Blocked Showers

old pool shower

How do you know if your shower is clogged?

The water from the shower tray is very slow to dissipate. It may not empty at all and you’ll finish your shower ankle deep in water.

What causes shower blockages?

Hair is the number one cause of blocked showers. When the hair builds up with soap scum it can form a blockage in the pipes. There are a few ways to removed this type of shower clog, the easiest way is with a plunger. However, if you have an older property you will need to be careful as it could be the pipes that’s causing the shower to clog.

The main drain being blocked can also be the cause of water backing up in your house.  If you are not sure what the problem causing your shower clogging is, then give us a call and we can advise you, and see if you need to call us out to fix it.