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Why do more Sydney drains get blocked by tree roots in Spring?

Why do more Sydney drains get blocked by tree roots in Spring?

Spring brings warmer days, accelerating the growth of plants in your garden. Unfortunately, this can also increase the number of blocked drains caused by tree root intrusion. Trees are attracted to plumbing pipes because of the moisture, minerals, oxygen and composting materials found inside the line. Below are some tips for preventing roots from blocking your drains this Spring.

How to prevent tree roots from blocking your Sydney drains

How to prevent tree roots from blocking your Sydney drains

Tree roots growing in underground sewer and stormwater pipes are one of the most common causes of blocked drains in Sydney. Drain pipes have everything that tree roots need - moisture oxygen and nutrients. Once inside, they will continue to grow until they form a huge impenetrable mass. But there are ways to prevent this…

Blocked drains Sydney: Why tree roots are the silent drain destroyers

Blocked drains Sydney: Why tree roots are the silent drain destroyers

The easiest way to prevent a blocked drain is by being careful about what you put down your pipes. However, there is a silent drain destroyer that's lurking in your backyard.