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We’ve Joined Checkatrade and have a New Van on the Road

At Drain Doctor, we are proud to announce that we have joined the Checkatrade scheme in East Anglia.   Finding a trusted, reputable and cost-effective tradesperson in the local...

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3D CCTV Drain Surveys for SCDC – Project Update

As you may be aware, Anglia Drain Doctor won a large contract with the South Cambridgeshire District Council towards the end of last year, which meant we’d be carrying...

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Look Out for Our Newly Wrapped Vans!

New Drain Doctor Vans

It’s change time here are at Drain Doctor. To round off the year in style we’re rolling our fleet of newly wrapped vans out across Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk....

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Drainage Resolutions – How to Maintain a Healthy Drain in 2017

Drainage resolutions 2017

There are probably a few things that feature above ‘maintaining better drain health’ on your list of New Year’s resolutions, but if you’re serious about keeping your drains in...

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Christmas Wishes from Drain Doctor & Some Top Festive Drainage Tips

You know what we like more than anything over the festive period? A nice glass of port accompanied by a few Christmas drainage tips – there really is nothing...

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New Contract Win – South Cambridgeshire District Council

Drain Doctor win new contract

We’re delighted to announce that from the end of October 2016 Anglia Drain Doctor will be working with local authority, South Cambridgeshire District Council. We recently won the contract...

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5 Water Saving Steps Everyone Can Take

Water saving tips

We all know how important it is not to waste water, but in 21st-century Britain, very few of us put this knowledge into practice. For those of you who...

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Whose Drain is it Anyway?

Drain and sewer responsibility

Has a drain or sewer close to your home become faulty? If you’re experiencing problems, you may be struggling to figure out who is responsible for maintenance and repairs....

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The Importance of Drain Surveys When Moving Home

Moving house

Have you discovered your dream home? Whether you’ve found the perfect place or are still house hunting, if you’re planning a move, don’t forget about the drainage system! Conducting...

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The History of Drainage

Ancient drainage

Modern life may have its share of problems, worries, niggles and inconveniences, but when we turn on taps and flush toilets, our drainage systems are trouble-free for the most...

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Spring Drainage Issues: Tree Roots & Blockages

Spring drain

Whether they’re producing a nasty smell, an unhealthy noise or simply not draining like they used to, your drains are most likely in need of some care and attention....

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World Water Day & Rainwater Harvesting

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World Water Day 2016 We hope you were able to join us in celebrating World Water Day on 22nd March? An annual international event since 1993, World Water Day...

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Three Signs Your Septic Tank Requires Immediate Attention

Here at Anglian Drain Doctor, we are expertly trained in the safe fitting & servicing for sewage treatment and septic tanks. For those who don’t have their waste water connected...

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PVC Piping and the Repurposing World

PVC piping

PVC piping is a popular product which is used worldwide due to its durability, which means for the repurposing fan the possibilities are endless. Our favourite repurposing advocates are...

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Wanted: Plumbing and Drainage Technicians

Emergency Plumbing

Plumbing and Drainage Technicians Based in East Anglia you will be a qualified plumber with a strong desire to offer superb customer service. The role offers a lot of...

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Wanted: Operations Manager

The Drain Doctor Team

Position – Operations Manager Salary – £25,000 to £30,000 depending on experience Location – Ipswich Drain Doctor is one of the largest combined plumbing and drainage service groups in the...

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CCTV Drain Surveys & Winter Flood Risks

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On the whole, East Anglia has been quite fortunate in recent years when it comes to flooding. Aside from the disastrous storm surge that hit Norfolk in 2013, localised...

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Gutters Blocked? Here’s Drain Doctor’s Diagnosis

With temperatures dropping and winter on the way to setting in, the time for home maintenance is now. And one of the key jobs that you need to be...

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“Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail” – Best Drainage Practice for Businesses

As a business, you have a certain duty to the environment around you to ensure that your drainage systems are effective and not damaging to the Earth in any...

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These Things Found by CCTV Drain Surveys Could Block Your Drains

What's found down your drain?

There is nothing worse than blocked drains. The problems that these can cause can be catastrophic, with badly functioning plumbing and lets be honest, some fairly dreadful smells. Luckily,...

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What’s That Horrible Smell? Preparing for Summer Drainage Problems

Stop those summer drainage smells

We’ve all got big plans for the Summer. Perhaps a luxurious holiday in an exotic location? Or maybe take the opportunity to finish that garden-landscaping project that’s been on...

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11 Amazing Animal Drain Rescues That Will Send You On An Emotional Roller Coaster

Cat Drain Rescue

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Anglia Drain Doctor Trust Pilot Prize Draw Terms & Conditions

Trust Pilot Prize Draw

1. The prize draw is open to people aged 18 and over. 2. The prize draw is open to UK residents only. 3. Employees of Anglia Drain Doctor, Trustpilot...

