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Top Tips on Keeping Your Drains Running in Reading in Berkshire

If you have ever had a blocked drain you will surely remember the disruption and headaches it caused. Unfortunately you just don’t know when blocked drains might happen but you are guaranteed that they will cause the maximum disruption and mess possible. Don’t worry though, Drain & Able in Reading Berkshire, your local drain company, are on hand to help with all your blocked drain problems with an engineer based in Reading & all surrounding areas. Why not learn something from our vast experience and read on to discover some of the top tips for avoiding blocked drains.

To help you with the maintenance of your drains, please find below a helpful guide to keeping drains flowing freely:

  • Do not pour fat, oil or anything greasy down your kitchen sink – this will help avoid fat encrustation which decreases the carrying capacity of the pipes
  • Avoid an overuse of washing powder in your washing machine as this may result in blocked drains
  • Do not flush any improper objects down the toilets which may cause internal blockages – e.g. toilet fresheners, toys etc. and try to keep these items away from the toilet to prevent them accidentally being knocked in
  • Lift drain covers regularly to check that the drains are flowing freely
  • Remove all build up of hair that may get caught in plugholes
  • Regularly clean toilets, baths and sinks with disinfectant
  • Do not flush sanitary ware or nappies down the toilet as these may cause drains to become blocked
  • Ensure that all guttering and drain grates are free from leaves and garden waste

Blocked drains can be a health hazard, which is why you will require an expert to help you with all your blocked drain problems. Your local drain company, Drain & Able in Reading Berkshire can provide drain solutions for all drainage problems throughout the Berkshire and surrounding areas. If you are looking for a friendly and courteous company which has specialist drainage engineers to help you with your drainage problems, then be sure to give us a call on  0118 9576244 .

Berkshire Drainage Specialist