Wipes in New York

The Drain Man says Do Not Flush!

When it comes to so-called “flushable” wipes the question is should you flush or shouldn’t you. Just because the packaging says  you can flush them doesn’t mean you should. Around the world water and sewerage authorities are struggling with constant blockages caused by these wipes because they don’t break apart like toilet paper does. The […]

flooded swings


Melbourne sure has been getting some heavy rainfall and storms recently. And there’s more rainfall coming this weekend. So if you find your backyard, front yard, bbq area, carport, garage, basement or any other part of your house or property is getting flooded out, don’t hesitate to call us. We are experts at clearing blocked […]

Relining drains – now even simpler than digging

Relining sewer drains is simpler, more cost-effective, faster and far less destructive than digging. And now it is even less complicated. The Victorian Building Authority recently re-released their guidelines for laying sewer drains in “reactive soils, unstable or water-charged ground”. (You can read them at this link http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0013/22342/3.06-Drainage-Drains-in-reactive-Soils,-Unstable-or-Water-Charged-Ground.pdf  ) The guidelines tell you have to: – first assess […]


Got a fatberg? The Drain Man can help.

It seems like everyone is talking about “fatbergs”. There was one in London last year that was the size of a London Bus. There was another in London last week that was the length of a Boeing 747. And there was another one here in Melbourne, in the Yarra Valley Water system. So what is […]