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3 Reasons Why You Need a CCTV Drain Survey When Buying a Home

When it comes to buying a new home, there is plenty to think about. As well as applying for a mortgage, reviewing your finances and, of course, spending most of your spare time viewing property after property, you should also consider a CCTV drain survey. Just like you need to be aware of any structural or construction issues when purchasing a new home, it’s also important to know if the property’s drains are going to pose problems in the future. CCTV drain surveys can give you an in-depth look into a property’s drains giving you a thorough review of the status…

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Are Collapsed Drains Covered by Home Insurance?

It’s no exaggeration to say that a collapsed drain could cause a disaster in your home. From rodents to raw sewage, when this happens your property can be met with a number of problems. And, if it isn’t dealt with swiftly, both your health and bank balance could take a hit. If you’re not careful, a collapsed drain could occur at any time and your home insurance may not always be able to help. Here at 1st Call Drain Clearance, we’ve put together a rundown of the circumstances where your home insurance policy may, or may not, payout for a collapsed…

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What To Do With Drainage Issues During Lockdown

Drainage issues can occur at any time, and there’s no convenient time for your drains to start leaking, your water pressure to drop or your taps to stop working. During a pandemic, though, the inconvenience becomes more severe, and you’re likely to wonder whether or not you’ll be able to find a drainage company to help. In this article, 1st Call Drain Clearance will explain what to do if you encounter drainage problems in lockdown.  Are drainage companies still operating during the COVID-19 pandemic? Drainage companies are classed as essential services and are therefore still operating throughout the pandemic and lockdown….

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Stop Your Drains Getting Blocked in Winter

The bitterly cold winter months are upon us, and as well as turning up the thermostat, we’re going to need to take extra care to make sure that our drains don’t fall victim to blockages. Blocked drains are an inconvenience at best and a serious problem at worst, and in winter drainage problems can hit a little harder. As we need hot water to keep us warm in the cold months, 1st Call Drain Clearance have created a rundown of the top five most common drain blockages, and how you can prevent them. Hair Hair falls from our heads every day…

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Water-Saving Tips for the Home

The summer of 2020 is set to be hot and dry and has led to circulating rumours of a possible hosepipe ban. Whether this materialises or not, limiting water usage at home is a great way to save energy and money, while also helping out the UK during the summer months.  In this article, we explore practical tips and tricks to save water at home and describe why it’s so important to conserve water whenever you can.  How to save water at home  We’re lucky enough to live in a country with clean running water, and so we naturally want to…

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What to Do After Your House Floods?

This article covers all of the information and advice so that you would know what to do after your house floods? 1st Call Drainage has put together the next steps you should take to help get your house cleaned up and back to normal, whilst ensuring yours and everyone else’s safety. So for peace of mind and to get your house back to how it was, read on. When to enter your house after a flood If your electricity has not been shut off at the fuse box, do not re-enter your home. Do not put yourself or anyone else at…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Dear Valued Customer, As the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) accelerates throughout the world, the UK government has imposed restrictions on movements and interactions on all businesses. This means that we have adapted our services, to ensure you and our team are as safe as possible during this difficult time.  Company Policy for Coronavirus: (COVID-19) As a company we remain open, however, we have implemented a number of precautions: We are ensuring a contact-free service and our team will ensure hands are sanitised as well as all equipment. Our team will also be wearing gloves, masks and other PPE. We’re giving priority…

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How to Fix Smelly Drains

Having a smelly drain is not just unpleasant but embarrassing too – that’s why 1st Call Drain Clearance are here to share a few words of advice to help you nip smelly drains in the bud.  If the below methods do not disperse your plug odour situation, get in contact with our professionals and we will be right with you to lend a hand.  Things to Check  Bathroom drains Kitchen drains Backed-up sewers  Home appliances Causes of Smelly Drains  Trapped and decaying food in my drain It’s hard to stop small bits of food from being washed down the kitchen sink…

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Chelsea FC Drainage Services

Management from Stamford Bridge Stadium got in touch with the team at 1st Call Drainage just after a heavy rainstorm hit, explaining that we’re experiencing significant effects to the roof’s drainage, and with the football match imminent – we knew we had to work fast.  They requested us to bring in a team of trained engineers who had plentiful experience working at heights, to take on this large task to clear the blocked roof outlets which were flooding the stands. We attended and carried out the emergency clearance and off the back of this, we were tasked to return with a…

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How Every London Borough got its Name

London draws in extraordinary tourism year after year and is home to around 9 million people. Many of us have visited London, either to see families and friends or just out of sheer curiosity for their weird and wonderful exhibitions but did you know that London is home to 32 boroughs? Would you be able to name some, or could you name them all? This month, we’re going to delve into the wonderful depths these 32 boroughs have to offer. For all you need to know about London, read on.  Barking and Dagenham Ever heard of the term ‘barking mad’? It…

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