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SLINGSBY - Ignoring Leaves Is Money Down The Drain

FALLING leaves at this time of year are regularly blamed for everything from trains running late to people slipping and injuring themselves but despite these unusual events regularly making the headlines its actually drains that suffer most as a result of leaves.

Workplace equipment provider Slingsby, which supplies more than 35,000 products to all industries, always experiences a surge in drain maintenance products during autumn as workplaces / homeowners try to avoid having to call in the professionals.

Lee Wright, Marketing Director of Slingsby says: “Blocked drains are a common problem at this time of year and cause nasty smells and even flooding. However in the majority of cases these can be fixed quickly and easily, without the need for a drain cleaning company or plumber, as long as the drain is cleared before too much of a build-up occurs.

“Leaves decompose quickly so they are easy to dislodge and clear. If the blockage is near the surface you may be able to simply lift the cover and scrape out any covering material to ensure it cannot re-block the drain. You should always wear a strong pair of gloves to do this.”

Finally Lee adds: “If the blockage is out of reach there are a wide range of products available in order to dislodge it. It’s also possible to buy chemicals to dissolve blockages but they must be handled extremely carefully and there are also environmental issues to using these in some areas.”

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