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May 25, 2018

How to Protect the Health of Your Drains This Winter

Blocked and damaged household drains are extremely common all year round; however winter is a time of year where garden drains are particularly susceptible to blockages. Leaves, fast growing tree roots and shrubs from the previous autumn can grow into or clog outdoor and garden drains. Fixing a blocked drain outside can also cause damage and disrup

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February 6, 2018

Five things you shouldn’t do when it comes to drains

   Many people are aware of small tips and tricks that can help prevent blocked drains. What some don’t know is that there are certain things that should be avoided when possible. When the following five things are commonly done, this increases the chance of incurring a blocked drain in the home. The good news is that they are ea

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January 27, 2018

Get your home up to scratch in 2018

With a fresh year comes a fresh start and 2018 brings a chance to get your home up to scratch. When many homeowners and renters think of starting fresh with their properties they can think of outdoor surface cleaning, gardening, and indoor cleaning. Usually, a declutter is in order and gutters are also cleaned out. The importance of havin

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January 26, 2018

Plumbing checks to make when buying your first home

When purchasing your first home, it is important to do several checks before entering into a contract. This often includes a building and pest inspection, the calculation of boundaries and some even like to have a professional check for mould levels. What many people tend to forget is to have their plumbing system checked by a specialised drain

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January 12, 2018

Unusual things that will clog up your pipes

Here at Sydney’s Blocked Drains, we are usually educating people about the common things that find there way into the drainage system and end up causing a problem. Such common items are sanitary items, hair, grease, baby wipes and more. While these are the types of items that we most commonly see, this blog will explore some of the more uncommon

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January 11, 2018

The truth about flushable wipes and your drains

Many people have heard plumbers say that the most common thing that causes a blockage in a pipe is a baby wipe. We all know how convenient baby wipes are, and many people use them to clean their homes. What some people don’t know, however, is that even the wipes that are marketed as flushable are still not ideal to flush down the toilet. Acco

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