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Recent Drainage Systems reviews

Doug was professional and got the job done in a prompt manner, explaining the issue.

Remove obstruction drainage motor Washing Machine


Great work. Excellent communication, and job was done within a few hours of me posting on the site.

Dig small trench for drainage along hedge line


Awesome advise to fix broken pipe.

Repair broken drainage pipe


Jim was great to work with. Flexible and a mix of skills. Saved me a heap of time. Great down to earth guy.

Drainage trench and dismantle planter boxes


Thank you very much Luke! You did not only fix our drainage but you also removed our stress! Very proffesional and takes time to do his job. Even give us pointers pointers of what to do to avoid blockage. He is very trustworthy and very nice. So if you want someone who can do the job and won't waste your time, please hire Luke. We trust him 100% We will definitely will use his service again.

Block drainage


Honest, efficient, and someone who'll go out of his way to resolve the issue for you, without having you break the bank – that's Luke for you. We were really stressed out with the drainage issue, especially with three young kids at home. But Luke put us at ease from the word go and gave us enough inputs for DIY wherein we didn't have to pay him to get the job done. We don't know very many skilled professionals like that, especially since the market is flooded with people who'll tell you "time is money" when you say "hello". Totally recommend Luke for all your plumbing problems.

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Top Drainage Systems related questions

No, your drainage plumber may already have all the equipment necessary for repairing your drainage system. They may need to inspect what exactly needs to be done beforehand to help address the problem. Be sure to include these on your task to help them understand the issue you are encountering. 

It may be difficult to spot problems with underground drainage issues. What you can note down are your observations about a certain area. This can be if you notice your soil doesn’t dry out after the rain. It can also be that you see flooding in your backyard. Your Tasker can help you locate which underground drain is causing the issue with your different observations. 

This depends on what needs to be done. Issues with blocked or clogged drains may take a few hours. However, when a drainage system needs to be replaced, it may take one to four days. Your Tasker should walk you through the plan when more severe problems in your drainage system are spotted to let you know how long completion will take.

Yes, it can. This is mainly seen when your garden has large trees present. The problem may also be simpler when a root blocks a drain. However, the roots growing underground can enter pipes. This is a more difficult problem to spot. That’s why it’s best to ask for help from a professional.

No, you can’t. There are local councils responsible in every area for the stormwater network. As a homeowner, you need to watch out for the stormwater drain near your home. These are usually low-maintenance, but leaves and other debris can block them. During the water, you also need to watch if these will be frozen due to low temperatures.

For blocked drains, you can simply clear the drain of visible debris. These can be as simple as sweeping over the drain. On the other hand, leaks in downspouts and gutter guards can usually be fixed with electrical or duct tape. You should note that these are all temporary fixes, and they can’t be a permanent solution.

What do drainage systems services include?

The water drainage system in our home plays a vital role in diverting water to alleys, canals, and pathways. That’s why it’s important to be able to tell if your house’s drainage system needs repair. In your garden, you may notice standing water, soil not drying out, or soil washing away. There may be water collecting in your basement. You may also be able to spot a blocked yard drain or street grate. When you see any of these signs, it’s best to call a professional right away to settle your residential drainage issues. Below are services for the different types of home drainage systems:

Surface drainage systems

Surface drainage systems are located on the ground. It features a slight slope, so that water can easily flow into the drain. They are installed in a parallel form to prevent flooding or water pooling. Problems with your surface drainage develop slowly through the years. It’s important to keep the stormwater drain on the curbside clear to keep water constantly flowing. Taskers can help you maintain your surface drainage by assisting you with clearing blocked or frozen stormwater drains. 

Subsurface drainage systems

The primary function of an installed subsurface drainage system at home is to ensure that water does not build up in your soil. Its main drain is installed to collect the water, and it’s built and installed on the first layer of soil. If you’re building a new home, you may ask a Tasker to install this type of drainage. You may also notice a problem in this common backyard drainage system when you spot standing water after the rain. If this happens, call in a professional to help unblock and clean your drainage. 

Internal pipes

Many pipes run through the inside of your home. They carry water to your bathroom and kitchens. More importantly, these pipes bring unclean water down the drain pipes. When installing your kitchen sink, you usually have traps put into sealing off the sewer smell. Fitting electrical showers also means having drains as part of the internal pipes. We typically spot problems with these when we see leaks, sediment build-up, or notice foul smells coming from the drain. Professionals can unclog or replace these types of residential drainage systems.

Downspouts and gutters 

All homes contain a downspout and gutter drainage system. It helps remove roof water and comes in two parts: the downspout and the gutter. The gutter catches the water on the roof and leads it to the downspout to let water flow down to the surface drainage. It’s common to encounter problems on your gutters since the debris is usually caught here. Taskers can help clean out gutters and unblock the downspout. You can also seek help from a tradesman when you spot leaks on the pipes.

