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Drain Unblocking Experts with Drain Away

For over 10 years DRAIN AWAY have been the number one solution for drain services and drain unblocking services in Ireland. Our team of expert technicians will get to you fast and get the job done. Don’t let a blocked drain ruin your day – call now for a quick response and guaranteed results. Call 1800 938 837 today for help with any drain problems.

Why Unblock your drain on time

A blocked drain is more than just a nuisance; it’s a risk to your property and health. Unblocking a drain quickly is key to preventing damage and getting your daily life back to normal. Here’s why on time unblocking is important:

Prevent Water Damage

A blocked drain can cause water to back up and damage your home or business. This can affect floors, walls and furniture and result in costly repairs and replacements. Early intervention will prevent these issues and keep your property intact.

Avoid Health Risks

Stagnant water and sewage backup due to a blocked drain is a breeding ground for bacteria and pests. This can be a serious health risk to you and your family including respiratory issues and infections. On time unblocking will give you a clean and safe environment.

Protect Your Drainage System

Regular maintenance and acting on drainage issues as soon as you notice them is key to the longevity of your drainage system. Preventative measures like periodic inspections and cleanings will keep your drains in top condition and prevent future blockages.

Reduce Repair Costs

Ignoring a blocked drain can lead to further blockages and even pipe damage. Over time this can turn into major plumbing issues that require expensive repairs. Addressing the problem early on will reduce costs and prevent further complications.

Get Back to Normal

A blocked drain can disrupt your daily routine and cause stress and inconvenience. By resolving the issue quickly you will have your sinks, toilets and other facilities working again and you can get on with your day.

Ignoring a blocked drain can have big consequences but on time unblocking and maintenance will give you a healthy, efficient and problem free drainage system.

Our drain cleaning services include emergency drain unblocking, CCTV drain surveys and drain repairs to fix and prevent clogged drains. Whether it’s a blocked toilet, blocked sinks or septic tank issues our expert technicians will get the job done with minimal disruption.

Septic tank maintenance and septic tank cleaning are also important to protect the environment and your drainage system.

Our Service Areas

We cover a wide area to make sure no blocked drain goes untreated. Our drain unblocking services are available in:

  • Dublin
  • Kilkenny
  • Offaly
  • Galway
  • Limerick
  • Kildare
  • Westmeath
  • Tipperary
  • Laois
  • Clare
  • Birr

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Common Blockage Causes

Knowing what causes blockages will help you prevent them. Common causes are:

  • Grease and Fat Buildup: Grease and fat from cooking can accumulate in your kitchen drains and cause blockages over time. Regular cleaning of grease traps is essential to prevent these issues and keep your drains working smoothly. This is especially important for commercial kitchens where grease trap cleaning is a critical maintenance task.
  • Foreign Objects: Wipes, sanitary products and toys can cause severe blockages.
  • Tree Roots: Tree roots can penetrate and block drains and cause damage.
  • Hair and Soap Scum: Hair and soap scum are common causes of bathroom drain blockages. Hair can tangle and mix with soap residue over time and create stubborn clogs. Regular cleaning and using drain covers will prevent these blockages.
  • Food Waste: Food waste especially coffee grounds, eggshells and fibrous vegetables can cause kitchen drain clogs. Proper disposal methods like composting and not disposing of large food particles down the sink will prevent blockages.
  • Mineral Buildup: Hard water can cause mineral buildup in your pipes and reduce water flow and cause blockages over time. Using water softeners will help mitigate this issue and keep your drainage system working efficiently.
  • Soap and Detergent Residue: Over time soap and detergent residue can build up in your drains especially in laundry and bathroom areas. These residues can solidify and cause blockages if not cleaned regularly.
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How to Detect Drainage Issues with CCTV Drain Surveys

Detecting drainage issues early will save you from extensive damage and costly repairs. Look out for:

Slow Draining Sinks and Baths:

Blockages in the pipes.

Unpleasant Odours:

Blocked drain or sewer.

Water Backing Up:

Act fast to prevent flooding.

Gurgling Sounds:

Air trapped in the pipes due to blockages.

Wet Patches in the Garden:

Broken or blocked underground drain.

