Blocked drain Plumber Sydney NSW

Unblocking Drains Is Our Business

Sydney Blocked Drains Specialist

A Local North Shore Business Working For North Shore Locals

Pipe Cleaning & Blocked Drains Sydney Specialist

Serving the community since 1959

Blocked Drain Plumber Sydney 

We are blocked drain Sydney plumbing specialists supplying professional drain, sewer, and stormwater pipe clearing, drain inspection and diagnostic services for Sydney's residential homeowners. With over 60 years of local knowledge and experience, we can handle everything from a simple fixture pipe blockage to the toughest tree root blockages and everything in between.


​At DRAINS ‘R’ US, we understand the importance of resolving plumbing issues quickly and correctly. That is why when you call us, we will have a licenced and insured specialist blocked drain Plumber with a minimum 30 years of experience in unblocking sewer lines, stormwater drains and waste pipes who will arrive on-time fully equipped with cutting-edge drain cleaning and diagnostic technology.

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Fully Equipped Blocked Drain Service Vehicles

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Our Blocked Drain Clearing Process

The following drain clearing process for sewer lines is considered industry best practice.

If your Plumber is not following a correct sewer cleaning process, you are probably wasting your money!

We recommend the following when contracting a Plumber to clear your blocked drains.

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We will carry out an assessment of the blocked drain based on the symptoms you are experiencing, determine the location of the sewer pipe system on your property, estimate the location of the blockage and locate suitable cleanout access.

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Once suitable access into the underground sewer pipe system has been achieved the blocked drain will be cleared of all backed up waste material using high pressure penetrating and flushing  drain cleaning nozzles. This will then enable us to carry out a drain inspection to determine the cause of the sewer blockage and confirm a clear drain.

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After the blocked sewer has been cleared of all backed up waste material a CCTV drain camera inspection will be carried out to confirm and show you a clean drain. If the drain is structurally sound with no tree root intrusions our work is finished.

Clearing a waste blockage is a 3-step process.

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If the sewer line is affected by tree root intrusions we will use high pressure root cutting  nozzles  to remove any root growth from the pipework and carry out a second camera inspection with you to confirm the drain is clear. Many Plumbers either don't carry out this part properly or do not carry out this part at all!

Clearing a tree root blockage is a 4-step process.

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Optional: In the event that the blocked sewer drain was caused by damaged or defective pipework or tree root intrusions we can electronically locate the exact position and depth of the problem area and also provide video documentation if requested.

For waste blockages or homeowners who service their drains regularly to remove tree root regrowth this step is normally not required.

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Have any questions or require further information regarding our blocked drain clearing process?

Call us today, we are here to help!


Examples Of Our Blocked Drain Clearing Process

The videos below demonstrate our blocked drain clearing process showing before and after.

Why Choose Us


On-Time Blocked Drain Appointments

As clearing blocked drains can be unpredictable at times, our 2-hour windowed appointments are designed to allow us the time to be on-time.


Unmatched Drainage Experience

Established for over 60 years in the blocked drain business has enabled us to develop ways of doing things that the competition haven't thought of yet.


Cutting-edge Blocked Drain Technology

Being true specialists in the blocked drain and sewer business ensures we stay up to date with the latest drain unblocking and diagnostic technology.


Only Licenced Blocked Drain Plumbers

We will provide a licenced Plumber with a minimum 30 years of experience which guarantees you get a professional that knows exactly what he is doing.


Fully Insured To Protect You & Your Property

Insurance is something that most homeowners don't normally think about. For your peace of mind, we are fully covered with 20 million dollars public liability insurance.

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Combining Old School Values With New School Innovation

Whether it is a stormwater blockage, your toilet is backing up or a kitchen sink, laundry tub, bath or shower clogged, we have got you covered. We are highly experienced in unblocking all types of drains, North Shore residents can be assured we will have their drains cleaned properly and back up and running in no time.


When you choose us to unblock your drains, North Shore locals know they are working with the absolute best blocked drains plumber in Sydney.

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We are committed to complete customer satisfaction, and we will be there when you need us. We exclusively service Sydney's North Shore and surrounding suburbs.


