Drain Repairs Melbourne

M-Con provides Melbourne’s best drain repair services.

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Drain repairs worrying you?

Are you concerned about drain and sewer damage leading to blockages or unpleasant odors?
Is it causing structural damage to your property, resulting in disruption and inconvenience?
Also, are you worried about mold or mildew growth that can harm health and damage nearby areas?

At M-Con Drainage and Sewer Repairs Melbourne, we think that no matter how bad your sewer and drain problem is, there’s always a way to fix it.

We’re here to make your home safe and comfy. Whether it’s a drain problem or any sewer problem, we’ve got you covered. We’re your trusted drain and sewer repair problem solvers.

We help you overcome any drain and sewer challenges you may encounter.

Stop Drainage and Sewer Repairs damaging your property

Drainage and Sewer Repairs in Melbourne can be a real hassle, adding stress to your life with property damage, and unpleasant odor.
 
It also causes health concerns and daily disruptions. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!
 
With over 30 years of experience, we’re the go-to experts in water Drainage and Sewer Repairs in Melbourne. We’ve successfully fixed countless Sewer repairs, saving properties from blockages and damage. From drainage and sewer repairs shower leaks, bathroom leaks, and balcony leaks to general plumbing, we’ve seen it all and can handle it all. Every month, we help dozens of homeowners and property owners with their Drainage and Sewer Repairs in Melbourne.
 
And we can’t wait to do the same for you.

M-Con simplifies Leak Detection Melbourne

“You’re getting both a registered builder and a licensed plumber in one go, saving you time and stress!”

Why Choose us?

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Accurate Leak Detection

With Advanced Leak detection technologies, we find even the most complicated balcony leaks minimizing property damage and costly repairs.

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Minimal disruption

With our non-destructive leak detection methods, we preserve the integrity and aesthetics of your balcony.

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All-inclusive Leak Detection

We provide a one-stop solution for all your leak repair needs, saving you time and effort in coordinating multiple services.

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3 Simple Steps to fix your drainage and sewer repairs

Step 1: Schedule your drain and sewer repair assessment.

We talk to you to understand your unique needs and determine if we are a good match. This will help us clarify your drainage issue.

Step 2: Drainage and Sewer Repairs and Rectification.

After conducting a thorough assessment, we will provide a detailed assessment report. Our team of experts will handle the entire process and keep you informed along the way. You can have peace of mind knowing that the drainage and sewer repairs will be accurately diagnosed and resolved.

Step 3: Enjoy a leak-free environment

Our technicians will fix any drainage and sewer damages or blockages protecting your property and creating a pleasant environment.

Our happy drain repair customers

After dealing with multiple plumbers and repairs not to fix our problems I found Paul and he and his team located the leaks with technical gadgets; reported all the issues clearly and identified the remediation works to rectify the issues.

Our family can now finally can have a long bathroom and shower again.

5/5

Troy Clar

Melbourne Resident

Cant recommend them enough for all those tough to find leaks that would otherwise cost you an arm and a leg if not found!

5/5

Shea Klu

Melbourne Resident

The leak detection team has done a fantastic job with our leaking showers and some complicated bathroom leaks we have been dealing with for months. We tried different bathroom leak detection teams in Melbourne but no luck. These guys are really a team of experts. Much appreciate the good work guys.

5/5

Edwina Sam

Geelong Resident

Our clients

Here are some of our clients we have provided exceptional Leak Detection Services in Melbourne.

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MCon Client Ace
MCon Client - Prence PLumbing

Frequently Asked Questions

Four signs that your sewer line may be broken include:

  1. Persistent Drain Clogs: Frequent clogs or slow drainage in multiple drains throughout your home can indicate a sewer line issue.

  2. Sewage Backups: If sewage backs up into your drains or toilets, it’s a clear sign of a sewer line problem.

  3. Unpleasant Odors: Foul odors, especially in your yard near the sewer line, can indicate a break or leakage.

  4. Lush, Unexplained Lawn Patches: An unusually green and lush area of your yard, particularly near the sewer line’s path, can suggest a sewage leak fertilizing the grass.

If you notice any of these signs, it’s crucial to contact a professional plumber for a thorough inspection and timely repairs.

You can tell if your main sewer line is clogged if you notice the following signs:

  1. Multiple Drain Clogs: When several drains in your home, such as sinks, tubs, and toilets, are slow to drain or clogged simultaneously, it suggests a main sewer line blockage.

