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Spring cleaning your drains

With British Summer Time starting tomorrow, Spring cleaning is a popular topic in many households today.  But this year, getting our gardens spruced up takes on a greater priority as we look forward to six people from two households being able to meet in a private garden in Northern Ireland from 1st April 2021.  While it is important to cut …

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Septic Tank Emptying – how often should it happen?

If you live in the countryside, there is a good chance that you have a septic tank buried somewhere in your garden.  This is tank to collect wastewater and sewage safely for homes located outside urban sewage systems.  One of the top questions that we are asked by country dwellers is how often should a septic tank be emptied?  Well …

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Why You Shouldn’t Flush Wipes Down the Toilet

Have you ever thrown a wipe in the toilet and wondered should you have done that?  Well whether it is a baby wipe, a make-up wipe or cleaning wipe, the bottom line is that wipes should never be flushed down the toilet.  So why should wipes not be flushed in the toilet? Wipes don’t break apart Unlike toilet paper which …

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COVID-19 Update – January 2021

As an essential business, D&J Drain Services will be remaining open during the current COVID-19 lockdown. Please be assured that we are following all the government guidelines to minimise the spread of coronavirus to our customers and staff at this challenging time.

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Blocked drains – what are the first signs of a problem?

Problems with your drains don’t happen overnight.  Drain blockages can take many years to build up but once you spot some of the tell-tale signs that all is not well in your drains, you need to take action and get the blocked drain cleared as soon as possible.  So let’s look at the main signs of blocked drains that you …