March 29, 2019
There is nothing more frustrating than a blocked kitchen drain or toilet late on a Saturday night. Suddenly you are faced with the dilemma of either attempting to fix the problem yourself or calling in a professional plumber and paying the extra cost of a weekend service call. Most homeowners opt for the first option and attempt to fix the problem themselves. Homeowners assume that they can save money by doing a DIY drain cleaning job, but you could easily end up with a more serious and expensive problem on your hands. You really should think twice before attempting to unblock your own drains.
January 10, 2019
At RPD, we have over 15 years' experience in drainage so there isn't a lot that we haven't heard or come across. So we have decided to create a blog about the most frequently asked questions we receive when it comes to blocked drains. The blog lists common issues that people are faced with when dealing with drains and also provides information on how you can stop these occurrences from happening.
November 30, 2018
Everyone has come across a problem with their drains occasionally. You know it is that time again once you smell rotten eggs coming from your drains, you see that the water level from the sink is still rising but you have no idea what caused it. However, most of the time those issues could have been avoided. At RPDNW, we have seen our fair share of blocked drains and we have listed a few ways to avoid these blocked drains, to ensure you will not end up paying for services in order to get your drains unblocked every few months or so.
October 16, 2018
The discussion around lead pipes has been a story for many years now. Lead pipes are proven to be harmful for you, yet a large percentage of homes in the United Kingdom are still equipped with lead pipes. Replacing your lead pipes can cost some time and money, there are people who feel that dangers of lead pipes in your home do not warrant the price of a lead pipe replacement. In this blog, we will look into reasons why you should, or should not replace lead pipes.
September 6, 2018
Over 30 percent of all properties that have been constructed before the start of the 1970"s are fitted with some sort of lead pipes according to various statistics. However, lead is known to have damaging effects to your health. Replacing your lead pipes at home can prevent many illnesses and diseases.
May 31, 2018
Home Insurance is complex and can be hard to understand for the average person, according to a nationwide study done by UKDN Waterflow. Just over 1 in 10 people think home insurance and the terms that come with it are easy to understand.
March 23, 2018
Many people in the Wirral area still wonder who exactly is responsible for repairs to Blocked Drains Wirral or sewers, as public and private drains interlink underground. Responsibility of keeping the sewers and drains running is therefore a joint effort between you, the water company and the local authority.
October 19, 2017
In this blog post, we outline the cold hard facts about blocked drains in the United Kingdom. We reveal where in the UK suffers from the highest proportion of blocked drains and we outline in detail the exact extent of the problem using interesting facts and statistics.
July 28, 2017
Lead pipes were commonplace in the past, with the cheap, malleable properties of lead providing what appeared to be a perfect material to construct water mains and domestic water supply pipes.
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.