May 5, 2020
A pre-purchase drain survey is a tiny investment compared to the hundreds of thousands of pounds required to buy a house. Yet, the state of drainage systems is typically overlooked by standard house surveys. All manner of problems may be lurking beneath the surface without the buyer knowing anything about it.
July 4, 2017
If you are looking to buy a property, whether that be residential or commercial, there are several parts of the building that are recommended to be surveyed before the sale is complete. Electrics, walls, heating and roofing checks are standard these days, however one inspection that is too often overlooked is a drain survey.
June 6, 2017
More and more homebuyers are turning to drainage companies for comprehensive CCTV Drain Surveys before they buy ...
November 6, 2015
A CCTV drain inspection is the most cost effective way to survey your drains and sewers. At RPD we offer this service to both domestic and commercial clients throughout Wirral, Liverpool, Chester, Manchester and surrounding areas.
June 1, 2014
Most examples of blocked drains are caused by gradual build ups of substances like grease, food, hair and dirt. However, sometimes we get surprised by the things that we find stuck in our customers' drains. Some objects have a mysterious way of finding their way into people's drains and some of them border on the ludicrous. Here are some examples that we have found over the years.
January 7, 2014
Drains can often be taken for granted. Water goes down and you forget about it. However, when things go wrong, it can be costly, inconvenient and stressful. At RPD, we can provide an expert service at fixing your blocked drains 24 hours a day at competitive rates. However, prevention is always better (and cheaper) than a cure. Blockages are often caused by food waste, hair and build-ups of fat. Discovering these before they form hard deposits and block your drains is vital. Check your drains regularly and get them maintained to prevent blockages. This will save you time, money and STRESS!
November 18, 2013
Lead is a common metal and, in the past, was used widely for making pipes, including water mains. However, in recent years there has been health problems associated with lead in drinking water and you should consider a water main replacement if your home still contains lead water mains. This is particularly true in children, where it can affect their physical and mental development, potentially resulting in learning difficulties. In adults, drinking water with lead in it can result in kidney problems and high blood pressure. There is also a risk associated to unborn children when consumed by pregnant mothers.
October 17, 2013
Now that autumn is here, the weather will change and so will the colour. The sky will become gloomy and the trees are turning brown. It is only a matter of time before those leaves will start falling and creating all sorts of problems. Mix in some rain and the leaves will decompose to leave you with a terrible mess. Not only are wet leaves a slip hazard, they can cause havoc with your drains.