Blocked Drains - Frequently Asked Questions
There aren't many more mystery's in the world than why your drain is blocked. Well not to the untrained eye at least. Our Gold Coast team are blocked drain experts in both detecting what is going on with your drain and fixing the problem in a cost effective and timely manner.
We still get a lot of questions in our blocked drain inquiries about what is going on with blocked drains so we thought we'd answer them in this blog post.
1. What is the most common cause of a blocked drain on the Gold Coast?
The most common domestic blocked drain here on the Gold Coast is from fat and grease. This gets in to the drainage system through the sink and kitchen which then clogs up the main drain down the line over time.
2. How long does it take to unblock a drain?
The average time it takes to unblock a drain is roughly 1-2 hours. Although there are a lot of variables such as what caused the blockage, if it is easily detectable & fixable within that time. Our Gold Coast drain expert will communicate with you clearly what the problem is and how to fix it.
3. What does fixing my blocked drain involve?
Unblocking usually involves the use of our CCTV camera to detect what and where the blockage is. We then try to use either a rod or snake to remove the blockage. For blockages that aren't able to be unlocked using that tactic we'll use the high pressure jetter. Which normally works a treat with unblocking the drain no matter how blocked it might be. The jetter is a weapon!
4. How much does it cost?
Unlike our competitors we do flat fee pricing, with no call out fees for all our services. This is especially beneficial with a problem such as a blocked drain where it is quite a daunting and problematic plumbing issue. For a blocked drain inspection and pressure clean by our blocked drain expert here on the Gold Coast we charge a flat fee of $299. If in our inspection we identify a broken pipe or tree roots intervening we will provide you with a quote to dig up the area if necessary then fix or replace the broken pipe.
We pride ourselves on our workmanship, which is why we provide a workmanship guarantee, so if you have any blocked drain issueson the Gold Coast give our team of blocked drain experts a call or if you prefer, book online.