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Blocked Drains

Melbourne's Drain Maintenance Experts. Say goodbye to blocked drains with our swift, reliable solutions. With all the latest equipment ready to solve all drainage issues, we're your trusted choice for hassle-free plumbing. Contact us today!

Why Is My Drain Blocked?

When a drain becomes blocked, it signals an obstruction somewhere in the pipeline, stopping water flow. These blockages can stem from various sources, often hidden until drainage issues arise.

You might try DIY fixes like using baking soda or pouring hot water down the drain, but sometimes you need professional help.

At AP Plumbing Services, we've got advanced tools to inspect the pipes and locate the root cause of the blockage. Ignoring the issue could lead to bigger headaches later on.

Common causes of blockages include:

  • Buildup of grease, soap, or cooking oil

  • Hair getting caught in the pipes

  • toilet paper or wet wipes

  • tree roots or outdoor debris

  • Damage to the pipes themselves

our team is experienced in handling all kinds of blockages. For stubborn ones, we've got high-powered hydro jet cleaning tools to flush out the problem with ease.

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Signs Of A Blocked Drain

Recognising the signs of a blocked drain is crucial for addressing plumbing issues before they escalate into costly repairs. Keep an eye out for these common indicators:

  • Slow Drainage: If water takes longer than usual to drain from sinks, showers, or tubs, it could signal a partial blockage in the pipes.

  • Foul Odours: Unpleasant smells coming from drains, particularly in the kitchen or bathroom, often indicate trapped food particles, grease buildup, or stagnant water due to blockages.

  • Gurgling Noises: Strange gurgling or bubbling sounds coming from drains when water is running can suggest air trapped within the pipes due to blockages.

  • Backed-Up Toilets: When flushing the toilet results in water rising to the top or slow drainage, it's a clear sign of a blockage in the toilet or sewer line.

  • Water Backup: Water backing up into sinks, showers, or tubs after using other fixtures in the house indicates a blockage downstream in the plumbing system.

  • Visible Water Pooling: Puddles of water forming around drains or in the yard, particularly after rain or using plumbing fixtures, may indicate a blocked or damaged drainage system.

  • Frequent Clogs: Regularly experiencing clogs in multiple drains throughout the house, despite attempts to clear them, could indicate a more significant underlying issue with the plumbing.

If you notice any of these signs, it's essential to address them promptly to prevent further damage to your plumbing system. Contacting a professional plumber, like AP Plumbing Services, can help diagnose the problem and provide effective solutions to clear the blockage and restore proper drainage.

Blocked Drain Services

At AP Plumbing Services, we understand the inconvenience and frustration that comes with blocked drains. Our comprehensive range of blocked drain services is designed to tackle any plumbing issue you may encounter, ensuring your home's plumbing system runs smoothly.

Our services include:

  • Sewer Drain Cleaning: Clearing blockages in the main sewer line to restore proper drainage and prevent sewage backups into your home.

  • Stormwater Drain Cleaning: Removing debris, leaves, and other outdoor obstructions from stormwater drains to prevent flooding and water damage during heavy rainstorms.

  • Blocked Toilet: Swiftly clearing blockages in toilets caused by foreign objects, excessive toilet paper, or other obstructions to prevent messy backups and ensure proper flushing.

  • Blocked Sink: Clearing clogs and blockages in kitchen and bathroom sinks caused by food debris, grease buildup, or foreign objects, restoring efficient drainage.

  • Blocked Showers: Eliminating hair, soap scum, and other residues that accumulate in shower drains, causing slow drainage or backups, to ensure a pleasant showering experience.

  • Emergency Drain Unblocking: Offering prompt emergency services to address urgent drain blockages, preventing water damage and restoring functionality to your plumbing system.

No matter the cause or severity of the blockage, our team of experienced plumbers is equipped with the latest tools and techniques to tackle any drain issue efficiently and effectively. Trust AP Plumbing Services to keep your drains flowing freely and your home's plumbing system in top condition.

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