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Am waiting for the man with a plunger....

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ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 3 Mar 2013 10:51


to arrive and unblock my drains. I had to put my wellies on to take the dog for a .walk this morning, the dog has just had another fit and there is s*** up to my doorstep.

Haven't smoked in 12 years but I fancy a ciggie :-D :-D

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 3 Mar 2013 11:11

It is always the same is it not, when s*** happens it happens big time. One thing we take in our stride, as it is just life, not nice but bearable.

Hope he gets there soon , I would send my oh, who has decided that he not go off down the wood as usual, but instead sit on the sofa waving the remote at the television & complain that there is nothing on he wants to watch, but you are a bit far away.

Hope your dog is ok.



<3

MR_MAGOO

MR_MAGOO Report 3 Mar 2013 11:21

Buy yourself some Drain Rods. They're not expensive about £20 for a set. Better than £200 for Dyn*rod.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Silverline-273193-Drain-Rods/dp/B000LFXFGA

SheilaWestWilts

SheilaWestWilts Report 3 Mar 2013 11:22

Carol - you are so right :-) when it happens, it happens big time.

Hope all is sorted soon BC and your lovely dog is OK.

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 3 Mar 2013 12:02

Thanks all...drains unblocked and dog all happy and well :-D :-D <3

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 3 Mar 2013 12:11

Mmm now let me think MR_MAGOO, pumping drain rods down a blocked manhole trying to avoid the splashes coming back on your face, cleaning the rods afterwards and putting everything in the wash including yourself, or 200quid to watch someone else doing it from the comfort of your lounge window and a guarantee he wil come back and sort it if it blocks again in a day or so.

Been there done it and soiled the tee shirt!

No contest it's a bargin!

Mayfield ;-)

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 3 Mar 2013 12:26

:-D Mayfield.....must admit I sat by the window, fan in hand, scarf covering nose...and watched the miracle happen :-D :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 3 Mar 2013 12:40

well as they say - "s##t happens""

glad it's sorted :-D

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 3 Mar 2013 12:42

:-) :-) glad it is sorted and dog ok.

JustGinnie

JustGinnie Report 3 Mar 2013 12:47

Glad to hear all is sorted and lovely doggie is ok .xx

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 3 Mar 2013 12:50

Also the chappie who clears the drains whether from DYNOROD or qualified plumber is just that a professional

I bet they and the water companies could tell some real horror stories of people who have made matters far worse because they had their own rods and did it themselves.

Dad worked for the Metropolitan Water Board (now Thames Water) and he was always amazed at what people would do to unblock and invariably break their pipes and drains.....

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 3 Mar 2013 12:54

phew * swills doorstep and sprays lavender*.......OH was just about to drive there BC

Glad everything seems okay now give doggie a hug from Auntie :-D.....* lights up a ciggie and passes it over :-( :-D <3

Merlin

Merlin Report 3 Mar 2013 13:20

Mr. Magoo. Just ring your insurance company, they should fix it. :-D

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 3 Mar 2013 13:24

Thanks Mau...*puffs happily....have just heard that there have been FIVE blocked drains in my street in the last few weeks. There is a massive building project going on at the back of our house...they may have damged a plumb or whatever one calls it?

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 3 Mar 2013 13:27

Do we have to convos about **** on a sunday morning when I have one of my han....delicate handaches * replaces bag of frozen peas on head * ...errrrrreeeee BC them drains may be clogged up with chopped up body parts......just saying :-(

Merlin

Merlin Report 3 Mar 2013 13:35

Its too many Peas (And other things) which cause the Blockage Hayley,have a couple of pills and a lie down your ladyship,the pong may not even reach your establishment and your display thingies will be safe. :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D ;-)

Island

Island Report 3 Mar 2013 13:44

Ooo Hayley, that's just what I was thinking :-D

Only pulling your leg with a bit of armless banter BC >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

:-D

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 3 Mar 2013 14:05

Am not averse to armless banter :-D Body parts don't bother me but all those peas, Merlin :-0 do you think it's berause of my healthy high fibre diet? oops sorry Miss Hayley, sorry if my plumbing has put you orf your breakfast....

*falls off bottle of bleach.... :-D

Merlin

Merlin Report 3 Mar 2013 14:15

It depends on what type, :-D If they,re the ones you soak overnight :-D Beware :- They,re what my Gran used to call" :-D "Grey Farters" :-D and they were true to the word,you could do the 100yds in seconds and clear any blockage faster than Dynarod. :-D :-D :-D :-D ;-)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 3 Mar 2013 14:17

I went out the front garden yesterday afternoon and noticed the drain cover have caved in. Thought it was just the big stone I had to put on it to stop it blowing away in the winds we have had these last months.

URGG it wasnt the drain cover it was corroded in with gunk, I went back into the kitchen and turned on the hot tap to see how it was flowing away. (our kitchen is in the front of the house 1960,s build) itwasnt, was building up from the grid and then slowly seeping away. Had to get a big stick to poke out the grids and remove some of the gunk . Its flowing again but really needs a big clean as there's greasy residue on the drain concrete. strange really cos I dont use fat for any cooking.

Must admit though its yonks since I checked and cleaned out the drain .

Another nasty job that needs looking at ASAP