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25 Street Art Creations Going Down the Drain

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3 Reasons Why a Plumber Should Always Unblock Your Toilet

Why you should trust a plumber for any emergency plumbing

We all like to think of ourselves as somewhat of a D.I.Y master, one who is totally at one with their home and can fix ANYTHING, absolutely ANYTHING. Unfortunately,...

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4 Common Plumbing Mistakes

To some, the world of plumbing is a minefield, and we mean a real minefield. No matter how hard they try, they just cannot seem to get it right....

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4 Major Reasons for Blocked Drains

Wadges of toilet roll can seriously block drains

Blocked drains are a common problem for a number of households and can be a costly experience both in terms of money and time. Of course, that’s why Anglia...

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4 Reasons Why You Need Emergency Plumbing

We all know that when you need an emergency plumber, your first port of call should be Anglia Drain Doctor, its just plain sense. But do you know when...

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How to Make Your Own Reed Diffuser

  Source Do you love your home to smell delicious at all times? Do you hate the smell of crummy old air fresheners? If you’re a fan of reed...

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10 Unusual Updates to Spruce Up Your Bathroom

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Keen to give your bathroom a bit of a makeover? Here are 10 quirky décor updates that will take your bathroom from “ho hum” to “well, hello!”. Fancy a...

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10 Cunning DIY Tricks to Tidy Up Your Kitchen

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Messy counters? Crammed cupboards? Stretched storage? It’s not exactly a job for our emergency plumbers in Cambridge, but if you’re facing a “kitchen catastrophe” we do have some easy...

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5 Go-To Websites in a DIY Crisis

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The internet really is a marvellous place sometimes. Whether you’re keen on cute pictures of cats or have a DIY emergency, there’s always someone out there with the adorable...

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Money Saving In The Home

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If you’re facing blocked drains in Southend or a plumbing disaster in Skegness, keeping your bathroom sparkling clean might not be at the top of your priority list. But...

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5 Essential Tools Every Home Should Have

Screwdrivers

Whether you’re suffering from blocked drains in Norwich or want to put up shelves in Winchester, it pays to be prepared! With DIY skills going the way of the...

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How To Keep Costs Down in a Plumbing Emergency

Holy moley! A pipe’s burst! Your kitchen sink has essentially exploded! Your plumbing’s gone utterly haywire! What do you do? Well, for starter’s – don’t panic and read this....

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We’re at the Suffolk Show

We are delighted to be able to help the Suffolk Show organisers ensure that the event runs smoothly and will have a van and Technician on site to help...

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10 Amazing Pinterest Boards for Affordable DIY Inspiration

Redesigning your home but stuck with a small budget? Don’t worry, we’ve compiled our favourite “pinspiration” sources, full of free and affordable ideas, to get you started. 1. Upcylista...

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Another Delighted Customer

We recently attended a blocked drain and received this call from a very satisfied customer. Due to Data protection we cannot attach the actual recording of the conversation but...

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3 Money Saving Tips to Keep Your Plumbing Running

We don’t like to do ourselves out of a job here at Drain Doctor but did you know that there are tonnes of ways you can save yourself a...

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3 Brilliant DIY Bookshelf Ideas

Are you a bit of a bookworm or just keen on DIY décor? We’ve compiled 5 brilliant DIY bookshelf ideas to help you get handy and look literary too!...

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Onwards and Upwards

A really enjoyable annual Drain Doctor Convention in Stratford upon Avon last weekend with some great business sessions and lots of exchanging of ideas and best practice. Really positive...

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5 Apps To Boost Your Household Budget

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Feeling the pinch? Whether you’ve had to fix blocked drains or take Fido to the vet in Farnborough, surprise expenses can really put the strain on your household finances. Fortunately,...

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Coping with the recent floods

In the last few weeks , Drain Doctor have been asked to help a number of clients with problems caused by the recent storms. We have alleviated flooded school...

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Going from strength to strength

As a result of continued growth, we are delighted to welcome two new members to our team. Rab McDougall, based in Stowmarket, and Matthew Thomas, based in Southend, are...

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Christmas is coming!

We wish all of our customers and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope all goes well but if your pipe bursts on Christmas...

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AA Home Emergency Service

We are delighted to announce we have recently become National Contractors for the AA Home Emergency Service providing plumbing and drainage services 24/7. We have been carefully selected because of...

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Welcome to Jason Clark

Jason Clark

New technician Jason Clark has joined us. Based near Norwich, Jason has a number of years of plumbing experience and is sure to become a firm favourite with our...

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Latest news

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website – please visit www.angliadraindoctor.co.uk to find out more about the services we offer and the people who provide...

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Our cure for blocked drains

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We always employ qualified technicians & ensure all our staff are friendly & courteous to provide excellent service to our customers. We are fully conversant with modern techniques and...

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