There are some spots in your home where there are drains that sometimes go unnoticed. If one of those drains gets blocked, it may go unnoticed for a while because it might be out of view. If that happens, it could cause some serious damage to your home or to the plumbing in your home. In order to avoid that, you might want to locate your drains and make sure that you inspect them regularly so that you will not end up with a serious plumbing issue. Some things to look for are drains that are slow to drain, drains with strange odors coming from them, and drains where you can see something inside the drain blocking it. If you notice that your drain has a problem, that is when you can call a drains London company to come and check out the problem to see if you can get it fixed right away.
You might have a drain in your utility room where your clothes washer and dryer are located. The washer might have to drain into that drain in the utility room, and you might want to check and see if the drain is draining properly. If you end up with puddles in the middle of your laundry room every time you run the washing machine, you might want to contact a drains London company to come and assess the situation. They might discover that the pipes underneath the house have collapsed and will need to reconstruct the pipe system. They might notice that there are just some things that are in the drain, clogging it and making it drain slowly and could get the blockage removed for you.
Perhaps the drain in your bathtub has a strange odor coming from it. Rather than just suffering through the smell every time you take a shower or a bath, you might want to call a drains London company to come and see what the issue is with the drain. It is not normal to have an odor coming from the drain, and the drain company might discover that there is mold, mud, or moss inside the pipes that needs to be cleaned out. If the pipes run under trees out in the yard, the roots may have penetrated the pipes and allowed all sorts of things into the pipes. There are some bacteria that can thrive in pipes once they are able to get in through cracks in the pipes and can cause the drain to really stink. A drains London company might be able to get in there and clean out whatever it is that is stinking up the place.