How to fix a blocked drain or plumbing in your home
After spending many years with our customers and their plumbing problems, we have learned that blocked drains are one of the most common and frustrating issues around. When your drain blocks up it is a critical problem that needs to be resolved now. We will provide you with a qualified plumber who will attend to your drain today to restrict potential health hazards caused by sewer spills.
At Dr. Drip we operate an emergency service day and night. If you have a problem then call us right now. Your call will be answered by a REAL PERSON, that’s how committed we are to solving your blockage. Speedy and reliable, call us on 1800 552 758 for a comprehensive emergency service.
Click below to read up on the common types of drain blockages:
Want to find out more?
Simply call us and we will endeavor to answer your query in as much detail as possible. We employ only the most professional customer service representatives. Unlike so many other industries, we only employ individuals who know our business and work well in a team environment.
We are the specialists in all areas of Maintenance Plumbing. Call us to resolve your blocked drain problem or your hot water problems. You can have a professional sent out to you who will assess, and repair or replace the faulty item as soon as possible.
For non-emergency maintenance and repair services please use the contact us form on our website or call us on 1800 552 758.
What Not to Do
Never attempt to solve the problem on your own, unless you are a trained professional. The chances are high that you will just make the problem worse, which will cost you a lot more money in the long run. Don’t risk it, call a qualified plumbing technician. Equally perilous is trying to save money by employing a cheap tradesperson who lacks the skills and qualifications to perform work or your property. Sometimes they only perform a superficial fix leaving you with the underlying problem still unresolved.
Instead, call the professionals. Dr. DRiP is a professional company situated locally. We know exactly how to solve the problems that commonly afflict the local community. We provide plumbing solutions with speed and accuracy that will last for years to come.
It doesn’t matter whether it’s a blocked drain, a leaking pipe, or a toilet that just keeps flooding the bathroom, we know exactly what to do. Don’t damage your home and those homes around you by letting these problems go untreated. Call us today and don’t delay!
A recurring blockage is more common than you think. These usually happen when people solve the problem themselves. They eliminate the visible problems, but the root cause of the blockage is still present. Days later, and the same symptoms have returned. It’s a homeowner’s worst nightmare.
Blockages are more complex than you think, especially when it comes to the toilet. Despite the fact that the sewerage system is in good working order, the toilet can still be blocked. Using our state of the art drain cleaning equipment, we can clear the way and fix the problem in mere minutes.
Common causes of blocked drains include:
- Silt and building debris
- Tree roots
- Faulty sewer lines
- Mischievous children placing foreign objects in the drain
We have the equipment that can eliminate any of these problems. Using a water jetter, CCTV drain camera, or the electric eel, we can detect and eliminate simple problems. In the case of tree roots or particularly difficult situations we employ our environmentally friendly cleaning agent RootX. RootX is the agent we use to destroy plant matter in your pipes whilst keeping the pipes intact.
Need your drain unblocked?
Similar to other household amenities, our garbage disposal should always be maintained in order for the unit to serve and operate properly. Also, with a […]Read More
One of the most unavoidable and hassle problems that a home can actually encounter is the numerous drainage problem, particularly dreaded is the blocked drain […]Read More
Accidents happen every time, sanctioned or unsanctioned. There are instances when, no matter how careful you are, minute details escape your mind. Others when there […]Read More
Rodders and other drain cleaning equipment have been considered one of the home essentials because they are very necessary especially when maintaining our home’s sewer […]Read More
Our sewer pipes, because they are buried below the ground, they would tend to experience clogging from time to time caused by various reasons. And […]Read More
There are dozens of tips as well as recommended equipment and supplies that you can find online and in magazines on how to effectively clear […]Read More
For those who own a garbage disposal unit; you surely know how this equipment helps in maintaining your drains — specifically the kitchen sink drain. […]Read More
Many homeowners have seen the essence and felt the convenience of installing a garbage disposal unit at home. However, some homeowners are still asking about […]Read More
One of the most recurrent problems in a plumbing system is blocked toilet. No matter how many times you try to resolve this problem, if […]Read More
Blocked drains can happen to almost all homeowners any time, any day. Dreaded blocked drain can even take you hours or even days to fix […]Read More
Most of us do use our kitchen sinks without appreciating or even knowing its major fixtures that contribute to its efficiency. Aside from that, because […]Read More
The drainage system is one of the most important things that every homeowner or building administrator takes into consideration. We need water to our daily […]Read More
There are a number of homeowners who remedy block drain problems by pouring commercial drain cleaners. You may have already tried this solution or it’s […]Read More
Drain problems can plague any home but they’re usually manageable. More importantly, majority of drain issues can be solved by homeowners by themselves. Plus, they […]Read More
Slow or clogged drains are one of the most common and inevitable household nightmares that can be solved by liquid drain cleaners. These quick plumbing […]Read More
