Unblock Drains

Do you need your drains unblocked?

Plumbing On-Tap in Brighton has a dedicated response team out on the road called Drainage On Tap who offers a wide range of services to clear blocked drains, including surveys, high-pressure jetting, drain cleaning, and other repairs. When your drain is not working properly, our plumbers can find the right solution you need to quickly resolve the problem. Since we are committed to customer service and satisfaction, you can always expect courteous experts at fixed prices.

  • Full investigation to locate blockage
  • Roding, Plunging
  • Professional equipment with camera and pressure machine (Jetting)
  • Blocked toilets
  • Slow drainage bath and sinks
  • Blocked sinks
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Drainage Surveys

Our detail-oriented Brighton Plumbing and drainage experts carry out surveys of your pipe work and drain to identify drainage issues and the source of any blockage. Using CCTV, they place a camera into pipes to help determine the most effective way to resolve blockages, as well as any faults that may be causing poor drainage and blockages. Using information gathered from the survey, our trusted drainage experts will show you exactly what is causing drainage problems in your property and provide you with an honest quote for any necessary work.

Our Drain Unblocking Service

All drains and pipes require occasional cleaning to improve drainage. Drains can become blocked over time because of silt and grease build-up, as well as from objects that have become lodged in the drain or pipe. Our well-trained Brighton plumbing specialists can clear most drain and pipe blockages within the first half an hour using effective tools that are carried on all our well-stocked vans. For more serious drainage issues, our qualified and certified plumbers will apply mechanical aids such as high-pressure water jetting to remove blockages.

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Drain Cleaning

Cleaning your drain and pipe work will ensure your drainage system works efficiently and effectively. Over time, drainage systems are affected by a build up of hard water scale. While cleaning your drain and pipe work, our plumbers re-bore pipe-work to its original diameter. Drainage On-Tap can also offer you our effective power flush service to clean your water drainage system. Plumbing On Tap & Boilers On Tap departments often use Power flushing uses the latest technology to remove build-up sediment and other debris from all components of your water and heating system, including pipes and radiators. The process also introduces chemicals to minimise future corrosion.

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Home Heating Survey

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We provide various types of high-quality new boilers for your heating needs. Our boilers are sourced from the best and most reliable suppliers in the business.

Pipe Repairs

Certain drain blockages require repairs to your pipe work. Our skilled drainage experts & plumbers have extensive experience in repairing the structural lining of your pipes. In addition to replacing the inner lining of your pipe work, our plumbers can fit or replace any type of pipe work in your property to ensure your drain is working properly.

Call Plumbing On-Tap Today

Plumbing On-Tap & our Drainage on Tap department provides free and honest estimates for all drain unblocking. For a quote, contact us on 01273 723600 or 01903 660093 or complete our online contact form. For emergencies, we can also unblock your drain outside of our business if you call us on 07872 987681.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Properly functioning drainage is essential for a safe and healthy home. For this reason, it’s prudent to carry out a drainage survey before buying a home. This is known as a ‘pre-purchase drainage survey’ or ‘home buyers drainage survey’.

A typical home buyers drainage survey is performed with the aid of Closed Circuit Television Camera (CCTV). This is known as a ‘CCTV drainage survey’ and will help identify potential drainage problems before the property is purchased.

Certain drain blockages require repairs, something at which our skilled technicians are more than adept. We always provide an honest free no obligation estimate for our drain unblocking services. However, in the event of an emergency, we may be required to re-route technicians from other parts of town to your property, which could incur extra costs; this also depends on your location and the time of emergency. You can use our online form to get a free estimate for drain unblocking, but for a better idea of our emergency call-out service, call us on 07872 987681 to find out more.

Blocked drains can be very inconvenient to everyone in your household; however, after unblocking, it’s vital you know just how to avoid any reoccurrence. In order to prevent drain blockages in future, you’ll need to know what can be poured down the sink and what should be disposed of by other means. Solid food, grease, cooking fat and meat juices are just some of the common culprits of blocked drains. Avoid the temptation to pour hot oil, fat or grease down the sink; instead, allow any of these to cool and solidify, then dispose of properly. The same applies to solid food and other non liquid substances.

Also, ensure your drain strainer is always plugged in to help separate the tiny bits of solid from any liquid that should go down the sink.

One of the most common problems households face is blocked drains. This can happen as a result of several factors, including build up of waste or damaged pipes. Sometimes, clogged and blocked drains clear up naturally as a result of the pressure of water flowing through the pipes; however, there are times when you’ll need an expert to handle your blocked drains. You can tell your drains are blocked if:

  • Your sinks and toilets begin to overflow
  • You notice a strange sulphurous smell around your drains
  • You hear gurgling and choking sounds coming from sinks, showers and toilets
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Pleasant experience using this company. No complaints.
Oliver Damman-Smith
Oliver Damman-Smith
15:59 30 Aug 18
Fixed my kitchen tap, fixed a leak in my bath, dispatched a handyman to re-grout my bath. Excellent work. Very satisfied!!
Mark Sharron
Mark Sharron
11:58 24 Dec 17
Great job you have done! Thank you for all the hard work and friendly service.
Blue Sky Chem-Dry
Blue Sky Chem-Dry
23:02 30 Oct 16
A responsive time, good job at a fair price. That was all I asked for and that was what I got. So I am happy to recommend Plumbing On Tap, even if they did end up sharing the Hove Business Award for Best Professional Service, with me! Thanks again guys.
Philip Evans
Philip Evans
14:40 17 Jun 13
Great company and highly recommended. Flexible to suit my busy schedule and came when I needed them too. Did a great job at a reasonable price; quick and efficient in the process and no hidden extras at the end. Would definitely use again.
Mistah Clarke
Mistah Clarke
19:44 29 May 13

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