Answer. No, building regulations require that rain water and foul water are kept separate and that only foul water can go into foul water drains and likewise for rain water drains. The problem that you have is common in that about 50% of mid terrace houses, in that there is no rain water drain located […]Read more
I am buying a 1890’s period house, will I need to replace the drains.
Answer. The simple answer is to make sure you pay particular attention to the drains before you purchase. In a lot of cases the old drains may actual be in a reasonable functional condition and no replacement would be necessary in the short to medium term. Fairly often in older properties there would be very […]Read more
I have a sewer smell in my house and can’t find its location?
Answer. Sewer odors can permeate into house in numerous ways. The first thing to do is to fix the most obvious things that are outlined below. One of the most common reasons for sewer smells in dried out trays under sinks, showers, baths and toilets drying out and letting sewer odors back into the property. […]Read more