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Blocked Drains

What are the early signs of blocked drains?

  • Offensive smells or gurgling sounds from your toilet when flushing.
  • The toilet can be slow to drain or
  • You may notice the water level in the bowl changing.

Blocked drains are unpleasant, can lead to an unnecessary water leak and can become a potential health hazard.

What are likely causes of blocked drains?

Often the result of tree roots searching for moisture. Initially tree roots can invade through tiny cracks in the pipe but as the tree roots grow within the pipe they begin to catch any foreign objects within the drain system. This begins as a partial blockage within the drain but eventually leads to a complete blockage over time.

Other causes of a blocked drain include grease and fat build up from kitchen sinks, hair deposits from shower, bath or basins and foreign objects being flushed down toilets.

Whatever the cause of the drain blockage Doherty Plumbing Solutions have the expertise to promptly resolve the issue in the home or business, with minimal disruption to you. We have drain cameras available that can accurately diagnose plumbing problems if required.

Call 03 9877 5775 and speak with our licensed plumber today!

Drain Repairs

When are some circumstances where a drain cannot be cleared?

  • The drain may be severely invaded by tree roots leading to a complete blockage.
  • The drain may be cracked by movement of the ground around the drain or
  • The drain may have collapsed under the weight of heavy machinery or vehicles. This can mean a small section of the drain needs to be repaired or if damage is severe the drain may need to be replaced.

Our specialist drain team will expertly diagnose the problem and effectively communicate what is needed to reach a solution. We have drain cameras available that can accurately diagnose a broken pipe, blocked drain or any necessary pipe repair if required.

Call 03 9877 5775 and discover the difference with Doherty Plumbing Solutions.

Drain Camera Inspections

Most drain blockages are resolved without the need for a camera inspection. Occasionally we discover drains where there is such extensive damage to the drain that the drain machine is unable to clear the blockage. We do have drain cameras available that can accurately diagnose the problem if required. Whatever the cause of the blockage and the severity Doherty Plumbing Solutions have the skills and knowledge to promptly resolve the issue and we clean up after ourselves when we’re done.

Call 03 9877 5775 and speak with our licensed plumber today!

Septic Systems

Some outer suburbs of Melbourne still rely on a septic system to manage their sewer waste. There are many septic system variations so you will need highly skilled plumbers who have the knowledge and expertise to resolve any problems that arise.

So choose the dependable team of plumbers at Doherty Plumbing Solutions.03 9877 5775

Sewer / Stormwater Cappings

If you are about to demolish an existing dwelling ready for a brand new build . . . then you need Doherty Plumbing Solutions!

We provide stress free sewer and stormwater cappings for demolitions. Ring our friendly office staff who will explain the process and provide you with a FREE QUOTATION! 03 9877 5775

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    James scheduled the job and confirmed the appointment time within hours and George fitted our toilet which involved significant modifications to the floor as well as inlet/outlet positioning. He was punctual,obliging and professional. I highly recommend Doherty to anyone requiring plumbing services. In addition the fee was competitive and reasonable. Thank you guys,you will be our go-to for future jobs.
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    Gerald Galatis
    12/30/2023
    Very happy with service I have received!! Problem wasn't easy to find ( leaking pipe somewhere under the house ) but I was surprised how fast Tim find the problem!!! Nothing was too much trouble for him!!! If in trouble or for any plumbing work I will use Doherty Plumbing again for sure!
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    Vladek Chennek
    7/20/2023
    George came; did my work quietly and respectfully. Noted a problem (big gaping crack in the pipe under the bench), and asked if we would like to change it. No pressure applied, and just added it to his list when I gave the go ahead. Would use this company again and again.
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    Kath Edney
    3/30/2024
    For reliable plumbing services, call 03 9877 5775 or 0417 577 432