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At LH Plumbing we specialise in expertly diagnosing and fixing blocked drains across Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Once we understand the problem, we can repair, renew or replace damaged drains for both residential and commercial properties.
Here’s a list of the common types of blocked drains that we face on a daily basis.
Have your sewer drain fixed in no time. Our state of the art SewerJett® equipment helps locate, diagnose & fix sewer drains.
The Melbourne weather can play havoc with storm water drains. Keep your premises safe & dry. Give us a call.
Whether it's an old toilet, a blocked drain or a buildup of flushed items, we’ll detect & fix your blocked drain issue.
If your bath or shower is backing up, our blocked drain equipment will locate the issue so that we can fix it.
Sinks & basins deal with lots of chemicals, grease, food & other objects. If yours is blocked – give us a call.
Our plumbers also have the experience & equipment to fix commercial blocked drains promptly & reliably.
Boundary shafts can be a big cause of blocked drains. We can detect & fix your boundary issues.

What Causes a Blocked Drain?

Blocked drains are a common issue in most Melbourne eastern suburb households. Here's some of your blocked drain questions answered.
What Causes Blocked Drains?

Blocked drains and blocked pipes may start as minor issues but can quickly escalate into major plumbing problems. The most common causes of blocked drains include hair, dirt, food waste, grease, soap, broken pipes, heavy rain and storms (especially in Melbourne), foreign objects, tree roots and toilet paper buildup. If you suspect that you have a blocked drain, then you shouldn’t hesitate in calling a blocked drain plumber, such as LH Plumbing Melbourne.

What Are the Signs of a Blocked Drain?
  • Sinks or toilets slow to drain
  • Strong smelling odour coming from pipes or drains
  • Sewerage overflowing
  • Gurgling sounds in the pipes
  • Sound of running water is present even when the taps are turned off
  • Water pooling around property
How Does a Drain Plumber Clear a Blocked Drain?

At LH Plumbing and Drainage Melbourne, we are blocked drain specialists. So while you might think that unblocking your drain is a simple task, often times it’s not – and it requires specialists plumbing equipment to detect and locate the core issue.

One important tool that we use is our drain camera, so that we can see exactly what is going on, even in tight spaces. Once we know what we are dealing with, we can then offer the best, long term solution so that you don’t experience the same blocked drain again any time soon.

Should I Call a Blocked Drain Plumber?

Yes. You should never try and do DIY blocked drains. A drainage specialist like LH Plumbing has the equipment and experience to fix the core issue so that you can enjoy long term peace of mind. Call 0414 548 922 for a quote or to book our plumbing and drainage services.

Specialist Block Drain Equipment

Whether it’s sewer drains or storm water drains or everyday household drains, we have a wide range of modern equipment to inspect, detect, locate and fix even the tightest plumbing issues. At LH Plumbing, we have the experience, knowledge and tools for the most difficult jobs.

Drainage Specialists MelbourneDrain Camera Technology

With the help of our technologically advanced Drain Camera, we can locate the issue of your blocked drains with pinpoint accuracy. Knowing the location of your issue can ensure that we fix the problem for good.
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Drainage Specialists MelbourneSewerJett® Equipment

Where conventional cable drain cleaning system won’t do the job, our state of the art SewerJett® equipment can blast out the most difficult obstructions, cleaning the drain back to new, frequently avoiding the cost, mess and disruption of excavating.

Drainage Specialists MelbourneTight Access Equipped

For jobs where excavation is needed, our mini excavator can get through difficult access – down to just 750mm wide. Great for jobs too big to do by hand, and too small for heavy machinery.

Drainage Specialists MelbournePlumbing in Tight Spaces

We are equipped to handle even the tightest spaces to fix your blocked drains. Talk to LH Plumbing today about our tight access equipment and know-how.

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