Drain Unblocking & Cleaning
It’s a sad fact of life that pipes and drains in homes and businesses can become blocked. Usually, a blocked drain is no fault of your own, although in some cases, items disposed of in toilets and sinks, such as fats, grease and wipes, can cause a blockage. Alternatively, it may be a tree root or damaged pipe that’s causing the problem. Whatever the cause of your blocked drains, our expert team is on hand to help.
Taking care of blocked drains
Whether it’s toilet water rising dangerously high, a blocked sink, bad smells or an overflowing gully, a blocked drain can lead to all sorts of issues. At Drain Doctor, we are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide a professional, cost-effective solution. We can help you with:
- Blocked drains
- Overflowing manholes & gullies
- Toilet, sink and bath blockages
- Dishwasher & washing machine flooding
- Blocked showers
- Investigating and removing bad smells
- Clearing commercial pipes
As drain unblocking specialists, our skilled engineers use advanced clearing equipment to remove blockages efficiently. The result is a quick, cost-effective solution to any drainage problem.
The latest drain unblocking equipment
Modern drain unblocking techniques are a million miles away from the DIY solutions that homeowners and business owners might have tried in the past. We have a range of powerful solutions at our disposal that provide a long-lasting solution. That includes:
- Rotary mechanical drain cleaning – This specialist equipment uses a motorised tool to rotate a cable that descales corroded drains and removes tree roots and other obstructions. Any remaining material can then be flushed away harmlessly into the drainage system.
- High-pressure water jetting – If the obstructions are more mobile, high-pressure water jetting can soften and emulsify the blockage or remove it entirely. This technique also provides effective drain cleaning so your drains can flow freely once again.
- CCTV drain surveys – We use the latest CCTV technology to uncover the source and extent of a drainage problem and identify the most appropriate solution. Our CCTV drain surveys can also check that all blockages have been successfully removed.
How we work
We offer both pre-booked appointments and emergency callouts around the clock, so whatever your problem, our technicians will be on hand to provide a cost-effective solution. We will arrive at your home or workplace in one of our branded vans which contain all the tools and equipment we need to quickly diagnose and solve any issues upon first visit.
We also carry out functional tests on the drain to check that the blockage has been completely removed. If we identify a structural issue that’s causing the blockage, we will conduct a CCTV survey of the drain to uncover the extent of the damage and provide a proposal for the most appropriate fix.
Get in touch with our skilled engineers
Our friendly, professional engineers are some of the most highly trained in the industry. Not only do they benefit from the best equipment, but they also undergo rigorous training and certification to deliver the highest possible level of service.
So, if you require assistance with blocked drains, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Our team is available around the clock for any domestic or commercial drainage emergency.
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Really helpful and patient staff who were friendly and professional.
Very good experience and quick do the job.
Guisbrough Road, Middlesbrough
Chris from the Northampton team responded very quickly and was very helpful.
Excellent Service. From making the first call, to next day service, to super expert who was polite, helpful, knowledgeable, with clear communication on prices and of course fixed our problem!
We've had other people out to clear the exact same drain before and they couldn't fix it, said they needed other tools and we'd bear some of the cost. Lee fixed it with a vacuum cleaner!!! Super job, friendly guy, will definitely be calling again when we need to. Hopefully not too soon though.
The engineer was very knowledgeable and provided a very good explanation and solution. Very prompt to attend to the appointment as well.
Mr M. Fisher
Polite. Efficient. Knowledgeable. Professional. Personable. Prompt Service.
Harlow Moor Drive, Harrogate
The plumber and service were both fantastic.
Whether you’re in need of regular maintenance work or an emergency plumbing repair, our team of fully-qualified plumbers can assist with anything from burst pipes and leaking boilers to blocked sinks and toilets, with all work quoted upfront.Learn More
The Drain Doctor Difference
We have been providing professional plumbing and drainage services in the UK since 1994. Currently operating in over 55 locations nationwide, residential and commercial customers trust us to deliver the highest standard of work every time.About Us