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Blocked Drains

24/7 Blocked Drains in Surrey

Blocked Drains in Surrey can prove to be very stressful and often tricky to deal with. They can have an enormous impact on the living environment within your home or workplace. As a family run drainage company, Maclaren Drainage understands the need to offer an expert 24 hour 365 days a year emergency drain unblocking service.

Located in Surrey, very close to junction 9 of the M25 we offer rapid response times to residential and commercial customers who are experiencing blocked drains in Surrey. From your initial call we can sometimes even have your drains unblocked within the hour!

Bathroom facilities need to perform efficiently whether in your home or place of work. Failure to do so can cause a big problem for those people affected. Everyday routines such as brushing your teeth, shaving, showering and using the toilet increase the chances of your drains blocking. General dirt, hairs, sanitary towels, tissues when not exposed of carefully can become wedged in the pipe and eventually lead clogging within the drain.

Whatever has caused your drains to become blocked Maclaren Drainage can provide a cost-effective solution and offer customers in Surrey a rapid response. From your initial call we will even provide you with free advice and talk you through a couple of things you can do to help release the blockage, without the need for a call-out! Our engineers are on call 24/7 and are located in Surrey so please do not hesitate to contact us, day or night.

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Unblocking Blocked Drains in Surrey 24 hours a day

Maclaren Drainage, as specialists for blocked drains in Surrey, are proud members of Checkatrade and Surrey Trading Standards approved. As a reputable drainage company we pride ourselves on honesty, competitive pricing and commitment to do the best job possible for every customer. Our 24 hour emergency drain unblocking service is at the very heart of this and every year we help hundreds of homeowners and commercial businesses when their drains become blocked. We guarantee to resolve your issue whilst using only the most cost-effective solutions.

Are you responsible for the drain?

Firstly it’s important that we determine whether you are responsible for the drains concerned. Any pipe which drains a single property, or a number of properties/buildings within the same curtilage is defined as a drain and will remain the responsibility of the owner/occupier of the premises up to the point where it is no longer within the area of land immediately surrounding the property or it connects to a sewer. If the blockage is located outside the official boundary of your property, then it is likely to be the responsibility of Thames Water.

If you have blocked drains in Surrey and require immediate unblocking, then our experienced engineers are ready for your call. We offer a 24/7 365 days a year emergency service for drain unblocking, so no matter what time of the night, get in touch with Maclaren Drainage.

How you can avoid blocked drains in Surrey…

After unblocking drains for our customers we will always leave with them some advice that will help them to avoid blocked drains in the future. Below are some tips to help you keep your drainage clear and ensure your wanted waste keeps flowing away from your building…

Do not pour grease or oil down the drain. These types of substances solidify within the pipe, creating a hard obstacle for other waste to try and pass. Eventually the build up of waste will create a blockage that can be difficult to get rid of. The majority of our drain unblocking work at domestic households is due to the build up of grease and oil so our advice is to find other ways of disposing these substances.

Do not flush anything down the toilet other than human waste and toilet paper. Sanitary towels and baby wipes do not degrade like toilet paper. Again, this is a very common cause of blocked drains in Surrey and you should take steps to prevent this from happening in your home or workplace.

Keep your drains clear. You can prevent blockages by keeping your plug holes and local pipes clear of hair and dirt. Make it a habit to regularly remove any hair and dirt from around the plug every time you bath or shower. 

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How to know if you have blocked drains in Surrey…

If your home or business premises is experiencing any of the following then we recommend getting in touch. There is a good chance you have blocked drains and we can provide a fast, effective solution.

Slow draining water. If the water in your bath, shower or sink is taking a lot longer than usual to drain away then there may be a blockage in the drain. There is a good chance that the blockage is local, maybe from the build up of hair, so we recommend looking into the plug hole yourself and checking to make sure the pipe is clear.

High water levels. After flushing the toilet check to see how high the water level rises too. If the water levels remain high and do not drop there it is likely that you have a blockage further down the drainage system. We recommend using a plunger because if the blockage is local you may be able to disturb it enough to release the blockage.

That ‘rotten egg’ smell. If sulphurous smells are in and around your home or workplace then this is another sign that you may have blocked drains in Surrey. Maybe you can smell them when brushing your teeth or doing the washing up. There could be a couple of reasons as to why you are experiencing this; the soil stack may not be venting the drains properly, the P trap may not be sealing as it should, or poorly designed pipework could mean your losing the water seal from one or more of your waste traps. We can deal with all of the above with some help from our Plumbing & Heating division! Give us a call and we will ask a few questions which may help us to diagnose the problem. If we still can’t get sot the bottom of it we will send an experienced engineer around to meet you.

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Areas We Cover

Located in Leatherhead close to junction 9 of the M25 and within close proximity of the A3 we are within easy reach of the following areas:

•West Sussex
•Worcester Park

Having provided drain solutions in Surrey for over 10 years our engineers have the local knowledge which enables us to complete any top of job whilst abiding by the local councils planning laws and regulations.

Surrey is made up of many different councils so depending on your postcode rules and regulations may be not be the same.

We would advise you to use a professional drainage contractor to carry out most types of drain related work. They should already have sufficient knowledge of the rules in regards to drain and sewer systems, however if you would like to read your local councils regulations with regards to drainage then please click on the name of your council below.

Epsom & Ewell, Mole Valley, Reigate & Banstead, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Elmbridge, Guildford Borough, Runnymede, Spelthorne, Surrey Heath, Tandridge, Waverley, Woking

Choose Maclaren Drainage for Drain Unblocking in Surrey

Our drainage division consists of 3 experienced drainage engineers on call 24/7 to provide emergency drain clearance to customers throughout Surrey. All of our team live in Surrey meaning we can offer very fast response times to customers in Dorking, Cobham, Leatherhead, Guildford, Woking and Surbiton.

Our high power water jetting equipment is installed in every drainage van so that our engineers always have the tools to complete the job.

Emergency drain unblocking is one of our ‘bread and butter’ services but we offer fully comprehensive drainage solutions for every issue. We also produce professional CCTV Drain Surveys and are specialists for drain repairs.

Please check our reviews and also visit our Checkatrade page to see what our customers say about us.
As a family run, reputable drainage company we are proud of our reputation and have worked hard to become one of Surrey’s leading drainage contrators.

Whatever issue you face please feel free to get in touch, even if you just need some free advice or guidance, we are ready and willing to assist you.

Unblocked Drains

5 5 1
“Kevin put himself out to come out on a Saturday which was great. Both he and his brother were friendly and polite and tidied up perfectly when they'd finished. They worked quickly and did a top job for a good price. I'd definitely recommend them and would use them again anytime.”

Unblocked Rainwater Drain

5 5 1
“Kevin arrived on time (despite the traffic) and worked hard to sort the problem out at our property, going over and above the call of duty to do so. We were happy to find him and would recommend”

CCTV Drain Survey

5 5 1
“I am buying a new house, on advice of the structural survey I decided to get a cctv survey of the property' s drains. I looked on Checkatrade for a suitable service provider and saw that MacLaren was highly recommended. I emailed Kevin got a quick response recommending he do a home buyers report. This was quickly completed, within 3 days I received a nice email confirming that there were no problems of concern, a detailed drainage drawing - I now have an idea why there are 3 mainholes on the property; most importantly a detailed report with the photos of the drains.”

Unblocked Toilet

5 5 1
“Responded the same day and unblocked my toilet within the hour. Very polite workmen and knowledgeable.”
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