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Blocked Drains Murrumbeena

Murrumbeena's blocked Drain specialists

Discovering you might have a blocked drain in your Murrumbeena home isn’t welcome news. Blocked drains can stem from various causes, ranging from the buildup of hair in shower drains to flushing tissues and sanitary products down the toilet. In additon, residue from food, particularly oils, and the accumulation of soap scum can progressively contribute to blocked drains in Murrumbeena households. Another common issue is tree roots finding their way into drain pipes.

Regardless of the type of drain affected—whether it’s toilets, sinks, baths, showers, or floor drains—our team is well-prepared to fix the problem fast.

Our team consists of trusted, highly experienced, licensed, and fully insured plumbers who will clear your blocked drains with minimal disruption. This provides you with peace of mind. With over 30 years of expertise in identifying and unblocking drains, you can rely on Blockages Today!

Equipped with cutting-edge technology, including CCTV drain cameras, and staying updated on industry best practices, we not only clear existing blockages but also implement preventive measures to reduce the risk of future blocked drains in your Murrumbeena home.

how to tell if your Murrumbeena home has a blocked drain

Signs that you’re dealing with a blocked drain include slow draining sinks, baths, or showers. Another sign is the occurrence of unusual gurgling sounds. If you detect unpleasant odours, particularly emanating from a toilet, it strongly suggests a blockage.

In addition, it’s recommended that you do routine inspections to look for water puddles around your Murrumbeena home, particularly on dry days. This serves as yet another red flag for a potential blocked drain. Additionally, vigilance is key when it comes to identifying any cracks in concrete walls or floors, as these can also signal the presence of a blocked drain—a situation that, if left unresolved, could lead to structural damage to your Murrumbeena home.

How we will fix your blocked drain

In our two part process, we make sure we first identify the cause and location of the blocked drain. As a result, we can get your drain unblocked as fast as possible!

STEP ONE – The first step is to work out where the blockage is. We do this using various tools, including, where appropriate, a CCTV drain camera.

STEP TWO – Once we know where the blockage is, we start working on unblocking the drain. This may include using a high-pressure water jetter. This specialist plumbing tool effectively dislodges stubborn debris, including tree roots.

how to avoid a blocked drain in your Murrumbeena home

Here are a few tips on how to prevent blocked drains in the first place – and remember the quicker you get a blocked drain fixed the better. So if you suspect you have a blocked drain give Blockages Today a call.

  • Watch what goes down your sink
  • Don’t flush stuff down your toilet – eg nappies, paper towels, cat litter, face wipes or sanitary products
  •  Use jars for grease and oil instead of pouring them down the sink
  •  Never pour concrete down a drain
  • Install catchers in your showers and sinks to snag debris like hair and food
  • Consider an annual check for your drains – especially if you live in an older Melbourne home.