Housing Associations and Letting Agencies
With 20+ years of experience, our specialist engineers are fully equipped to deal with any drainage and plumbing issue that may occur in any property. We work with a huge range of both domestic and commercial clients such as Henry Boots Development, Kier, County Hall, Southwark Council, University College of London and more- so you can rest assured that with Kent Drainage, you are in safe hands.
We aid housing associations and letting agencies throughout London, Kent and surrounding areas with all of their drainage requirements 24/7, 365 days a year whilst offering out of hours emergency callouts and a 2-hour response time. With Kent Drainage, you can rest assured that your plumbing and drainage issues will be fixed in the quickest and most efficient way.
We work with a range of both domestic and other commercial clients including restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, schools, colleges, Universities, agricultural properties, and care homes.
As a housing association or letting agency, a functioning drainage and plumbing infrastructure are vital in ensuring all tenants are kept satisfied and have no drainage issues, saving you money in the long run. At Kent Drainage, we understand this; if you are interested in securing a planned drainage maintenance contract, please read more about this below. Planned maintenance contracts are routine pipework and drainage checks, ultimately allowing you to take preventative action to avoid any future issues.
In the instance that you experience a drainage or plumbing issue call us on 01622 919012, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Our out of hours emergency contact number is 07392 184307. We work with commercial clients throughout the South East including London and Kent.
Why Choose Kent Drainage?
- 20+ years of experience
- No call out charge
- Emergency out of hour callouts
- Low hourly rate
- Advanced high-pressure jetting equipment
Our drainage engineers cover a wide range of services when it comes to blockages from blocked toilets, sinks, urinals and more, using high-pressure jetting equipment to ensure your drainage and plumbing is free-flowing in no time.
Please see below a toilet blockage cleaned by one of our engineers.
Planned Preventative Maintenance Contracts
At Kent Drainage, our preventative planned maintenance contracts offer you long-term protection from the impending dangers of a failed drainage system, ensuring that foul water and surface damage drainage issues are tackled in the most efficient and cost-effective way.
We understand how vital it is for housing associations and letting agencies to make sure that tenants’ drainage infrastructure remains flowing, therefore, we offer 3-month, 6-month and 12-month planned preventative maintenance programs. These are designed to cater for all drainage system requirements and can be arranged at any time that suits you best.
On average, your drains and plumbing infrastructure should be checked 4 times a year.
All drain maintenance, cleaning and repair work is carried out by our team of experienced drainage specialists. We guarantee that you will receive the highest quality service. Our highly qualified, specialist engineers will carry out an extensive drain survey of your entire site, assessing problem areas and bringing these to your attention before they can lead to blockages. We then use our specialist high-pressure water jetting system and mechanical equipment to clean all ground drainage pipework, internal pipework and traps, road gullies, ACO channels and guttering, leaving all drains free of scale, fat, debris and silt build-up and ensuring a free-flowing drainage system.
Kent Drainage offers preventative planned maintenance contracts to housing associations and letting agencies throughout London and Kent, presenting a dependable and stress-free way of managing your drainage infrastructure and costs.
CCTV drainage surveys are used in our preventative planned maintenance contracts but are also offered by Kent Drainage as an individual service to both our domestic and commercial clients. CCTV Surveys are used by our drainage specialists to investigate all aspects of your drains and pipework using state-of-the-art CCTV surveying equipment and reporting software, giving you a detailed, easy-to-understand report.
CCTV surveys typically identify blockages, damage such as breaks or cracks in pipework, collapsed or fractured pipes, corrosion, tree root encroachment, animal infestations or signs of poorly installed pipework.
Once any issues are identified by our engineers, Kent Drainage can offer you a fixed quote for any remedial work necessary to resolve problems. CCTV surveys allow you to take preventative action to repair any small drainage or plumbing issues before they turn into a larger problem.
Why choose Kent Drainage for your CCTV Survey?
- Our specialist engineers are highly experienced in working with housing and letting agencies
- Visual fault finding
- Mapping of the entire drainage system
- Recordable surveys to DVD
- All works guaranteed
- 2-hour response time
- 20+ years of experience
You can read more about our CCTV drainage surveys in Kent Drainage’s blog post: ‘What are CCTV Drainage Surveys?’.
Drain Lining and Localised Structure Repair
At Kent Drainage we understand that as a housing association or letting agency, the last thing you want is the disturbance of ground excavation or having to spend a substantial amount of money on new pipework- with drain relining and LSR, this is unnecessary.
