Why it’s essential to clear a blocked main drain quickly

blocked main drain

Why it’s essential to clear a blocked main drain quickly

Clearing a blocked main drain might not seem like a big deal immediately, especially when there are likely hundreds of other things that you could worry about instead. However, clearing a blocked main drain as soon as you notice there is a problem is essential to ensuring that the problem doesn’t become a lot worse than it already is.

A blocked main drain initially might not cause many problems for your business or home, which is bound to make you think that the problem can wait and other things in your life can take priority instead. However, a drainage problem left unresolved such as a blocked main drain can rapidly become a far more serious issue that will be time-consuming to resolve and an expensive investment for you.

Blocked main drain: get it unblocked before the issue becomes worse

A blocked main drain can rapidly end up becoming a more serious issue if you do not act as soon as you notice there is a drainage problem that needs to be resolved. If you notice that there is a drainage issue, take action now; don’t leave the resolution of the drainage issue until it is too late to unblock the drain quickly and effectively.

What can you do to ensure that you avoid a future blockage?

After you have dealt with the blockage that is causing you problems at the moment, it is important to do what you can do to make sure that there are no avoidable blockages in the future.

Here are a couple of tips for avoiding serious blockages in the future:

  • Regular drain inspections: Enjoying blockage-free drains can really be as easy as investing in regular inspections for the drain. With drain inspections conducted using cameras, a drain technician will be able to see if there are any blockages that need to be dealt with or there are any signs that a blockage will occur in the near future.
  • Careful drain use: As plenty of people know, there are many things that you shouldn’t simply put down the drain that can cause significant blockages, such as fat produced when cooking a meal. Fat build up is one of the biggest causes of drain blockages at the moment, as fat can congeal and clog together, creating a smell, immovable rock-like substance that requires professional techniques to remove.

Some drain blockages are unavoidable, but quickly resolvable

Some drain blockages cannot be avoided, regardless of how diligent you are when it comes to drain inspections. However, that doesn’t mean that the drain blockage cannot be removed quickly be a professional technician. In fact, although drainage blockages cannot be resolved by just anyone, the majority of drainage issues can be resolved quickly by an experienced technician who actually know what they are doing.

We can resolve your drainage issue

We have specialist drainage technicians based all over the country and we also offer 24 hour callout, so you are never left without support when you choose Subscan.