Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about drain inspections

Q: How often should I have my drains inspected? A: It’s recommended to schedule a CCTV drain survey every few years, even if you haven’t encountered any issues. Prevention is key to avoiding major blockages.

Q: Can I use chemical drain cleaners? A: While they may provide temporary relief, chemical cleaners can damage pipes over time. It’s best to opt for natural remedies or professional services.

Q: What should I avoid putting down the drain? A: To prevent blockages, avoid disposing of coffee grounds, oil, fat, and sanitary products down the drain.

Q: How can I prevent tree root blockages? A: Regularly inspect and trim trees near your drainage system. If you suspect root intrusion, consult a professional.

Q: Are there any eco-friendly drain unblocking methods? A: Yes, using a mix of baking soda, vinegar, and hot water is an environmentally friendly way to tackle minor clogs.

Q: How can I maintain a blockage-free drain? A: Regularly flushing your drains with hot water and being mindful of what you put down the drain can significantly reduce the risk of blockages.

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