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Drainage Blockage Bayside

What To Do About A Blocked Drain

What to do before you call a plumber

Is your sink not draining properly? Does your toilet take over 5 minutes to empty? You may have a clog. That’s okay. Many properties in the Bayside area suffers from these issues. p[particularly around the Brighton area, as that is a high tree-density area. So lot’s of roots get can get into your pipes and cause blockages.

Here are some tips to see if you can fix the problem yourself.

  1. Pour boiling water down your kitchen sink – Sometimes this is all that’s needed to unclog a clog
  2. Pour draino down the affecting hole – NOTE – draino is extremely poisonous. Do not let this product near children and only use in well-ventilated areas.
  3. Pout vinegar down the affecting pipes – funnily enough, vinegar is a strong chemical agent that can break up simple clogs.

When to call a plumbing company

If none of these work, then it’s time to call an expert. A professional plumber can come to your house in the Bayside area, and Inspect your blocked drain. We will slide a camera down your pipes and determine what exactly is causing the issue. Most of the time, in suburbs like Brighton, Sandringham and all the way down to Black Rock – the issue is invasive tree roots. However, in rare situations, it can be a situation of broken pipes.

Never fear, broken pipes can be fixed without digging up your garden and ruining all the hard work that you’ve put in. We use a technique called ‘re-lining’. Relining is the act of replacing your pipe without invasive action. We will not jack-hammer your garden, nor will leave any evidence at all that anything has happened.


So please don’t hesitate to call us on (03) 5999 5559 to speak to one of our plumbing experts. We would be more than happy to talk. Also, you might be eligibleĀ for a free inspection!


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