Drain relining and localised repair structure (LSR) are cheaper alternatives to traditional drain excavation methods. If your pipework is damaged, relining and LSR essentially gives you a new set of pipes without having to buy a brand-new set. Furthermore, typical ground excavation is not required, due to the trenchless method used by Kent Drainage, presenting you with a mess-free alternative to traditional methods.
Drain relining attaches a protective layer to the inside on an existing pipe, creating a shield against damage such as cracks for up to 50 years. Drain relining is typically used for diameter ranges of 100mm to 1200mm.
Localised Structure Repair
Localised structure repair, also known as drain patching, is similar to drain relining and has the same benefits, however, only a small portion of the pipework undergoes corrective work. At Kent Drainage, we tend to work with pipework with a diameter of 100mm to 450mm and a length of 1 metre.
It is essential to have one of our specialist engineers assess the damage of your pipe to ascertain whether drain relining or LSR is possible or whether the pipework needs to be replaced.
If you are unsure whether you require drain patching or drain relining please call us on 01622 919012 or email email@example.com to receive direct advice from our specialist engineers. We offer drain relining and LSR throughout London and Kent to both domestic and commercial clients.
Water Main Repairs
Kent Drainage are available to aid housing association and letting agencies throughout London, Kent and surrounding areas in any emergency at any time of day, including an instant response for burst water main repairs.
A burst water main can be a stressful experience for a tenant, especially if it is their responsibility to get it repaired. Here at Kent Drainage- we can take this stress away from yourself and your tenant!
If a tenant experiences a burst water main, advise them to shut off their water and call us immediately on 01622 919012.
If an emergency occurs during out of office hours, call our emergency contact number 07392 184307.
Why Choose Kent Drainage?
With more than 20 years of experience in all areas of drainage our fully trained, experienced engineers are specialists in areas such as water main repairs. We have a 2-hour response time, no hidden fees, fully equipped vehicles and a 24/7 emergency call-out service, 365 days a year.
A water main could rupture for a variety of reasons including the corrosion or rusting of pipework, pressure changes within the pipe and the surrounding ground or breaks and cracks leading to a burst or fissure.
Kent Drainage also offer home buyers CCTV drainage surveys. We recommend that anyone who moves into a house that is older than 20 years should have a CCTV survey carried out by a Kent Drainage specialist. We will give you a fully comprehensive, detailed report on the conditions of your pipework and drainage infrastructure using state-of-the-art software to give yourself and your tenant the peace of mind that there are no underlying issues. You can read more about this here.
Kent Drainage also provide our clients with a free mediation service between the policyholder and insurance company if your tenant is claiming a water main repair on their insurance. We will ensure that both yourself and your tenant have a stress-free experience from start to finish whilst handling your claim.
Please see below water main repair work carried out by our specialist engineers.
You can also read our blog post on Water Main Repairs; it includes information on causes and signs of a burst water main, the length of time it takes to fix a burst water main and images of water main repair work carried out by Kent Drainage.
If you own a private drainage system, it must be connected to the main sewer or directly to a treatment plant.
The main sewer connection is a connection from your property to the key pipeline in a sewer system. This sewage is typically transported to a sewage treatment plant. A sewer connection ensures all sewage and waste is guided away from your property in a safe and reliable way. In the instance that you do not have an on-site builder to install a private drain, particularly for domestic housing, Kent Drainage are also able to provide this service.
We offer sewer connections to housing associations and letting agencies throughout London and Kent. Our drainage experts are highly experienced in the installation of main sewer connections, so you can rest assured you will receive the best service. If you would like to talk about your options in more detail, waste no time in contacting Kent Drainage today.
How do Kent Drainage install sewer connections?
1. Our engineers will visit your site/property, free of charge, to establish any site requirements and location of your drains.
2. We would then have to request a drainage plan from the local water authorities. During this stage, a CCTV survey of your drainage system may be necessary.
3. Once a plan has been established, we can then apply for the sewer connection to be made.
4. Upon acceptance, Kent Drainage will organise the job from start to finish, this is inclusive of all required road and footpath closures, diversion routes and all road applications to the local authorities.
At Kent Drainage, our engineers hold the requires NRSWA certification, allowing us to fully deliver these projects.
What are the benefits of a sewer connection?
Compared to your private drainage system being connected directly to a main treatment plant, a sewer connection is much more economical in the long-term. It is recommended that a treatment plant should be cleaned and maintained at yearly intervals. With a main sewer connection, there is no need for this.
As a housing association or letting agency with multiple tenants, this could be more cost-effective in the long run.