Drainage and groundworks are two disciplines that go hand in hand. In order to access underground drainage systems, you need to carefully excavate land using plant equipment and professional expertise. Once accessed, you need skill and experience to install, repair or maintain drainage systems. By having a team that’s qualified in both areas, we ensure that our clients around Manchester, Halifax and all surrounding locales don’t need to employ multiple contractors, which can be both inconvenient and expensive.
On this page, we’ve looked at the some of the most common drainage services that the CJ Lewin Groundwork & Civils team provides. Should you wish to discuss your requirements and receive a free, no obligation quote on proposed work – pick up the phone and call 07961 224532.
Installation – We can install a completely new drainage system and connect it up to the public sewer. This is ideal if you’re working on a new build development and need to ensure it has all the essential infrastructure before you sell it or move in. We can also install and connect additional pipes if you’re expanding your property. This service is helpful if your drainage system is badly damaged beyond repair, and installation of new drainpipes is the only way forward.
Repair & Maintenance – Suffering from a drainage related issued? Our drainage contractors can help. Common problems we encounter in our day-to-day rounds are slow drains, recurring clogs, foul odours, burst pipes and flooding. It could be that part of your system has a crack, or a joint has come lose. Alternatively, it could be a build-up of dirt deep within your system, that’s difficult to access without professional equipment. But sometimes it pays to be proactive, rather than reactive. So be sure to invest in regular drain maintenance, to avoid the need for repairs in the first place.
CCTV Drain Surveys – By feeding a camera on a long length of wire through your system, our drainage contractors can see exactly what’s going on down there and identify current issues, potentially vulnerable areas, as well as a map of your system’s various twists and turns. CCTV drain surveys are a fast and effective diagnostics tool for when you’re experiencing drainage difficulties.
But let’s say you’re looking to invest in a property in or around Manchester or Halifax, and want to make sure that the drainage infrastructure is intact and not damaged beyond repair. Call our drainage contractors for a CCTV drain survey and put your mind at rest. The camera feeds back to a screen which our trained technicians analyse. We can even provide you a DVD of the footage for your records, which may assist with getting a better insurance premium.
Drain Jetting – Highly pressurised water is circulated through your system, dislodging all the dirt, grease and foreign objects it’s accumulated over the years. This ensures your system functions efficiently and doesn’t suffer from blockages. It can also stop bad odours emanating. It’s a fantastic maintenance service that can save you significant money in the long run, as build-up of dirty, pollutants etc. can cause significant issues that cost a lot for groundwork contractors to repair.