Blocked Stormwater Drains

BLOCKED STORMWATER DRAINS

| Tips to prevent a blocked stormwater drain |
| Warning signs you may have a blocked stormwater drain |

 

A blocked stormwater drain is a plumbing issue.
That usually presents itself during heavy rainfall or storms.
There is no doubt your drains would of collected debris over the years.

It is important to keep your stormwater drains clear of obstruction.
To avoid blockages and possible flooding.

WHAT CAUSES BLOCKAGES?

🌳Tree roots
🌳Garden waste (ie leaves, debris)
🌳Damaged/collasped pipes
🌳Mud and dirt

SIGNS YOU MAY HAVE A BLOCKED STORMWATER DRAIN?

🌳Gutters overflowing whilst it rains
🌳Downpipes overflowing
🌳Or rainwater taking a while to flow through your down pipes
🌳Flooding or water pooling in your property during and after rainfall
 

THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT A BLOCKED STORMWATER DRAIN IS:

🌳Reguar maintenance of gutters
🌳Including 6-12 monthly gutter cleans
🌳Annual drain clearing with the use of a high pressure jet blaster
🌳Especially if you live in a property with a lot of trees
🌳Being mindful of where you plant trees on your property
🌳Ensuring your garden is maintained
 
If you suspect your stormwater is blocked- call a professional!
It is recommended to have your stormwater CCTV inspected.
Therefore, you can identify what is causing the blockage.
And have confidence with the best way to clear your drains.
 
Ignoring your blocked stormwater drain can lead further plumbing issues.
Costing you more money than in the first instance.
 
Call our friendly team today (03) 9501 3777 if you suspect you may have a blocked stormwater drain.

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