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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Superb work and excellent service from Paul.
Lovely polite man, great job!
Called them at 6pm yesterday to book a call for today to unblock a sewer pipe. They emailed this morning to say they were on their way; turned up bang on time. All the work and costs were explained in advance. An hour later everything was spotlessly clean and running clear. Great service. Well done guys!
Delighted with response and service provided (by Kevin) today. He took time to find out what I thought the problem was and comprehensively checked the drainage etc before setting about clearing the problem and ensuring everything was working properly. I will keep the contact details handy if I ever need work done and won't think twice about recommending Drain Doctor.
Darren from the Oxford team did a fantastic job in determining the problem (including finding a hidden drain cover, a drain not marked on bldg drawings), and resolving it quickly, efficiently and keeping me informed throughout about what he was doing. I was a little sceptical that, when booking, we wouldn’t have even a ball park estimate until the job was examined. But the eventual fixed price was built from a pricing menu and was, given the quality of service, good value. I e no hesitation in recommending Drain Doctor, and you should hope that it’s Darren that turns out.
Came out within 1 1/2hr of the call. Sorted within the hour. Great service.
Mr D Frary
Very efficient and friendly service. Thank you.
Mrs Josie Rayworth
Great company, with very friendly engineer, nothing to much trouble explained every thing he did step by step. No hesitation in recommending Drain Doctor to anyone. Really are a professional company.
Steve was very helpful in finding out our problem and giving us very good advice.
Town Moor, Doncaster
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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