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Blocked Drains and Drain Clearing

Blocked drains can quickly escalate from being a minor inconvenience to causing structural or major water damage, so it’s important to use a professional plumber to properly diagnose the problem and do the job right. VHL’s team of plumbers are CIPHE (Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering) registered and fully insured, giving you piece of mind that your drain clearing work is completed by a fully-qualified team of professionals.

Common symptoms of blocked drains include:

  • Bad smells like rotting eggs
  • Gurgling sinks, baths, showers or toilets
  • Overflowing sinks or toilets, or slow draining when the plug is pulled or the toilet flushed
  • Drains outside blocked and overflowing e.g. the kitchen waste drain, or a blocked gully

Drain Jetting vs. Rod Cleaning

While using drain rods can be appropriate for some blockages using high pressure water jetting is a much more effective way to unblock and clean drains. It is also less finicky than having to negotiate bends in drainpipes and drainage systems. VHL offers drain jetting services at competitive rates.

The sooner that you get in touch with us the sooner we can get to work on unblocking drains to restore the free flowing of water away from your property before it has the chance to cause further problems. Water damage can happen faster than you think leading onto expensive repairs that could have been avoided.

Our team of experienced plumbers are accredited by the leading associations such as CIPHE and are capable of diagnosing problems and resolving them quickly.

Our Plumbing Services

There are various reasons why toilets, sinks and drains might be blocked ranging from items being poured down the sink to materials being washed into the drains causing a backlog of water. For instance, leaves can fall from trees, and can be blown or washed into the drains causing a blockage.

It is instances such as these where many call upon our plumbing services, and with a team of experienced plumbers available to unblock drains and toilets we are able to restore the free-flow of water as soon as possible for domestic and commercial customers alike.

We can also help with repairs to your drains and toilets if the problems are related to the pipework and offer a 12-month warranty on all parts and labour relating to our plumbing services in London.

Our team are also available for emergency plumbing services if you notice an issue relating to your blocked drains. To find out more about all of our plumbing services don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at VHL where our team will be happy to help.

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