Unblocking in Agde: Roots in the pipes

Agde, a charming town in the Hérault department of France, is renowned for its sunny climate and beautiful Mediterranean scenery. However, even in this idyllic setting, plumbing problems can occur. We were recently called out to a customer with a problem of blocked pipes. What we discovered was rather surprising: roots of oleander were invading the main drain of his house.

Problem identified: Blockage of pipes by oleander roots

When we arrived on the scene, we quickly noticed that the flow of the pipes was abnormally slow. This clearly indicated a major blockage. After a thorough inspection using an inspection camera, we identified the cause of the problem: the roots of the pipe. oleander had penetrated the pipe, causing a blockage.

Roots in pipes: a common nuisance

Plant roots can be a real nuisance for pipe systems. They are attracted by the moisture and heat inside pipes, which encourages them to infiltrate them. Once inside, they can grow rapidly, creating a veritable labyrinth of vegetation that clogs pipes and obstructs the flow of wastewater.

Effective solution: High-pressure water jetting

hydrocleaning from the outside
hydrocleaning from the outside

High-pressure hydrocleaning has a number of advantages. Firstly, it allows us to effectively remove roots and other obstructions without damaging the pipes. What's more, this method is environmentally friendly, as we don't use any potentially harmful chemicals. Finally, it guarantees lasting results by preventing roots from reappearing.

camera inspection in agde
camera inspection in agde

If your pipes are blocked in Agde, contact us!

If you're faced with blocked drains in Agde, look no further. Our team of drain unblocking experts are here to help. Whether it's oleander root, accumulated residue or any other blockage, we have the skills and equipment to solve your plumbing problems. Using our high-pressure hydro-jetting technique, we can effectively remove blockages and restore optimum flow to your pipes. Our aim is to provide you with fast, reliable and lasting solutions so that you can get your plumbing system back in good working order. Don't let drain problems disrupt your day-to-day life, contact us now and let us take care of your unblocking problems in Agde!


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