Recent Drainage Systems tasks

Landscape drainage


Oakbank SA, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Drainage through the backyard to prevent pooling of water. We are sitting on lower land than our neighbours, water pools in our yard. Looking to install drainage to either storm water or different area of the yard. 2 areas mainly - back area near retaining wall and around our concrete patio area. - Due date: Flexible

Check and clear dishwasher drainage pipes


Sandringham NSW 2219, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Got a Fisher & Paykel dual dishwasher. Top unit doesn't completely drain after a wash cycle like it use to. Lower unit works fine. F&P have suggested I get the drainage pipe checked and cleaned. I'd like a plumber to do this. - Due date: Flexible

Fix toilet flusher, tap handle, and drainage on washer


Box Hill North VIC 3129, Australia

24th Sep 2023

Hi, I have 3 'plumbing' related jobs that I need. 1) I have a toilet flusher - where when you push the small flusher it flushes both 2) the handle on the shower tap has been stripped and come off and I need either a new handle or it to be rethreaded 3) My washer is having drainage issues (Samsung - 5E error) and needs to be drained. - Due date: Flexible

Change hot water tank Fix pipe drainage


Nunawading VIC 3131, Australia

23rd Sep 2023

-fix pipe -may change gas hot water tank(U provide new units) -check may fix drainage - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 25 September 2023

I need drainage pits put in


Mount Sheridan QLD, Australia

23rd Sep 2023

I am after two drainage pits put in, in my yard for the run off from the hills. - Due date: Flexible

Washing machine needs filter drainage clean


Mill Park VIC 3082, Australia

23rd Sep 2023

Washing machine wont spin dry. Samsung error code sc - Due date: Before Saturday, 23 September 2023

AEG dishwasher repair ( drainage problem )


Beaumont Hills NSW, Australia

22nd Sep 2023

AEG dishawaer repair The error on the dishwasher is i20 which indicates there is a drainage problem - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 23 September 2023

Drainage holes for plant pots


Franklin ACT, Australia

22nd Sep 2023

Drill Drainage holes for small plant pots -Approx 10cm wide pots - 5 -Tiny ceramic pots - 5 - Due date: Flexible

Looking for plumber to replace new drainage pipe


Loganholme QLD, Australia

18th Sep 2023

Looking for a local plumber to replace new broken drainage pipe as per the photos. Location: Loganholme - Due date: Flexible

Great communication and amazing work Mason.

Fix broken drainage pipe under the sink and replace strainer


North Sydney NSW, Australia

30th Aug 2023

The drain pipe that goes into the wall got broken and now barely sticks out which makes it impossible to connect and requires a permanent fix, that pipe should be extended to make it serviceable again. Also, a strainer in another sink needs to be replaced with a new one. I don't have any parts. - Due date: Before Thursday, 31 August 2023

came on time , fixed the issue

Drainage blocked. Need a plumber


Oakleigh South VIC, Australia

28th Aug 2023

Looks like there is a blockage somewhere in the drainage system. Water keeps coming up in the kitchen and laundry sink, however eventually goes away slowly. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 29 August 2023

Very efficient and honest plumbing services. Came before the schedule time (which was nice) and got the job done.

Storm Water Drainage has been blocked and needs fixing


Noble Park VIC, Australia

28th Aug 2023

Storm Water drainage has been blocked and water is not flowing out - Due date: Flexible

Mark is a good communicator

Dig short drainage trench in back yard


Murarrie QLD 4172, Australia

14th Aug 2023

Dig 4 m long drainage trench to drain around spa. Spead soil at base. Tools including jack hammer supplied Depth from ground level to 850 mm deep. Jack hammer moves it quick. Green line on photo - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 16 August 2023

Did a good job, attention to detail, better than I expected. Thanks Chris

Leak in Kitchen Drainage Pipe


Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia

13th Aug 2023

Drainage pipe for kitchen sink leaking. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 14 August 2023

Blake was prompt with communication, the job was done very soon, and they cleaned up everything.

Need a waste pipe value inserted for washing machine drainage


Matraville NSW, Australia

9th Aug 2023

Just moved house. Seems like there is no waste pipe under sink to connect washing machine to. The one that is there is closed with plastic - Due date: Flexible

Would recommend. Thanks!

Clear block shower drainage


Clyde North VIC, Australia

8th Aug 2023

Need help to clear drain blockage. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 8 August 2023

Jamie was efficient and cleared the blocks.

Fix washing machine drainage issue


Alexandria NSW, Australia

6th Aug 2023

Washing machine has stopped drain. Unsure if problem with washer pump itself or pipe. New house has old school clamp on S-bend setup for outflow - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 7 August 2023

Thanks for your help

Ag Pipe Drainage Assessment


Croydon VIC 3136, Australia

31st Jul 2023

Needing to assess where best to place ag pipe/pipes and how to connect it to storm water on our residential property in Croydon This is to remove backyard/frontyard surface wetness, and to also contribute to less moisture coming through under the house. Thanks

Josh was easy to communicate with and was able to arrange to come to site early than expected. He was also thorough and had plenty of good insight and recommendations. Those recommendations meant that it was better for me to get other work done first, so he was willing to forgo work so as to be upfront, honest and transparent with me. Highly rate him, and would recommend him to anyone looking for a keen eye and a friendly attitude.

Water overflowing from the kitchen drainage- plumber


Hornsby NSW, Australia

31st Jul 2023

The kitchen waste water is coming out from the drain, see photos. - Due date: Flexible

thank you Dylan for your quick fix of my task!

Kitchen sink drainage blocked


Runcorn QLD, Australia

30th Jul 2023

I have kitchen sink drainage blocked and the water passing. - Due date: Flexible

He is a good plumber. Just on time and found the issue really quickly and get it fixed.