Why does waste come up through drains?

What is the reason for waste coming up from drains and how can it be dealt with?

Asked by khalid on 6th Jun 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"Because the drains is probably blocked somewhere along the line"
Answered on 6th Jun 2022 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
"It’s normally a blockage somewhere further down the line that causes waste to come back up"
Answered on 6th Jun 2022 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
"There must be a blockage somewhere in the line that is backing up"
Answered on 6th Jun 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
"YOU HAVE A BLOCKAGE! The sewerage has nowhere else to go apart from out of manholes and gullies…or worse your toilets inside."
Answered on 6th Jun 2022 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
"There is a blockage in the drainage system. So I recommend high pressure jetting to unblock this then a camera survey to identify any problems. Hope this helps.
Regards Russell Bulling"
Answered on 29th Sep 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
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