My Drain needs unblocking, Why does a drain block up? Some blockages are caused by user errors putting too much food or grease down the drain which gets blocked in the gully pot.
Other things that cause blockages.
- Baby wipes (or non-disposable wipes) which people flush down the toilet
- Roots growing into the pipe could also be another reason.
- Cracked or leaking joints
- If you have a blocked drain in Birmingham or surrounding areas there are things you can do to try to clear this.
- MZR Plumbing & Drainage are here to help with our handy guide.
Check the grate on top of the gully. Make sure this is clear of any debris.
Now put some water down the drain to see if it goes anywhere.
If the drain backs up, have a look for a manhole cover or inspection chamber in the garden – is this clear?
Go back to the gully with a mop and use the mod inside the drain as a big plunger.
Hopefully, this cleared the gully. Replace the lid and enjoy the rest of your day.
If the manhole/inspection chamber is blocked, then you may need to get a set of drain rods to clear the blocked drains.
If you are finding that you have made no progress following these steps. It’s time to call in a professional plumber. Give us a call on 08001337289 or visit our contact page and we can come to the rescue MZR Plumbing
Leave Your Drain Unblocking to MZR Plumbing
At MZR Plumbing & Drainage, we are able to quickly and efficiently identify and appropriately rectify any of your clogged drain issues so you can have peace of mind that such damage has been prevented.
You can also rest assured that the work will be carried out by fully qualified professionals.
Don’t delay if you think you have a blocked drain, contact MZR plumbing as soon as possible to reduce potential damages and limit unnecessary costs.