clear blocked drain

How to Clear a Blocked Drain

A blocked drain is one of the most common plumbing issues that plumbing companies receive calls for on a daily basis. Many drain blockages are emergency plumbing jobs that happen unexpectedly. If you do not attend to your blocked drain quickly, your home or business may be at risk of damage, and sewerage may leak...
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Do Eco Drain Cleaning Products Work?

Most of the blocked drain cleaning products you find in the supermarket are made with strong chemicals including sodium hydroxide, sulfuric acid and potassium hydroxide. These nasty ingredients can be damaging to you and your family’s health and well-being. This danger should be reflected on the label of these products, and will instruct you to...
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Manly Emergency Plumber

When You Need An Emergency Plumber in Manly

There will come a time in your household when you will need to call on a plumber for an emergency that you cannot fix yourself. Having clean water in and outside your home is essential for a number of everyday tasks, including going to the toilet, showering, washing dishes, cooking, and drinking. When a plumbing...
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Drain Fly

How to Get Rid of Drain Flies

Drain flies, also known as sewer or sink flies are a common household pest that can be found in moist areas in the home, usually around the kitchen and bathroom drains. Although harmless they can be a real pest. Drain flies are very small and measure only about 1/8-inch in size and  can be black...
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Blocked Stormwater Drain

How To Prevent a Blocked Stormwater Drain

The majority of Sydney home and business owners do not realise that their stormwater drain may block up extremely quickly after a large downpour. Stormwater drains can handle a large volume of water, however if something is blocking the drain they will quickly overflow and can cause big problems. They can cause damage on your...
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Experienced Maintenance Plumber Needed

Why join our team? 4 Elements Plumbing is a locally owned and operated business. We provide our services, across the Inner West, Eastern Suburbs, North Shore, and the Northern Beaches. We are a close-knit team with an excellent reputation (5 star reviews across multiple online websites). Our business is growing and we offer on-going training...
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When should you call a Sydney plumber to clean your drains?

Maintaining the drains inside and around your home is very important. Everyday household waste, hair, kitchen fats and other foreign debris gets washed down the drains in your home. All of this waste material can accumulate over time and then can cause drains to block up. If you get a plumber to check your drains...
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Tree Roots Block Sydney Drains

Tree Roots Blocking Sydney Drains

Beautiful big trees add beauty and shade to our homes, however their root systems can cause huge damage to underground stormwater and sewer pipes. Tree roots are one of the most common causes of blocked Sydney drains, and unfortunately most people do not know they have tree roots in their drain pipes, until it is...
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Blocked Drain Kitchen Sink

Ways You Can Prevent A Blocked Drain in Your Kitchen Sink

Blocked drains in the kitchen sink is a common plumbing problem in Sydney households. If you notice a weird smell coming from under the sink or your kitchen sink is not draining properly, or taking a long time to do so, then you probably have a blocked drain. With just a little more care you...
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