Do you do regular maintenance for your drains? If so, then good for you since there will be less blockages and other possible problems for […]Read More
Moulds are fungi that feed on moisture to grow. These are actually useful in creating penicillin and brie, however, you don’t want them in your […]Read More
Some people love to use sulphuric acid since it can get rid of most minor blockages found in a drain. There are certainly pros in […]Read More
Drain flies are small flying insects that hang out and reproduce in drains. They don’t directly cause any harm but a certain amount of caution […]Read More
For those who own a garbage disposal unit, you surely know how this equipment helps in maintaining your drains — specifically the kitchen sink drain. […]Read More
Some homeowners like to use conventional chemical cleaners not only in cleaning drains in their household but also for clearing blockages. While this method of […]Read More
Drain flies are actually harmless fly species that breeds in drain and sewer pipelines. Even though these insects don’t pose any real threat, they can […]Read More
Perhaps the most common problem in household plumbing is a blocked drain. Majority of blockage problems can be taken care without the aid of a […]Read More
Blocked drains are considered a typical plumbing nuisance. They can be caused by various agents such as grease, food residues, hair, toiletries, and other debris […]Read More
Most homeowners are fond of quick-fixes that help them solve their problem as well as save money. Whether it be in the form of basic […]Read More
In the modern world, our domestic chores have become fairly simple due to the latest appliances with various functions. When it comes to our kitchen, […]Read More
Showering is definitely one of the simplest ways to start a brand new day. Hot showers prime your muscles and let the blood flow freely […]Read More
It’s imperative to do a cleaning maintenance in your house; especially your plumbing system. The drains in your home need regular cleaning since blockages easily […]Read More
Tree roots are said to be the root of all evil (pun intended) when it comes to sewer pipe problems. Although a small tree root […]Read More
A sink plays an essential role to your family’s health as well as in the house. It is used for hand washing, cleaning and preparing […]Read More
A water jetter is a revolutionary high pressure drain cleaning machine that is being used by scores of professional plumbers all over the country. It […]Read More
There’s nothing enjoyable about a clogged drain. It can cause mayhem to your day, and at worst, result in hundreds of dollars being spent on […]Read More
You may have noticed recently that the water in your sinks, basins, bathtub and/or shower is not draining as it should. You may have also […]Read More
Have you noticed the following lately? These are some of the tell-tale signs that you have a blocked drain that needs attention: You can hear […]Read More
How it happens and How to avoid it There are a number of reasons why drains get blocked. The most obvious reason is probably the […]Read More
We always associate a blocked toilet with a plunger. Every single time we encounter this problem, it is always, if not, most of the times […]Read More
Who does not hate a clogged toilet? No one right? It’s not a pretty sight at all. We all wish, we never have to be […]Read More
You are getting ready for a party at your house. You have already invited a number of people to come over. A few hours before […]Read More
A valuable lesson was learnt when Jurassic Park hit the cinema screens in 1993 that ‘life, will find a way’. Unfortunately, life finding a way […]Read More
Hi it’s Andrew here from DrDrip, and I wanna talk to you guys about today is a Blocked Kitchen sink. Now we have a client […]Read More
No one wants to deal with a blocked toilet. It’s messy, disgusting and a nuisance. That doesn’t mean you can’t try to clear it yourself. […]Read More
A floorwaste is the small drain in your bathroom and toilet floor, to catch any overflow from your shower or bath. Occasionally these drains block, […]Read More
Stormwater drains are the drains which funnel away rainwater from your downpipes and grates. They are just as susceptible to tree roots and being dislocated […]Read More
Blocked shower drains are quite common. The usual culprit is a build-up of hair. When mixed with soap scum, it gradually begins to congeal and […]Read More
Having a blocked basin sink can be annoying, but it can also be an indication of a more serious blockage. While it might just be […]Read More
Blocked toilets and drains can be an unpleasant experience and generally happen at the most inconvenient times. Are you suffereing from a blocked drain or […]Read More
Blocked Sewers Do you have a tree root problem in your sewer drain? If you have had previous drain problems we recommend you get your […]Read More
Blocked Pipes Plumbing blockages in the home are mainly caused by hair being washed down plugholes in bathroom sinks and baths. Larger debris can block […]Read More
While many plumbing situations can be handled during regular business hours, there are various plumbing emergencies that simply cannot wait. Burst pipes and severe blockages […]Read More
Running a household is not an easy task. Every day, there are different kinds of household problems that will crop and affect the flow of […]Read More
Blocked drains can be very frustrating to the average Sydney homeowner, and while many blocked drains can be easily repaired with a plunger or an […]Read More
It is very easy for households to neglect their homes’ piping systems until an emergency occurs. However, for the pipes to function optimally, they must […]Read More
A clogged toilet can be an embarrassing or frustrating problem, depending on your location. Picture this: you’re at a friend’s party and you’ve gone to […]Read More
Most often, people tend to reach out for certain chemical drain cleaners when trying to deal with clogged drains in their homes. However, the problem […]Read More