It is possible for drain blockages to cause long-term structural damage, which can be extremely costly to repair. In these cases, drain unblocking services from professional engineers is absolutely essential. If you’re struggling with any kind of blocked drains in Penrith, we are here for you. We can work to resolve any issues that a blockage is causing and prevent your system from suffering long-term damage.

Here at Drain Doctor Penrith, our engineers can deliver comprehensive drain unblocking in Penrith and the surrounding areas. Whether you’re struggling to deal with blocked toilets or blocked sinks, we are here for you. Our specialist team can work to clear blocked drains across your property. We will ensure that your drainage system continues to operate as intended. We’re able to deliver a full range of unblocking services to homes and businesses across Penrith.

Thanks to our team’s years of experience, we can deal with practically any kind of blocked drain, including blocked sinks and blocked toilets. As we have access to industry-leading technology, we can identify all kinds of drain blockages. As soon as we’ve identified the cause and location of your blockage, we’re able to break apart and dislodge it as quickly as possible.

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What are the Most Common Causes of Blocked Drains in Penrith?

Drainage systems are resistant to all kinds of damage and are naturally hard-wearing. They can deliver many years of reliable service to all manner of properties. However, even the most reliable and hard-wearing of system can fall victim to serious blockages. These blockages can lead to a wide range of serious issues, including structural damage.

Any drainage system which is required to deal with inappropriate waste, or is regularly worked over-capacity, can easily become blocked. Having to deal with unsuitable waste is the most common cause of drain blockages in the UK.

These waste types will often adhere to the interior of your drain pipes. Even a small amount of waste will capture other waste types as it passes by. Some kinds of waste can easily remain in your system and cause a partial blockage to develop into a total blockage. It is even possible for some blockages to develop so gradually that you will barely notice them.

What Kinds of Waste Commonly Cause Blocked Drains in Penrith?

There are many different kinds of waste which are often disposed of in domestic and commercial systems. Unfortunately, much of this waste cannot be broken down or disposed of correctly. They can easily cause blockages to develop and lead to blocked sinks and blocked toilets. Some of the most common ingredients which can lead to partial and total blockages within your drainage system include: 

•    Solid Food Waste.
•    Fats, Oils and Greases (FOG) Waste.
•    Soap Scum and Cleaning Agents.
•    Kitchen Towels.
•    Baby Wipes and Wet Wipes.
•    Feminine Products.
•    Human Waste, such as:

o    Skin Cells.
o    Strands of Hair.

Many domestic and commercial blockages are composed of several different materials. This can make them more versatile and difficult to dislodge. Here at Drain Doctor, we can deliver a full range of drain unblocking services to clear even the most stubborn of blockages.

Natural Causes of Blocked Drains in Penrith

It is also possible for blockages to be caused by natural materials and events beyond your control. For example, drain pipes often fall victim to tree root intrusions, which can cause serious blockages to develop.

In addition to tree root intrusion, it is also possible for a range of natural materials to build-up within your system. Leaves and mud are a common issue in external drains and can often lead to partial and total blockages. It is also possible for rat and vermin infestations to cause serious blockages within your domestic or commercial system.

What are the Risks of Blocked Drains in Penrith?

Blocked drains can lead to a wide range of problems across your home or business. As such, they need to be dealt with as quickly as possible. Even relatively minor, partial blockages, can lead to serious problems. Just some of the issues that partial and total blocked drains in Penrith can cause include:

•    Increases in System Pressure, leading to:

o    Cracks and Fractures.
o    Loose Pipe Connections.
o    Burst Pipes.

•    Flooding Across Your Property.
•    Standing Water.
•    Backwash of Waste in Your Drains.

Any of these problems can be extremely serious. They can also lead to structural damage across your home or business. Just some of the structural damages that your property could be vulnerable to include:

•    Waterlogging and Flooding.
•    Structural Sinkage.
•    Damp and Mould.

Drain Unblocking in Penrith

Thanks to our extensive experience, and access to industry-leading equipment, we can provide a wide range of total and partial blockages. Our experienced team will work with you to ensure commercial, domestic and industrial drainage systems work as they need to. Whether you’re suffering from blocked sinks, blocked toilets or any other drainage issue, we’re here to help. Thanks to reliable CCTV drain surveys, we can identify the exact cause and location of your blockage.

As soon as we have access to this information, we will be able to recommend the best possible treatment to deal with your blockage. A professional CCTV drain survey in Penrith can also be used to identify any other issues within your system which might make drain unblocking unfeasible. Our drain unblocking services will rely on two main services to clear blocked drains, namely:

•    High-Pressure Water-Jetting.
•    Drain Rodding.

High-Pressure Water-Jetting for Blocked Drains in Penrith

Here at Drain Doctor Penrith, we’re able to eliminate all kinds of blockages using high-pressure water-jetting. Our drainage engineers will force a large volume of water into your drains. This water will be forced in at a high-pressure. As such, high-pressure water-jetting will break the blockage apart and ensure that it is disposed of.

Additionally, high-pressure water-jetting can thoroughly clean your drainage system. This will clear your drainage system of both total and partial blockages. It will also strip away waste which has adhered to the interior of your drain pipe. This can prevent blockages from developing in the near future. It takes an experienced engineer to calculate the right amount of water and the correct pressure for your system.

Drain Rodding for Blocked Drains

Using high-quality drain rods, our engineers can break apart blockages by hand. These rods will be manoeuvred throughout your system until they come into contact with your blockage. From there, they will be used to pull or push the blockage out of position. This can cause the blockage to break apart into easily disposable amounts.

If you’re looking for experienced drain rodding services in Penrith, get in touch with our team today. We can work to eliminate blockages of all kinds from within your drains.

Looking to Clear Blocked Drains in Penrith? Get in Touch with Drain Doctor Today!

Here at Drain Doctor Penrith, we’re able to eliminate all kinds of blockages within Penrith homes and businesses. If you’re looking for an experienced and reliable team to identify and dispose of serious blockages within your system, get in touch today. Our engineers can provide drain unblocking to all manner of properties, including domestic, commercial and industrial systems.

For more information, don’t hesitate to call our experienced team today. You can reach our experts directly by calling us on 0800 026 6623. If you prefer, you can also send any questions or concerns you might have through our simple online contact form.