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Instructions for preventing problems with sewage.

In this article you will find the most common mistakes in relation to problems with sewage. If you follow a few of the principles described here you’ll keep your sewage clean and functioning for a long time with no unpleasant odours and avoid frequent clogging.

13. April 2015

Do not pour cooking oil or grease into the sink or toilet

Do not pour cooking oil or grease into the sink or toilet. Oil will solidify in the pipes and gradually reduce the diameter of the pipeline until the moment when the drain becomes completely clogged and you have to call for assistance Drain cleaning company.

Solidified grease in drains also smells bad.

Do not dispose of nappies or clothes in the toilet

Nappies, rags, sponges, cleaning wipes, feminine hygiene products and similar items are not supposed to be thrown into the toilet!

This type of waste doesn’t get pulped in the pipeline and is often a cause of blocked drains.

Do not pour oils or solvents into sewage systems

This type of waste is not supposed to enter drains! You can be hit with a heavy fine as it is forbidden by law and you may also damage cleaning processes at wastewater treatment plants.

Vapours from volatile substances may also ignite and their smell is far from pleasant.

Do not dump water when rinsing paint containers or sweep leaves into intakes

Rinsing residue sticks to pipe walls and then dries. This may certainly block your drains or at least reduce the flow in your pipes. Then the only thing you can do is mill the drains, or excavation repair.

It is also not advisable to sweep leaves or garbage into intakes. Check the level of clogging in your rainwater baskets to ensure water can run off during rainfall.

Do not pour or dispose of food waste into sinks

Food waste can block your house drains. If your pipeline is not in an ideal state, food waste will accumulate and gradually clog the drains. What do I do with a blocked drain? - read about it in our article or you can get us to clean your blocked drains.

Poorly flowing pipes and rotting waste are often sources of bad odours.

What do I do when my drain is blocked?

Don’t panic, call us 722 153 921 and we’ll arrange the earliest possible appointment for drain cleaning services.