Prevention is best

Prevention is the best cure for inconvenient sewer overflows due to blocked drains. The smell from the effluent from a blocked sewer is a magnet flies & bacteria which can also pose a health risk. Numerous of factors that contribute towards sewer blockages, and more often than not they are the result of months of […]

Vaporooter stops tree roots in drains

In Melbourne tree roots in sewer pipes are the most common reason why many sewers block up. Roots enter sewer pipes through cracks or loose joints. Over half of the tree roots in Melbourne’s sewer system enter through house connection drains which are the property owners reasonably. Longbeach Plumbing maintains sewers in the Melbourne’s suburbs […]

Firefighters pull ‘scared and hungry’ kitten from drainage pipe

By StaffPublished: Sep 17, 2012 at 8:35 AM PDTLast Updated: Sep 17, 2012 at 1:09 PM PDT PORTLAND, Ore. – Firefighters used shovels, a plumbing company’s tiny camera and other equipment in a delicate rescue that saved a furry victim from an uncertain fate Sunday evening. Portland Fire and Rescue crews were called to […]

Angie's advice: Listen to your drains for sounds of sewer problems

Written by Angie Hicks The average homeowner likely knows that sewer lines help transport wastewater from the home to underground mains. Other than that, most homeowners probably don’t think about what goes on in their sewer lines. When there’s a problem, though, homeowners must take notice. A sewer line clog could lead to raw sewage […]

Water and sewer officials said cooking grease is behind overflow

Water and sewer officials said cooking grease is behind overflow 6,800+ gallons of water spilled into creek Updated: Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012, 6:08 PM CDT Published : Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012, 1:43 PM CDT Steve Alexander MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – There was a nasty problem in west Mobile Tuesday some said could have been prevented. […]

Don’t let this happen to you

Sewage forces couple from home. Yahoo!7 July 24, 2012, 12:50 pm A Tweed Heads couple say they have been forced to live in a motel and accuse their council of refusing to take responsibility for raw sewage flooding their home. Neil Smith and Linda Clarke say they have been homeless for over four weeks after […]

Vaporooter still going strong.

Still the one You might have noticed that the team at Longbeach Plumbing are big fans of a little product called Vaporooter. That’s because we believe it’s the most effective root inhibitor on the market today. But did you know that Vaporooter is no new-comer to the world of blocked pipes? For more than more […]

Longbeach Plumbing tips to minimise the risk of sewer blockages

1.      If you have an insinkorator use Bio Clean regularly on the sink and other fixtures to prevent blockages, refer to a web page on Bio clean 2.      Do not put sanitary products, paper towelling, flush plastics, fabrics, motor oil, petrol, solvents, paints, or any non-biodegradable products into the sewer. 3.      Do not plant large […]

Hyrdo jetting nozzle

Longbeach Plumbing uses many different jetting nozzles when clearing blocked drains . The footage shows a warthog nozzle in action. It is a great nozzles for preparing sewers from treatment with Vaporooter