Hints & Tips

How to Recover Something Dropped Down the Drain
How to Recover Something Dropped Down the Drain
All might not be lost. It’s not always easy to retrieve items which have been dropped in drains, but it is perfectly possible...
Septic Tank Legislation – A Guide to the Changes
Septic Tank Legislation – A Guide to the Changes
New septic tank legislation introduced on 1 January 2015 means thousands of households across the UK must upgrade or replace their septic tank treatment systems by 1 January 2020...
Taking Steps to Avoid Rats in your Drainpipes this Winter
Taking Steps to Avoid Rats in your Drainpipes this Winter
Fortunately, there are steps you can take both to avoid attracting rats in the first instance, and preventative measures to stop rats that have taken a shine to your property from breaching your defences...
Top 5 Things NOT to Put Down Your Drain (That You Think Might Be Fine)
Top 5 Things NOT to Put Down Your Drain (That You Think Might Be Fine)
Various items can damage your drainage system, either by blocking it, breaking it or simply making it less efficient...
Smells from the Drain: Summer Drainage Problems
Smells from the Drain: Summer Drainage Problems
When you think of summer, you probably think of blue skies, barbecues and walks in the sunshine. One thing you probably don’t think of is drainage issues – but summer can actually be the most problematic time of year when it comes to the functionality...
Off Mains Drainage? Are You Affected by the New 2020 Septic Tank Regulations?
Off Mains Drainage? Are You Affected by the New 2020 Septic Tank Regulations?
If you have a septic tank or sewage treatment plant you will need to check if your system is compliant with new regulations coming into effect on the 1st January 2020...
Do you have Pitch Fibre drains?
Do you have Pitch Fibre drains?
Sadly with the life expectancy of pitch fibre drainage only approximately 40 years we are now finding more are more customers are calling us with drainage problems caused by pitch fibre...
2020 Septic Tank Law Changes – What You Need to Know
2020 Septic Tank Law Changes – What You Need to Know
Septic tank regulations might not be at the forefront of your mind, but if you own or are considering buying a property with a septic tank, it might be something you need to think about soon...
A Landlord’s Guide to Drainage and Plumbing
A Landlord’s Guide to Drainage and Plumbing
Private landlords need to be aware of the repairs they are responsible for and how they can best maintain the plumbing in rental or leased properties...
Common Septic Tank Problems & How to Fix Them
Common Septic Tank Problems & How to Fix Them
The best thing you can do is to act quickly and nip the problem in the bud before it gets any worse. With that in mind, we’ve taken a look at some of the most common septic tank problems, along with a few tips on how to fix them...
Guide to Spotting & Reporting a Rogue Plumber
Guide to Spotting & Reporting a Rogue Plumber
If you’ve ever had trouble with your plumbing you’ll know just what a stressful time it can be, so it’s important that you can call on an expert that you trust...
Risks of a Clogged Gutter – Should You Act Now?
Risks of a Clogged Gutter – Should You Act Now?
Blocked gutters are a common problem, but as it’s not an easy issue to identify without getting out the ladder, it tends to be something home or business owners largely ignore...
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