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How Much Does Unblocking a Drain Cost?

8 October

Has the water flow slowed down in your toilets and sinks? Or you might take more time to flush, and the wastes might not clear off properly. If so, this can indicate a blocked drain.

Another indication is a smelly sinkhole in the kitchen or the toilets. A smelly drain generally means that there is a lot of dirt buildup inside, leading to drains facing severe blockages.

You could also have a leaking drain identified from the front and back yards. For instance, have you seen puddles forming in certain places, or have there been many mosquitoes in your area? It could be because of a blocked drain where the water accumulates and becomes breeding grounds for mosquitoes.

There are many reasons for blocked drains, and they may not be readily something you can observe in your plumbing system. But you can minimise clogging your drain pipe. Be vigilant about what goes down the drain and act immediately on the problems when you start to notice them instead of waiting until the last hour.

While clogged drains are inevitable, this is no reason to take the problem for granted.

A clogged drain pipe or sewer line is one of the most cumbersome plumbing problems you can encounter. If left unattended, drain clogs can create chaos in your plumbing system.

When you notice the tell-tale signs of a clogged drain, such as nasty smells, loud gurgling noise, or water draining slowly, check out for the items stuck in there.

12 Of The Regular Items That Clog Your Drain And Sewer Lines

  1. Grease and Fats
  2. Hair
  3. Coffee Grounds
  4. Lingering Food
  5. Paper & Cotton Goods
  6. Cigarette butts
  7. Flushable Wipes
  8. Bath Bombs
  9. Makeup
  10. House Paint
  11. Pet Waste
  12. Hard Water Deposits

If you see any such signs, it is best to contact your trusted licensed plumber to immediately unblock drains and prevent further damage.

A well-maintained drain is essential for the smooth functioning of any household. But improper disposal of items and unintentionally dropping them can clog your drains. There may also be undetected leaks and problems you may not be able to see or notice immediately.

Changing a few habits or getting your hands a little dirty and putting more time and attention into your home’s drains may save you a lot of money down the road.

The Cost Of Unblocking A Drain Is An Important Consideration

Price is a very important factor when making any decision. But several other points deserve serious considerations when choosing a company to work on your pipes, drains, and other plumbing issue.

Gold Coast Plumbing Company stands apart from other plumbing companies. When it comes to unblocking drains for Gold Coast residents, we offer the best service and warranty at a reasonable price.

Here are some of the important factors you need to consider when selecting a plumbing company or a professional plumber to do your clogged drains:

1. Does the company have all the necessary equipment onboard their vehicles?

It’s essential to have the necessary equipment onboard the vehicles to save money. Why would you pay to use a Jetting machine when a simple, vigorous plunging at half the cost may clear the blockage? You can save money if you engage Gold Coast Plumbing Company to repair your pipes or drains. Our vehicles have ten different pieces of specialised equipment for drain unblocking in stock. By comparison, around eight more specialised items than most other companies carry onboard their vehicles.

Commercial Plumbing Company

Commercial Plumbing Company

2. What is included in the price that you’ve been quoted?

You know if you’re getting actual value and trustworthy service if you get a CCTV drain camera inspection included in your quotation. The quoted price for the main drain unblocking must include this service. At Gold Coast Plumbing Company, we use our drain cameras to confirm we have cleared the blockage when we unblock the main drain. There is no way of ensuring that blockage has been completely removed and that there will be no more future expenses. Only a drain camera can give a visual confirmation for the service done.

Drain Camera

Drain Camera

3. Is there a warranty provided by the Company unblocking your drain?
Many companies won’t offer a warranty. Gold Coast Plumbing Company provide a six-month warranty on any drain that has been Hydro Jetted, inspected by drain camera, and a visual inspection has confirmed that there are no defects in the pipework.

Blocked Drain Clearing

Blocked Drain Clearing

4. What if the blockage is on the council side of the drain service?
The good news is that you don’t pay. We get the drain flowing, and then we request an immediate inspection by the Council. We leave our drain camera at the cause of the blockage until the Council arrives and confirms responsibility for the blockage and acceptance of the bill.

Trust Only The Leading Drains Specialists in Gold Coast

Gold Coast Plumbing Company has the equipment, experience and knowledge. We’re on the top-notch plumbing industry. We’ve got excellent customer reviews, and we’ve built trust from our valued customers. More information, including our customer reviews, is available on our website.

Pricing information is available upon request. Use our enquiry form on our contact page, and we will get in touch. Click the Request Booking button to make a booking. Or call us on 1300 390 361.