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How to Clear a Blocked Toilet

TOILET BLOCKAGES Like other appliances, toilets have traps which are prone to blocking. Often the cure is to pour some bleach down the blocked toilet and leave it for a while. If this doesn’t work, try pouring in several buckets … Continue reading

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Cleaning Blocked Gutters

BLOCKED GULLIES AND STACKS (DOWNSPOUTS) Gullies are notoriously prone to blockages, particularly the older open-grid type where leaves are often the problem. You can prevent this by covering the grid with wire mesh. Blockages further down are usually caused by … Continue reading

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How to Clear Blocked Drains

  WHERE TO START No matter how the drains run, there is a set procedure for dealing with clogged drains and blockages: ♦ Establish that the problem isn’t caused by a blocked appliance trap or waste pipe. ♦ Lift the … Continue reading

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Blocked Drains – Problem Solving

Problem Solver   Lifting manhole covers to access blocked drains Manhole covers are never easy to lift, but rust can make matters worse still. There are several things you can try: ♦ Gently tap all the way around the edge … Continue reading

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