Considerations when hiring a drain unblocking service
When dealing with something as important as a property’s drains, it’s vital that you find someone you can really trust. In order to do so, make sure you understand the drain service options a company offers. From a simple drain cleaning service to more complex repair work, you should know that the professional you hire knows exactly what they are doing. Therefore, don’t be afraid to ask plenty of questions early on.
It is a good idea to ask the drain experts about their qualifications and membership of any voluntary trade bodies. A drainage expert may hold a Diploma in Sewerage and Drainage Operations, have completed a City & Guilds Drainage Engineer Course, or be a member of the National Association of Drainage Contractors. These accolades act as a seal of quality assurance that will give you complete peace of mind. It is also recommended that you request references from previous clients to get an insight into the quality, speed and professionalism of their work.
Finally, make sure you know what their call out times are. While general cleaning work can be conducted pretty much at any time of the day, other drainage issues can be much more serious and urgent. If possible, try to choose a company that offers flexible hours, so they are able to attend to any issues that occur promptly.
How can Hoppy help?
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Select ‘drainage specialist’ from the list of trades and tell Hoppy all about your job by completing a short form.
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Now sit back and wait to hear from up to 3 trusted tradespeople about your job - be sure to check out their profiles, where you’ll find examples of previous work and genuine reviews.
Then simply choose the right person for your job!