Drains are something we can easily forget about, after all they’re hardly worth thinking about – right? Until of course, there’s a problem, you find a blockage, and suddenly you can’t drain anything away. Don’t neglect your drains, this is the worst thing you could do. It will only lead to trouble later. What you don’t want is this scenario – having to have your drains repaired in the middle of the cold weather during the winter. What’s better, is to monitor and have drain cleaning carried out in summer so as to avoid a rupture or clogging.
Blocked Drains Can Create a Serious Health Hazard
When the weather is at its warmest, check your drains, and it may be a good idea to bring in a reliable plumber to clean out your drains and carry out any possible repairs. Debris can build up in your drain over time which can cause damage, because as water is left standing, the pipes rust and can even burst. As you can imagine, it can also become a serious health hazard, what with all the harmful bacteria that can build up.
Rather than letting it lie as it is, with the risk of it getting worse, it’s best to get someone to look at them now. Think also of the bill, if your drains are so blocked they need some serious work carrying out, then you’re going to be paying more. Winter weather is going to make the job all that much harder and may result in you being charged more, as the job takes longer. It’s definitely worth thinking about.
The Benefits of Drain Inspection in Summer
The benefits of having your drains cleaned during the summer months is that it is much easier to access your drains, and using specialist plumbing equipment is much easier to operate in warm weather. It can help flush waste away and help your pipes to function better, so by the time winter arrives, all that debris has been cleared, and your drains will be clean and clear throughout the cold freezing months.
Professional Drain Cleaning
If you’d like to have your drains cleaned over the summer months, then contact us at East of Scotland Drainage Services, our professionally trained team will be more than happy to help. We have many years’ experience in this area and we can send one of our qualified team members to take a look at your drains, before we decide what to do.
Once we’ve had a thorough look, we’ll tell you what needs to be done and then carry out any repairs and clearing that needs doing. That way, once the winter is well underway and we’re having freezing weather with frost and ice, your drains will be clear enough to deal with whatever’s thrown at them, and have a far better chance of surviving until spring.