Beware Of The Dog!
When a Blocked Drain turns into a necessary Drain Repair job.
Darius performs big plumbing tasks in small spaces.
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Today’s adventure takes us to Swan View where there’s a clear warning “Beware Of The Dog!”. A client contacted us about a blocked drain from the laundry. After trying to clear the disconnector gully (drain gully) with no success, Top Dog Darius suspects concrete or some other mischief and needs to do what Plumbdog’s do best. Digging!
What is a gully?
There are different types of gullies but in context of the property today, the gully is a water drain pipe outside of the home which designed to discharge surface water from the garden, guttering and wastewater from washing machines, dishwashers, sinks and showers. In the event of a blockage, the gully helps to prevent sewerage from flooding your house by directing the overflow away from your property.
The Problem Revealed
Check out the video at [1:10]. Darius extracts the earthenware pipe revealing “the old concrete in a gully trick.”
Wondering how did the concrete get in there? Well, sometimes during renovations or home repairs, cement is spilled around drains by accident into the drainage system eventually hardening and forming obstructions. The difference between a concrete blockage compared to a blocked drain caused by more common issues like tree roots is that often with general blockages, our custom made high powered water jetters are up to the task and have even taken on some concrete obstructions before but as you can see from the video today, there are circumstances where a repair and a rebuild is necessary.
Working In Tight Spaces
You would have seen Darius at work before and we’re always proud to show off the good work he does. Check out not only how neat his workmanship is, but how he creates minimal disturbances around the blocked drain area and puts everything back together so neatly. Possibly even better than how it was before. The quality of workmanship isn’t just demonstrated by our top dogs. To be a Plumbdog, we expect pedigree and for all our Plumbdog’s to be held to these high standards.
All in a day’s work while being supervised by a thirsty lizard. We managed to clear the drain and replace the old gully and put everything back as if we weren’t even there. Don’t forget to like and subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up to date with our latest videos!