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Guildford Soakaway Experts

A soakaway is an underground system that disposes of septic tank waste water or excess rainwater, providing effective drainage systems for properties in Guildford. If you believe that your home or commercial property would benefit from this feature, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team at No1 PHD.

We boast a dedicated group of experienced and qualified technicians that are equipped to handle all manner of drainage problems. Our professionals should be your first choice for soakaway installation and repair, Guildford residents, as we have the tools and knowhow to excel. For more information about our services, give us a call on 08006906777.

The Two Types of Soakaways

A foul water drainage field collects waste water from a property and allows it to filter into the ground. This is an alternative to a septic tank, which holds solid materials and empties when full. It is important to note that for this system to be beneficial, we will need porosity tests to be carried out. This is so we know how long the soakaway needs to be and what sort of design is required.

The other type of soakaway is a rainwater version, which provides a way for the substance to sink into the earth, preventing it from clogging your drains. The surface water from your driveway or roof will flow to an underground gravel pit, where it will drain into the ground.

Soakaway Installation

Every property is different, and when it comes to soakaways, there is not a one-size-fits-all policy. Our technicians will consider the size of your property before deciding on the right course of action. The type of building is also very important as commercial structures will require a different system compared to residential homes. We will also take into account the number of residents living in said property, if it is used as a domestic home.

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Couldn’t have asked for a faster resolution to our drainage conundrum. Nothing was too much for these guys who were brilliant throughout.

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Soakaway Repairs

Here at No1 PHD, we don’t limit ourselves when it comes to drainage services. Within our company, we can do it all, from drain excavation to unblocking drains for all Guildford residents and business premises. As mentioned, our experienced team are well versed in fitting soakaways, but we can also complete any necessary repairs. So, if your system suffers a problem in the future, we should be your first point of call.

There are some issues to be aware of when it comes to both rainwater soakaways and a foul water drainage field, and they include the following:

  • Collapsed Pipes
  • Damaged Pipes
  • Root Ingress
  • Overflowing
  • Silt Build Up

Keep in mind that our team are always on hand to help where necessary. In fact, one of the standout features of our company is the fact that we operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This means that if any of your drainage systems require immediate attention, we can provide an emergency call out.

Day or night, there will always be someone on the end of the phone to help with any drainage problem that your premises have encountered. Even it’s 2am on a Sunday morning, we will send a technician to your site to assess the damage and fix the issue.

Contact Us Today

As a company, we go above and beyond for our clients in Guildford. Not only do we provide a range of fantastic services, but we also offer stellar advice. So, if you are mulling over whether a soakaway is the right option for you, get in touch and we can steer you in the right direction. To speak to a member of our dedicated team, give us a call on 08006906777.

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After noticing that the house was unusually cold, we found that the heating wasn’t coming on and that our hot water had also failed. We called the team at No 1 PHD who dispatched an engineer to investigate. After discovering that the culprit was a faulty boiler part, they ordered in a new part and got it fitted as quickly as possible. The guys were great, and we couldn’t be happier.

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For days, we’ve noticed a foul smell coming from outside and a gurgling sound coming from one of the drains. Whenever it would rain, the area around it would flood slightly and take ages to drain. We tried buying drain unblockers, but none seemed effective. Eventually, we turned to No 1 PHD and were left wondering why we didn’t do this sooner.

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