As an emergency drainage specialist, we received many phone calls, often late at night or on weekends, from homeowners who have found themselves in an emergency drainage situation. The problem is usually that the sink, toilet or shower is overflowing and unusable, due to a blocked drain. These nightmare situations can usually be avoided, however, … Read more

The absolute best way to maintain a healthy drain system is through prevention. If you are extremely careful about what you put down your drains, it is likely that you won’t need to clear them of debris very often. Clogs can happen and it is extremely important to know how to fix these problems as … Read more

As with all types of plumbing, your pipes and drains can often feel like effects of winter temperatures. It is so important to prepare your plumbing for the winter as if they are not ready you could face problems with cracking, bursting or reduced flow rate to your property. With these potential issues in mind … Read more

Blocked toilet drains are one of the top reasons people call us out. Not only are they a frustrating problem that is more than a little unpleasant, but they can also be a health risk if left.  Here, we take a look at the most common causes of toilet drain blockages (and no, it isn’t … Read more

You’re standing under the warm shower, feeling clean and relaxed, when you look down and see soapy water lapping at your ankles. Eventually, you’re quite literally standing in a pool of your own filth. Far from ideal.  Why isn’t it draining?  The number one cause of slow draining shower water is a clog in your … Read more

Food waste, grease, fat. These are all culprits that can block your kitchen sink, causing back ups and slow draining water. Not what you want when you’ve got a pile of washing up to get through. Plunging your arms elbow deep into greasy water isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. Fortunately, we’ve got you … Read more

When it comes to saving money, I think we can all agree that we’d rather make a little effort now to prevent having to spend a lot more effort (and money) later on. We service our cars regularly to guard against expensive problems later down the line. So, why don’t we take the same approach … Read more

At some point in our lives, most of us will be faced with a blocked drain. Whether that’s your kitchen sink, shower drain or an external drain, a blocked drain can occur at any time. In many cases, blocked drains are avoidable. But unfortunately, there’s sometimes not much you can do to prevent a clogged … Read more

Any business or contractor knows that a strong commitment to upholding health and safety is not just a legal requirement, but a mark of a reliable, trustworthy company. At Trent’s Drains, we’ve always held health and safety in high regard, ensuring our policies and practices are fully up to date. We care about our teams, … Read more

Tired of slow draining water? Bad smells or strange noises coming from your drains? Chances are, you’ve got a blockage.  There are different types of drain blockages and some are more serious than others. But any blockage, if left alone or not handled correctly, can turn into something much more serious. We’re talking sewage backups … Read more

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