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    Drain soakaway problems

    Drainage Specialists

    The soakaway for my property isn’t working anymore? Any idea why this might be? How can I diagnose the problem and if I figure out what the issue is? is it something that I could fix on my own or is it the sort of job that I should hire a professional for?

    Asked by Pete on 1st Feb 2021
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    Fine line drainage contractor

    "Is the pipe blocked? You need to inspect why it’s is not by digging down to see if there was enough gravel enough tram membrane around the pipe"

    Answered on 4th Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Lay away uk

    "What does the soakaway serve and how old is it? It may just be old and not as sufficient as it used to be. You may be able to have it jetted if not it will need a new soakaway"

    Answered on 1st Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Treatment Plant Services Ltd

    "Hi Pete,

    Someone like metro rod would probably be your best bet. They can jet the line and put a camera down to have a look and see whats going on. If it needs replacing they'll give you a quote, shop around though as prices will vary"

    Answered on 1st Feb 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    R & R Landscaping

    "You can start by rodding or jetting pipe work to make sure there isn’t a blockage, depending on how many people live in the property and how many years the soak away has been in for, you could have a soak away that needs re newing as these tend to get completely clogged up after 10 -20 years depending on usage
    Kind regards
    Ryan Blackman
    R & R Landscaping & Drainage Folkestone"

    Answered on 1st Feb 2021 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    Swindlehurst groundwork’s & plant ops ltd

    "Could be a number of things is there trees near by, does your soak-away pipe go under any roads so the pipe is squashed, or it could be a blockage

    Many thanks
    Swindlehurst Groundwork’s"

    Answered on 1st Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report

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