Six tips to keep your drains in tip top condition

Six tips to keep your drains in tip top condition

As the old saying goes, ‘prevention is better than cure.’  With this in mind, the lovely fellas at SM Drains (that’d be us) have put together their top tips to keep your drains in great condition. Keep these points in mind and your home will stay fresh and fragrant,...
Restaurant Drain Blockages: The Dangers

Restaurant Drain Blockages: The Dangers

As sewers aren’t the most appealing thing to think about when you’re running a restaurant, they can often be overlooked. However, having a fully functioning drainage system in your restaurant is just as important as having waiters to serve food and ingredients in...
Who is responsible for clearing blocked drains?

Who is responsible for clearing blocked drains?

A blocked drain can be a real headache, particularly if it’s a recurring issue.  If you’re suffering with drainage issues at your home or place of work, you’re probably wondering who is responsible for clearing blocked drains.  The answer depends on several factors,...
Tree Roots Blocking Drains In Lowton

Tree Roots Blocking Drains In Lowton

We were recently called out to a propertt in Lowton where the property was experiencing flooding on the outside of the property everytime it rained! CCTV Drain Survey Our investigation began with a CCTV drain survey, meaning a little camera was threaded down the drain...
Six tips to keep your drains in tip top condition

Five Easy Ways To Unblock Your Shower Drain

If the water in your morning shower is ankle-deep, it’s a sure sign that your shower drain is blocked. Water that doesn’t drain properly is known as ‘standing water.’  The cause of the blockage will need to be investigated as soon as possible.  ...
Tree Roots Causing Drain Blocking

Tree Roots Causing Drain Blocking

A common cause of drains being blocked are actually tree roots growing into a drain and causing a blockage! When a tree root is inside a drain, it creates a platform for other solids to latch onto. Any debris flowing through the drain – grease, wet wipes...