Our Drain Unblocking Process

We follow a structured approach to ensure all blockages are fixed:

  1. Initial Assessment: We start with an inspection to identify the cause and location of the blockage.
  2. CCTV Drain Surveys: Our drain surveys will show you the problem so we can fix it precisely.
  3. High-Pressure Water Jetting: We use high-pressure water jetting to clear stubborn blockages.
  4. Drain Repairs: If required we will repair any damage caused by the blockage.
  5. Preventative Measures: We will advise and offer services to prevent future blockages including regular maintenance and rat flaps installation.

Why Choose Us for Drain Unblocking

Choosing DRAIN AWAY for your drain unblocking will give you:

Experienced Technicians

Our team of technicians are fully trained to deal with all types of drainage issues.

24/7 Emergency Drain Unblocking

We offer 24/7 emergency services so your drainage problems are sorted out quickly whatever the time.

Fast Response Times

Our fast response team will get to you quickly to sort out your drainage issues and get you back to normal.

Results Guaranteed

We guarantee the work for all our drain unblocking services.

No Hidden Fees

Our prices are transparent so you know what to expect and no surprises.

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Domestic, Industrial, Commercial Drain Unblocking Services

At DRAIN AWAY we know that drainage issues can affect any property from homes to large industrial sites. That’s why we offer drain unblocking services for domestic, industrial and commercial clients.

For homeowners a blocked drain can cause chaos to daily life and our team can deal with any residential drainage issue from clogged sinks and blocked toilets to more complex sewer line blockages. Industrial facilities have unique drainage challenges due to the size and complexity of their operations and our technicians are trained to manage industrial drainage systems to get your facility up and running.

For businesses a drainage problem can mean downtime and lost revenue so our commercial drain unblocking services are designed to fix issues quickly and efficiently to minimise the impact on your business. We offer friendly services and will unblock drains in an efficient manner using advanced odour detection and repairing damaged pipes.

We are 24/7 so we can attend to your drainage issues at a time that won’t disrupt your business.


We are honored to have won our consumers’ trust.

We are proud to have earned the trust and confidence of our customers through our commitment to excellence and exceptional service.

Patrick Kenny


Very good service I had a different drain business to come to my home last year to unblock my drains and I found drain away a better service. I would highly recommend this company.

Nathan Hegarty


I had drainaway to unblock my drain and they found a collapsed drain and they had a drain camera to find where the problem was I found there service very cheap for the technology and the equipment they had. I rang around and I found them the most affordable drain company. 10 out of 10 from me.

Drain Unblocking FAQs

Our dedicated team of drain cleaning experts is available 24/7 to ensure your drains are functioning perfectly. Call our friendly team at 1800 938 837 for immediate assistance.

What causes blockages?

Grease buildup, foreign objects, tree roots, hair, soap scum, food waste.

How do I prevent blockages?

Regular maintenance, proper waste disposal, using strainers and regular grease trap cleaning and not flushing non-biodegradable items.

Do you do emergency drain unblocking?

Yes we do 24/7 emergency drain unblocking services for urgent drainage issues. Our rapid response team is on call to deal with any drain problems.

What areas do you service?

Dublin, Kilkenny, Offaly, Galway, Limerick, Kildare, Westmeath, Tipperary, Laois, Clare, Birr. We cover all areas so your drains will be cleared and working in all these areas.

How do you unblock drains?

We use CCTV drain surveys, high pressure water jetting and drain repairs to unblock drains. Our methods minimise disruption and are effective.

Do you service domestic and commercial clients?

Yes we service both domestic and commercial clients, from unblocking residential drains to commercial property maintenance.

What other services do you offer besides drain unblocking?

Besides drain unblocking we offer drain cleaning, grease trap cleaning, gutter cleaning, toilet unblocking, drain repairs and rodent investigation. We also offer maintenance to keep your drainage system in top shape.

What services do you offer?

We offer all drain services unblocking, cleaning and maintenance. Our services are about quick response times, upfront pricing and lasting and effective results by using reputable and experienced service providers.

Why choose your drain cleaning company?

Choosing our drain cleaning company means you get extensive experience, state of the art equipment and a commitment to service. Transparent pricing, guaranteed results and minimal disruption to your daily life.

Let us take care of your drain unblocking and septic needs.

Whether you’re looking for a simple repair or a complete drain unblocking and septic system upgrade, we’re here to help.