Advice & Articles from the Yorkshire Drain Experts



At MPH we like to keep you informed about developments within our business, in the wider drainage, plumbing and heating industries and in the local community.  Detailed below you will find information and articles about MPH’s services, special offers, new customers, new projects, staff training and lots of other important news.

If you would like to offer your thoughts or provide feedback on any of our articles, please feel to respond to the blog and we will respond as soon as possible.

New Andy Guest 4 Drain Jetting Unit

By MPH Admin | September 17, 2018

MPH Maintenance invests in new commercial Andy Guest 4 Series high pressure jetting unit capable of delivering 60L of water per minute at 250Bar, further increasing our ability to carry out drain unblocking, descaling, degreasing or general clean throughs on all domestic and commercial properties. At MPH we only invest in the best quality drainage…

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Types of Drainage Equipment

By MPH Admin | November 2, 2017

The drainage industry is extremely specialised and that’s because it takes particular skill and understanding of some of the most innovative equipment to install, maintain and repair a series of drains and pipes. At MPH, we ensure that our drain engineers are trained to the highest level in using a full range of modern equipment and…

45% of Drain Blockages in Yorkshire are Caused by Residents

By MPH Admin | October 27, 2017

Blocked drains are a regular thing here in Yorkshire, particularly in the York area, with Yorkshire Water claiming that 45% of all blockages are actually caused by people putting the wrong things down their toilets and sinks. Although this statistic might sound surprising, it’s actually a reality that our York drainage experts see every day,…

How to Unblock a Bath or Shower

By MPH Admin | September 27, 2017

At MPH, we like to keep the residents of Yorkshire informed on tips and tricks regarding how to deal with plumbing problems, so we thought why not put together a few techniques that can be used to unblock a shower or bath. The first step should always be to identity what the cause of the blockage is. Generally…

Drain Blockages – The Usual Culprits

By MPH Admin | August 27, 2017

MPH Drain Services offer a complete range of plumbing, bathroom and drainage services. We service the entire Yorkshire area, and have done since we were established over 15 years ago. During our 15 years we have managed to build quite an enviable reputation based on the quality of our work and our high levels of…

The Problem with Commercial Drains in York

By MPH Admin | July 27, 2017

York is a thriving metropolitan area. The city centre is modern, yet traditional, and the outskirts are packed full of businesses and companies. This means there are a lot of commercial properties. Unfortunately, modern commercial properties, and old drainage systems, like the ones in York, do not mix very well. As with most older cities,…

Unblocking Your Home Drains

By MPH Admin | May 30, 2017

Yorkshire drain services company, MPH, sympathise with domestic customers who find they have the inconvenience of blocked drains – they know it always seems to occur at the most troublesome moments, but in fact, a blocked drain is never convenient. With extensive experience in drainage services in and throughout Yorkshire, MPH are often called out to clear…

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Need Help with a Blocked Toilet?

By MPH Admin | May 27, 2017

Blocked toilets can become a common occurrence if not dealt with correctly or if the wrong items are being flushed down the toilet.  Problems can often be difficult to diagnose and the unsanitary nature of the job can put many people off. At MPH our fully qualified engineers have years of experience in remedying any…

Does Your Sink Smell?

By MPH Admin | April 27, 2017

MPH Drain Services provide a complete range of plumbing and drainage services to residents and businesses all over Yorkshire. We have noticed that a lot of people tend to put off calling a professional plumber like MPH for a few jobs. Instead they tolerate the problem for as long as possible before finally giving in…

New homes could increase flood risk without ‘sustainable drainage systems’

By MPH Admin | January 27, 2017

A new report warns how new houses may in fact be increasing the risk of flooding in the York area. In a bid to ease the housing crisis the government are rushing to build 1 million new homes to reach the rise in demand. This however will potentially overwhelm the already over-stretched drainage system. Current…

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

By MPH Admin | December 22, 2016

2016 has been an incredible year here at MPH Drain Services. We have attended countless plumbing and drainage jobs, all over the Leeds, York, Wakefield, and beyond into Yorkshire as a whole. We have worked in both small domestic residences, at the same time as installing entire drainage systems in new blocks of flats. We…

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