Pipe problems can be a matter of ‘out of sight, out of mind’, particularly when it comes to pipes running under concrete slabs. These are completely inaccessible form the surface, which means that by the time a problem becomes obvious, a significant amount of damage has already been done.
Your home’s storm water drain is there to direct water runoff away from your property in the event of heavy rainfall. The system typically involves a downpipe running from your roof to a series of underground pipes, which funnel excess water into street gutters.
Is your bathtub not draining, or draining slowly? It’s likely that you have a clogged drain. This might seem like a small issue at first, but if the issue isn’t fixed, a clogged bathtub can cause problems to both your health and the structural elements of your home.
As drainage specialists, this is something we hear all too often. The fact is, there’s no single, catch-all solution for fixing a blocked sewage system. The cause, location and severity of the blockage all play into how the problem should be dealt with.