The importance of knowing if your drains are damaged

We highlighted earlier in the year how to identify and prevent blocked drains – but occasionally problems can be more serious than a blockage. Actual damage to pipework or any part of your drainage system isn’t something that will get better or go away. It’s important to prioritise the correct functioning of your drains and […]

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The benefits of a CCTV drain survey

We have previously discussed why it’s advisable for new homebuyers to get a pre-purchase drain survey. But the benefits of a CCTV drain survey, such as the peace-of-mind and potential cost savings, are of use to more than just people moving house. Here are just some of the most prominent benefits you could experience from […]

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Domestic vs commercial sewage treatment: what are the differences?

When it comes to the differences between domestic and commercial sewage treatment options, the main factor is scale. The differences in numbers of people using the facilities of a home residence compared to footfall in business premises are significant. And recognising what are the required levels of sewage to be dealt for a type of […]

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What is a small sewage treatment plant?

Put simply, a small sewage treatment plant is an installation that will help your property comply with the latest UK septic tank legislation. It is a more sophisticated alternative to: Conventional septic tanks, which typically have been in situ for several years or even decades. Cesspits, which are enclosed systems that require regular emptying and […]

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Jubilee Opening Hours

PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE NOW BACK OPEN AS NORMAL With all the excitement of the Royal festivities, please consider your wastewater system over the Jubilee Celebrations; remember that your sewage system will have been designed for a specific number of people. Planning a big party? Porta loos may be the right solution for you to […]

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How to choose a septic tank installer

We recently offered advice on selecting the right sewage treatment company and the same care should be taken when choosing a septic tank installer. Septic tanks are less widely used than they once were in Britain, due to advances in technology and tighter environmental regulations. But there are still some properties where the only appropriate […]

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Does a sewage treatment plant need a soakaway?

When it comes to defining the differences between septic tanks and sewage treatment plants, some are more fundamental than others. And one of the clearest distinctions for UK properties is the requirement (or not) for a soakaway. A soakaway is typically a sizeable pit dug and filled with rubble, aggregates or other materials and acts […]

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Tips on selecting the right sewage treatment company

Selecting any company to work on your house is always challenging. But selecting the right sewage treatment company comes with many aspects to consider. If you need to select a sewage treatment company, you should evaluate whether you require: an exploratory site survey to determine a problem a septic tank repair a new small sewage […]

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How to prevent blocked drains

Blocked drains are far from pleasant. Aside from their often nasty odours, blocked drains can also be costly to resolve. Here we discuss how to prevent blocked drains so you can avoid nasty sinks and bills. How to prevent blocked drains Cooking oils Have you ever come to do the washing up only to find […]

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Why do I need a pre-purchase drain survey?

When you’re getting ready to purchase a property, there seems to be countless checks that you need to square off. Roof, plumbing, electrical, damp and heating are just a few of the boxes you’ll be expected to tick. While a pre-purchase drain survey isn’t currently a legal requirement, this often overlooked inspection could save you […]

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