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Why do our drains block?

Blockages are typically caused by a buildup of toilet paper, feminine products, hair, plant, shrub and tree roots. Generally speaking the majority of blockages can be cleared with the electric eel or with the high pressured water jetter.

Shipways Plumbing offer drain cleaning and drain unblocking services in the Penrith area.

There are times however where some blockages are much harder to be cleared and may require physical extractions. These types of blockages are generally caused by mature tree roots or even worse collapsed drainage pipes.

Here is a list of some of the most common issues our Plumbers find in homes and businesses that we service with blocked sewer and blocked storm water line:

Contact us today if you suspect you have a drain blockage issue with your plumbing.

Request a Quote or call 0410 638 342 today!

To plunge or not to plunge?

Should I use a plunger to clear my drain or toilet blockage?

Generally speaking most home owners would be able to purchase a plunger from a hardware store and give it a go at rectifying the issue. This is not a permanent strategy; at some stage the issues will represent themselves, in fact they may even manifest.

This being said though as a home owner it’s worth a shot?!

If you are looking for a more permanent solution to your blocked drain or toilet, Shipways Effective Plumbing have been servicing the Penrith area for well over 10 years. We have the equipment and know how to detect and clear the drainage issue.

We also have equipment that can locate the exact location and provide a detailed image of the issue.

So if you suspect you have a drain or toilet blockage somewhere, contact us today and we can provide you with photographic and video evidence of the source of the problem and unblock it for you.

Request a Quote or call 0410 638 342 today!