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about us

PPL Drains, part of the Jetting Services Direct Group, offers a complete range of drainage, gutter and liquid waste disposal services across orpingtonĀ and the surrounding South East of England.

WHAT DO WE DO

Here arc just some of the services we offer to domestic and commercial clients:

  • Unblocking drains
  • Drain repairs
  • Gutter cleaning
  • CCTV drain surveys
  • Septic tank emptying
  • Gutter repairs

WHY CHOOSE US FOR

YOUR DRAINS AND GUTTERS?

  • Fully TRAINED staff
  • GREAT customer service
  • CHECKATRADE member
  • TWO HOUR response time
  • NO call out fees
  • All work 100% GUARANTEED
  • We are fully INSURED
  • COMPETITIVE prices
  • 24 hour TANKER service
  • FIXED PRICES for blocked drains

Buchan Trap

A clay device located in a domestic drain that was installed in thousands of homes from 1870s to 1930s to prevent sewer air or rats from entering the property. This was in the belief that Cholera disease was spread through the air and that rats couldn’t swim. Wrong on both counts! They are very prone to blocking and serve no purpose. Also known as Bristol interceptor or Croydon trap!

Cesspit

A covered tank usually below ground for storing sewage. They need regular emptying as the system is not subject to bacterial decomposition. Properties not connected to the main sewer typically use these, but septic tanks are now preferred as cesspool emptying costs have risen.

Soakaway

They are used to store the immediate surface water run-off from hard surfaced areas, such as roofs or car parks, and allow for infiltration into the adjacent soil. Traditionally they have been used as a way of disposing of surface water in areas that are remote from public sewers.

SVP

Most houses with upstairs bathrooms have soil and vent pipes (SVP). These pipes run up the side of the house (usually externally) and end close to roof level where they vent the drainage system to prevent a build up of smells. The waste pipes from the bathroom pass through the external wall and join the main pipe at first floor level.

What Do Our Customers Say?

We ask all of our customers to add feedback to our Checkatrade page, once their drain and gutter cleaning work has been completed. You can see our customer reviews here.

Contact Us

For all enquiries or quotes for clearing blocked drains, cctv drain surveys, drain repairs, septic tanks or gutter cleaning, please

email contact@ppldrains.co.uk or call 01342 836 520.