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Portsmouth Drain Excavation Services

Drain excavation is no insignificant task. It’s a disruptive process that can require the upheaval of large parts of your property, including areas that are built over with driveways and pavements. For these reasons, it’s not a job that should be taken on lightly, and it should not be carried out by anyone but the most qualified and experienced technicians. At No1PHD, we have those drainage technicians in the Portsmouth area, and they are ready for your call. Simply dial 01425 208031 and ask about our drain excavation services.

What is Drain Excavation?

Drain excavation is a process whereby the land above a drain is dug up (or excavated) to allow access to the drain itself. This may be for either drain repair work or full replacement of the drainpipe. The area dug will be narrow, following the path of the drain itself, and resembling a trench. This is why you may see some methods of repairing a drain referred to as “trenchless”, showing that they do not need to excavate the drain to carry out the work. While excavating a drain will allow your technicians to see any problems with the pipes, and allow them complete freedom to repair or replace any faulty sections, it does come with a significant amount of disruption to the land around the pipe. At No1PHD, we have a wealth of tools and alternative methods to choose from, but if excavation is the only feasibly solution, rest assured that our technicians will take the greatest care with your property.

When Is Drain Excavation Necessary?

These days, with advanced techniques such as drain lining at our disposal, the cases in which full drain excavation is necessary are relatively small in number. Anything short of a complete replacement can often be handled with other methods. In cases where replacement is the only option, however, such as would be the case with a collapsed pipe or a large hole in the pipe wall, drain excavation would be the only feasible way to go about it. While the many clever methods No1PHD have to hand can permit the seemingly impossible, it is still necessary to remove an old pipe before replacing it with a new one. If you would like to discuss possible alternative solutions to your drain problems, call No1PHD and speak to one of our experts today. We can assist you whatever the preferred plan of attack is.

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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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Why is Drain Excavation Disruptive?

Unfortunately, drains rarely follow a path that is especially convenient for excavation. There will often be obstacles in the way of the excavation, such as driveways, pavements, even small structures such as sheds or porches. Even if the drain only passes under a lawn, if that lawn is well-looked after it can still be a significant inconvenience to the owner. On top of that, drain excavation will often require large machinery. Exactly how large that machinery is will vary depending on the size of the excavation, but any machinery being moved into your garden can usually be classed as a fairly disruptive event.

Call No1PHD about Drain Excavation Services in Portsmouth Today!

If you’re unsure whether drain excavation is the right course of action to take, or if you’re already sure that is, then get in touch with No1PHD to book an appointment and we will have our local Portsmouth experts dealing with your drainage problem in no time. Call us on 01425 208031 now.

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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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