in high-quality drain rods, we will be able to access and break apart blockages in your drains. This method is designed for softer blockages, such as those caused by compacted leaves, wet wipes and food waste.
    • High-Pressure Water-Jetting – By introducing a high-volume of water at a high-pressure, we will be able to effectively flush your system. High-pressure water-jetting will not only help us to break apart any blockages you might be suffering from, but it will also eliminate waste adhering to your pipes.

    To Clear Blocked Drains in Northwich, Get in Touch with James Drains Today

    Here at James Drains, our team of drainage specialists can deliver reliable unblocking services for all kinds of properties. We can eliminate obstructions of all kinds, allowing your drains to operate as efficiently as possible. As part of our drains unblocking service, we can deliver everything from CCTV drain surveys to high-pressure water-jetting.

    We can deliver a reliable service to homes and businesses across Northwich and Cheshire. For more information on our complete unblocking services, or if you need reliable repair and replacement services, get in touch with our team today. You can reach our specialists directly by calling us on 0800 037 5112. If you have any questions or concerns, you can email them to us at info@jamesdrainssolutions.co.uk and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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