Blocked Drains Cheshire
Problem with your drains?
Blocked drains are a common issue that are easy to spot. When drains become completely blocked, water no longer drains
away and you will start getting large puddles or water forming near the closest outlet such as manhole covers, grids or other
similar locations around your property.
Partially blocked drains, or ones in need of maintenance, are not as obvious as the water will drain away overtime. There are
signs to look out for however;
- Slow draining, or standing water
- Unpleasant smells from the drains
- Noises when water drains away
Who is responsible?
Drains that serve your property only on your land are your responsibility to maintain. The point at which drains are used by more than one property are considered shared services, even if they are still on private land. Shared services are the responsibility of the utility company.
If the property is rented, depending on urgency you should contact your landlord immediately as it is their responsibility to