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Why Choose Able Group?
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Rapid Response
Should you need us in an emergency, one of our external drain cleaning professionals can reach your property 30-90 minutes after you call*, every day of the year, with no call out charge.
Experience
Experienced
We have nearly 20 years of experience cleaning and unblocking external drains for domestic and commercial customers up and down the country.
Free Quotations
Free Quote
Our expert advisors can answer your calls and provide you with a free quote at a fair and competitive rate from one of our external blockage plumbers.
Accredited
Accredited
Our work comes accredited by the industry's relevant trade bodies, with our external blockage services being highly recommended by many of our satisfied customers.
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Excellent service
Excellent service. Peter , who cleared the drain after ascertaining exactly where the blockage was, was extremely helpful. Such a very nice man who simply got on with the job and was very efficient and friendly.
Anita Heerwagen
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Blocked drain promptly resolved
Clearing a blocked drain is usually done by my husband. The drain to the side of our property is very shallow and appears to become blocked on a fairly regular basis. Your engineer's prompt attention on the same day of my phoning to request a visit was most gratefully received.
Bramble
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We were told about the drainage problem…
We were told about the drainage problem at our holiday cottage at lunch time and by 5.00 pm the problem was solved - drain unblocked. I think that is excellent service.
Roger
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Quick Response and Great Results
Quick reliable service. Turned up on time and resolved block drain issues in under an hour. Would use again.
Brandon
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Arrived on time
Arrived on time, very helpful engineer jetted all the inspection drains/covers that a mortgage surveyor had picked up on.
Would recommend.
Leigh Birch
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Very polite professional job
Very polite professional job
Drains cleared quickly
Would highly recommend this company
Jules
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Excellent
Excellent. Lovely efficient person answered the phone and organised a quick visit to sort out our drains. Instant email confirmation. Friendly and PPE wearing operatives arrived on time and professionally and cleanly dealt with the problem.
Gerry Farrell
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Brilliant service
Brilliant service! They responded quickly to my need, and the specialist who surveyed my drains was thorough, professional and very knowledgable. I would highly recommend Able, you won't be disappointed!

Wendy
External Drain Blockages

Have you noticed your external drains starting to smell? Or is there water overflowing outside your home or premises? You might be dealing with a blocked drain. It’s best to get a professional in to deal with an external blockage, and we offer 24/7 emergency drainage services to provide peace of mind. 

External drainage problems will require more heavy-duty equipment which our tradesmen will have a full supply of in their van. From high-pressure water jets to coring equipment, we will have what it takes to fix any external blockage. It’s important to get someone in as soon as possible to avoid further damage and with our 24-hour drain unblocking service, you can be sure that Able Group will sort the matter as quickly as possible.

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Common Causes of Blocked Drains
Garden Waste
The most likely culprit of an external drain blockage is garden waste. Leaves, twigs, plastic bags, and other rubbish can easily clog up an external drain. This can usually take place when the waste gets caught in rain flow. If you notice any blockages, get in touch with Able Group and we can provide emergency drain unblocking.
Grease & Fats
A build-up of grease and fat can cause a drain blockage and will usually be found in drains surrounding a block of flats or house conversions. Our expert plumbers can attend any type of blockage within 30-90 minutes of your call*. If you require a blocked drain plumber, get in touch with Able Group.
Household Items
When household items like cotton pads, wipes and sanitary products are flushed down the toilet, the build-up can cause blockages. These types of products aren’t designed to disintegrate like toilet paper and therefore can’t break down properly to avoid getting blocked. We provide 24-hour drain unblocking for situations like this, so get in touch if you require our help.
Other Drainage Services We Provide
Drain Lining
If you need a high-quality drain lining service, Able Group have all the specialist equipment as well as the best training required to do the job to a very high standard.
CCTV Drain Inspections
Not sure whether you have an underlying problem inside of your drains? Able Group can conduct CCTV drain inspections to uncover any issues and fix them as urgently as possible.
Drain Jetting
Get in touch with our drainage experts for all drain jetting and cleaning services. You can trust our plumbers to take care of your drain problems and find the perfect solution.
Drain Repair
No matter the problem you have with your drains, Able Group have the tools and experience to fix it. Collapsed drains need to be dealt with quickly which is why we have local plumbers nearby.
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Clients We Have Helped
We deliver planned and reactive external drainage services that are second to none to commercial business owners up and down the UK.
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