Blocked drains are a common household issue that can cause significant inconvenience and expense. When you're faced with a blocked drain, you have to deal with not only the immediate inconvenience of a slow or non-functioning drain but also the potential for costly repairs.
The cost of unblocking a drain can vary significantly depending on the severity of the blockage and the method used to clear it. A simple blockage might be cleared for as little as $100, while more severe blockages requiring professional intervention can cost several hundreds or even thousands of dollars.
In addition to the immediate cost of unblocking the drain, there are often associated costs to consider. For example, if a blockage leads to a burst pipe, you could be looking at significant water damage to your home, which could easily run into thousands of dollars in repair costs. Plus, there's the potential for increased water bills due to the leak and the inconvenience of dealing with the aftermath of a major plumbing incident.
Fortunately, many of these costs can be avoided through regular drain maintenance. By keeping your drains clean and clear, you can prevent blockages from occurring in the first place. This involves being mindful of what goes down your drains - avoiding things like grease, coffee grounds, and hair, which are common causes of blockages.
In addition to this, regular professional drain cleaning can be a good investment. While there is a cost associated with this service, it is typically far less than the cost of dealing with a major blockage or a burst pipe. Plus, regular cleaning can help to extend the life of your pipes, saving you money in the long run.
Contact Strathclyde Drainage to discuss your requirements.