  2. Gurgling Sounds: If you hear gurgling or bubbling noises from drains when using water fixtures, it can be a sign of air trying to escape due to a clog.

  3. Backups in Lower Drains: Water or sewage backing up into lower-level drains, such as basement floor drains or shower drains, is a strong indicator of a main sewer line issue.

  4. Foul Odors: Unpleasant sewage odors emanating from drains or sewer cleanouts in your yard can be a sign of a clog.

  5. Toilet Issues: Frequent toilet backups, especially when using other water fixtures, may indicate a main sewer line blockage.

If you observe these signs, it’s crucial to address the issue promptly to prevent further damage. Contact a professional plumber to assess and clear the clog in your main sewer line.

Deciding whether to repair or replace your sewer line depends on factors like the damage extent, line age, and budget. If damage is minor or budget constraints exist, repair might suffice. However, extensive damage, multiple issues, or an old system may necessitate replacement for long-term reliability. Consult a professional plumber for expert advice.

Sewer line life expectancy varies based on factors like material, soil, and maintenance:

  1. Cast Iron: Lasts 50-100+ years if well-maintained.

  2. Clay: Typically around 50-60 years.

  3. Plastic (PVC and ABS): Can last 50+ years.

  4. Orangeburg: About 30-50 years.

Regular maintenance and soil conditions affect lifespan. A plumber’s inspection helps assess the need for repair or replacement.

The time to unclog a main sewer line varies based on factors like clog severity, location, and tools used. Minor clogs near access points may take about an hour, while more complex clogs further down the line can take several hours or more. Experienced plumbers may work faster. If the clog has caused damage, additional time may be needed for repairs. It’s crucial to have a plumber assess the situation for accurate time and cost estimates.

  1. Plunger Method: a. Ensure there’s enough water in the toilet bowl to cover the plunger. b. Create a tight seal with the plunger over the drain opening. c. Vigorously push and pull the plunger to create suction and dislodge the blockage. d. Continue until the water starts to drain.

  2. Auger or Snake Method: a. Insert the auger or snake into the drain. b. Rotate it while gently pushing to break through the blockage. c. Slowly pull out the auger, bringing the blockage with it.

These methods work well for minor blockages near the drain opening. For deeper or more complex clogs, consider professional help. Always use safety precautions and wear gloves.

Yes, exposure to a broken sewer line can pose health risks. A broken sewer line can release harmful bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens into the environment, which can lead to various health issues, including:

  1. Gastrointestinal Infections: Contact with sewage-contaminated water can cause stomach and intestinal infections, leading to symptoms like diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach cramps.

  2. Respiratory Problems: Sewage odors and airborne particles from a broken sewer line can irritate the respiratory system and worsen conditions like asthma or bronchitis.

  3. Skin Infections: Direct contact with contaminated water can lead to skin infections or irritation.

  4. Eye and Ear Infections: Exposure to contaminated water can also result in eye and ear infections.

  5. Vector-Borne Diseases: Sewage can attract disease-carrying pests like flies and mosquitoes, potentially increasing the risk of vector-borne diseases.

To protect your health, it’s crucial to avoid contact with sewage-contaminated areas, ensure proper sanitation, and seek professional help to repair and clean up any sewage leaks or spills promptly.

Sewer lines can collapse due to aging, material degradation, root infiltration, ground shifts, corrosion, heavy traffic, blockages, or poor installation. Regular maintenance helps prevent collapse.

Using a water hose to unclog a sewer line is generally ineffective for significant or deep clogs. While it may work for minor clogs near the drain, main sewer lines are larger and deeper underground. Professional equipment like sewer augers or hydro-jetters is typically needed for stubborn clogs. Attempting to use a hose for main sewer line blockages may not work and could cause further issues. Consult a professional plumber for such problems.

Sewer pipe relining costs vary widely based on factors like pipe length, diameter, damage extent, access, materials, labor, permits, and additional services. Prices can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars. Get a quick quotes for M-Con for accurate estimates.

Are You Ready to Stop Sewer and Drainage Damaging Your Property ?

If you can say yes to the following statements, then we can help you!

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Request a Consultation

We only provide FREE phone consultations.

Our service call fee is $150 + GST.

If we need to do a full leak test with a thermal camera, the cost is $660+ GST per hour and $165 + GST every 15 minutes after that.

After that, we will waive the $150 service call fee.

Where is the Problem?

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