Drain Unblocking

The Dublin Plumber team only use the latest and greatest tools to unblock drains or any type of blockages that may occur on your property. If there is a major blockage that needs swift attention, our team use a high powered drain jetting unit. For jobs that would involve a blockage on a small drain, it would be common for our team to use a plumbers snake. A blockage in your drain that is caused by a build-up of dirt or other material, the plumber’s snake would be our tool of choice to unblock the drain.

Commonly, most drain blockages are caused by:

TREE LEAVES

GREASE BLOCKAGE

PAPER BUILT UP OVER TIME

FOREIGN MATERIALS

DIRT AND GUNGE

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I have a blocked drain

There are a number of indications that will allow you to be certain that you have a blockage:

Sewer Drains: It is quite common for your sewer drain to become blocked by paper waste from your toilet, food through your kitchen sink and materials from your washing machine.

Some of the symptoms of a blockage include:

  • Water rising when the toilet is flushed
  • Discharge when flushing
  • The sink and shower are slow draining

It is vital to rectify the problem as soon as possible to ensure no water damage is caused to your home or business.

Main Causes of Blocked Drains

From our own experience, we have found that the majority of blocked drains that we service are caused by tree roots. The drain becomes blocked as once a crack has formed in the drain, the root of the tree will enter the drain to get the nutrients from it.

Other common caused of drain blockages included:

  • Foreign materials or waste within the drain which could include rocks, paper, etc.
  • Slopes within the drainage system lead to heavier materials being unable to flow correctly through the drainage system
  • Inappropriate materials being flushed down toilets or have come through a sink

Why does my drain keep re-blocking

There is normally a much larger problem with your drain if there is a recurring blockage. If you have received professional blockage services from a plumber and the blockage continues to persist, a camera inspection would be the next step to finding the solution. The camera will allow you to find exactly what is causing the drain to keep blocking. Once the problem has been found a drain unblocking solution can then be applied.

Can I clear a blocked drain myself?

There are times when the blockage is a simple one and the solution can be to use a plunger. The plunger will push any food wastage or build-up of hair down the drain. However if the blockage continues after using the plunger we would recommend calling a professional to examine the blocked drain.

Does the Jet flusher cause any damage to drains

No. The Jet Flusher technology allows for the removal of all blockages without causing any harm to the drain itself.

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OUR GUARANTEE

When you call on The Dublin Plumber to unblock your drain, we guarantee that 99% of all blockages will be cleared within the hour.

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30 DAY CALL BACK FOR ALL DRAIN BLOCKAGES

We provide our customers with a 30-day callback warranty. That means that if your drain becomes blocked, a member of our team will return to your property to clear any blockages.

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NO NONSENSE SERVICE

We promise to provide a transparent process from start to finish. All prices are fixed and you will not face any additional add-on fees for our drain blocking services in Dublin.

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FREE ADVICE ON OFFER

Do you have a question about a blockage at home? Feel free to contact us and a member of our team will be happy to assist you.

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