We have been providing professional sewer and blocked drain services to Sydney's Northern Beaches, Northern Suburbs, Upper North Shore and Lower North Shore area since 1959 and whether you are dealing with a blocked sewer line or blocked stormwater drain emergency or just simply need a good scheduled drain cleaning service to keep your pipes clear of tree root regrowth, you can be sure our service will be performed by an experienced, efficient, personable, and mature professional.

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Water Jetting Blocked Drains

We have over 60 years of industry experience and are experts in clearing blocked sewer and stormwater drains. We use a wide range of specialised water jetting equipment that enables us to deal with any type of sewer or stormwater blockage. We have cleared over 40,000 blocked drains.

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CCTV Drain Inspection

CCTV drain cameras are a must have tool for Plumbers to inspect the inside of drainage pipes without the need to excavate. They are the fastest way to diagnose and find any problems within a sewer or stormwater drainage system such as damaged or defective pipework or tree root intrusions.

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Pipe, Fault & Drain Locating

Electronic pipe and fault locators work in conjunction with CCTV drain cameras by receiving a radio signal transmitted from the drain camera head positioned inside the underground drainpipe. The receiver above ground translates the signal into accurate and very useful depth, direction and location information on a digital display above ground.

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Electric Eel Drain Clearing

Although high pressure water jet drain clearing equipment has superseded its mechanical counterparts, electric eel drain clearing processes can still be used to try to remove or dislodge metal, plastic, wooden or other foreign objects that find their way into the underground drainage system.


"a person who concentrates primarily on a particular subject or activity; a person highly skilled in a specific and restricted field.”

Unlike other plumbing contractors who claim to specialize in blocked drain and sewer services we are true blocked drain, sewer, and stormwater plumbing specialists. It is all we do, and we are very good at it!

If you are experiencing a blocked sewer line such as a blocked toilet, basin, shower, laundry tub or kitchen sink or a blocked stormwater drain on Sydney's Northern Beaches, Northern Suburbs, Upper North Shore or Lower North Shore rest assured, we can help.

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No Sewer Cleanout?

We Can Install One!

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A Great Advantage!

We understand that many homeowners would just prefer their blocked drains cleared properly by a licenced Plumber and continue to maintain them rather than overpaying for a substandard drain cleaning service and then in many cases being upsold an unnecessary and most likely overpriced drainage repair. We have hundreds of regular customers who trust us to continue to maintain their drains for that reason.


DRAINS 'R' US offers you a great advantage. We are sewer and drain clearing specialists and do not up-sell sewer or stormwater repairs, so we are not going to talk you into any unnecessary work because getting your drain cleared properly is what we focus on.

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If You Think It's Expensive To Hire A Good Contractor, Try Hiring A Cheap One!

We have over 60 years of experience and use the latest high pressure water jetting, CCTV drain inspection and electronic drain locating technology to clear blocked sewer lines and stormwater drains and can clean your drains more thoroughly than any other Plumber in the business and keep them clear, so you will not have to invest more money on expensive and most likely overpriced drain repairs or renewals.

If you have been advised by another Plumber that your drain requires repairing or renewing, we can provide a second opinion by giving an unbiased assessment of the condition of your drains and honest professional advice regarding what options you have. In many cases we have been able to save homeowners in Sydney thousands of dollars in unnecessary drainage work.

We are experienced licenced Plumbers, not salesmen disguised as one!

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Seriously People! Don't Fall For The "Bait & Switch"

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We Service Sydney's Northern Beaches suburbs from Manly in the south to Mona Vale in the North.

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We Service Sydney's Northern suburbs from Gladesville in the south to Thornleigh in the North.

We Service Sydney's Upper North Shore suburbs from Linfield in the south to Mount Colah in the North.

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Service Sydney's Lower North Shore suburbs from Kirribilli in the south to Chatswood in the North.

  • Blocked Sewer Lines

  • Blocked Stormwater Drains

  • Hydro-Jet Drain Clearing

  • High Pressure Root Cutting

  • Root Intrusion Specialists

  • CCTV Drain Inspections

  • Pipe & Fault Location

  • Electric Eel Drain Clearing

  • Family Owned & Operated

  • Established Over 60 Years

  • Latest Technology

  • Fully Licensed & Insured

  • Equipped Service Vehicles

  • Friendly Personal Service

  • Expert Honest Advice

  • Based In Sydney's North

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Our Expert Blocked Drain Plumbers Are Ready To Help You! Call Us Today!