23 11, 2021

A Guide to Unblocking Your Drains

2021-11-23T13:27:32+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Blog|

A Guide to Unblocking Your Drains If you are suffering from blocked drains, you need a quick solution. Blocked pipes can stop used water draining away, which can be messy and smelly, so you'll need to get it sorted. At Steve Hastings Drainage, we offer specialist blocked drain services across Blackpool, Preston and Chorley. This [...]

4 10, 2019

Stop Rats From Getting Into Your Home

2019-10-04T11:37:33+01:00October 4th, 2019|Blog|

Rats can be a nuisance for any home or property owner. There are somewhere between 3 and 10 million of the pests in the UK, meaning they are everywhere. Whether you live in a big area like Blackpool or Preston or a smaller town like Poulton Le Fylde, you’re bound to find one. A major [...]

4 07, 2019

Blocked Drains? We All Get Them!

2019-07-04T14:02:51+01:00July 4th, 2019|Blog|

No one is lucky enough to never encounter a blocked drain and we have all been there with blockages, damaged drains and intruding roots. No matter where your postcode is, or what you flush down your drains; sometimes blocked drains are out of your hands. The only thing you can ensure is that you know [...]

14 05, 2019

London Sewers Blocked by Concreteberg

2019-05-20T15:19:12+01:00May 14th, 2019|Blog|

It’s common for drains to be blocked by baby wipes, makeup pads and even Yorkshire puddings. However, in April a massive ‘concreteberg’ was discovered under the streets of London. Weighing as much as 20 elephants, the blockage was around 100 m in length and is blocking 3 sewers in the centre of London. According to [...]

1 02, 2019

Before and After Blocked Drain

2019-05-20T11:26:28+01:00February 1st, 2019|Blog|

CCTV Drain Inspection Blackpool & Preston At Steve Hastings Drain Services we recommend regular maintenance checks, especially for commercial property, as this can help keep them maintained and ensure that we catch any issues before they become urgent. We can uncover an issue with your drains If we discover that simply unblocking your drain isnt [...]

3 12, 2018

Prison inmates block drains making protein shakes from eggs

2019-05-20T11:27:13+01:00December 3rd, 2018|Blog|

Drain can easily be blocked from all manner of foreign objects being disposed of down them which HMP Stoke Heath in Shropshire recently found out. Severn Trent, the water company managing the treatment works near the prison noticed something peculiar was going and eventually worked their way back to the prison. Weightlifting is a popular past time in [...]

6 11, 2018

Bill Gates has spent $200m making a new toilet

2019-05-20T11:27:58+01:00November 6th, 2018|Blog|

Bill Gates of Microsoft fame is not someone that you might expect to be a toilet or poo expert, but over the past seven years, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has spent more than $200m on researching the field. In the western market, we take toilets for granted, and the diseases associated with poor [...]

2 10, 2018

Blocked drains cost Scotland £6.5m a year

2019-04-08T11:55:37+01:00October 2nd, 2018|Blog|

Blocked drains in Scotland have gotten so bad that Scottish Water has started a new campaign to advise food business how to dispose of waste correctly. The new campaign is led by Scottish Water which attends an average of 95 blockages every day in Scotland at a cost of £6.5m a year. The deposits are caused by [...]

30 08, 2018

How many times does the average person flush the toilet in a day?

2019-05-20T11:30:01+01:00August 30th, 2018|Blog|

On average, and according to detailed (external)  research the average person flushes their toilet 5 times a day! to be more precise, a brown flush - you guessed it.. happens about 1.5 times a day by one person alone, the rest are classed as yellow flushes.. you guessed that too.   This is quite a [...]

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