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Root Cutting

Problems caused by roots

Root ingress or intrusion is a major factor in drains blocking and breakage's within the pipework.

Tree and plant roots are always attracted to a water source, they always attempt to grow back, which causes the same problem over again.

County Drains specialise in dealing with removal of roots from drainage systems, drain repairs and relining.

How we do it

Root ingress / intrusion is a major factor in drains blocking and breakage's within the pipework. However these roots can be removed by specialist root removal cutters which are powered by water.

This specialist equipment removes roots without having to excavate. It also restores the flow and the drain to its full capacity.

Drain lining can also be carried out after root cutting to prevent the roots from returning and causing future issues.

Root problems are usually covered on property insurance, which we have many years of experience in dealing with.

Take a look at how County Drains deal with blockages caused by root ingress or intrusion.

Sample of roots in drain before and after cutting

Further root cutting was carried out on this section of drain to remove the last protruding root before inserting a drain liner to prevent the roots returning and also seal the drain, covering the damage that the roots had caused. This video was taken from a site in Tamworth where roots had been causing external flooding of a car park.

Get in touch for further information or to book one of our specialist engineers for root cutting and drain relining.

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