With the winter months coming in thick and fast, leaking and burst pipes are ready to cause you misery, loss of property and money. There are many reasons why pipes burst and spring leaks, this could be no insulation, incorrectly fitted-pipe work and a rapid change in temperature are to name just a few […]Read more "Burst pipes over the winter."
Last week, here at Metro Rod Brighton & Gatwick Franchise we had two days of working at height training and both days had different engineers from both areas. Engineers got shown how to use a ladder correctly and safely and then had to demonstrate themselves. This also included how to put on a harness […]Read more "Working at Height Training"
Metro Rod Brighton & Gatwick are now going to be installing sure stop switches for customers. These can be fitted in homes, businesses and even holiday homes. Primarily, when a problem does not affect us, we don’t really think about it. If you moved into a house and later it was to be burgled, […]Read more "Surestop® Stopcocks – the easy way to turn off water!"
On the Friday 30th June 2017, we went to do a site visit at an office block called The Crown in Westerham. During our site visit, we assessed all the work required that was specified by the person we met on site. Which was to fully restore the flow of the surface water system in […]Read more "The Crown"
Metro Rod Brighton & Gatwick engineers are all fully trained in using a cable avoidance tool (CAT) which is used to detect buried services prior to carrying out any excavation work. For enhanced performance, use a Signal generator (Genny) and Signal Clamp. This Signal Clamp is an accessory that allows the Signal Generator to be applied to a […]Read more "CAT & GENNY"
Here at Metro Rod Brighton & Gatwick there are times when excavation is the only option this involves physically digging a hole or trench, depending on what the situation is. We cover all aspects of excavations. Every now and then a drainage problem is so severe that it really isn’t possible to fix it […]Read more "Excavations"
At Metro Rod Brighton & Gatwick we take our van audits very seriously to ensure everything is up to date and all our drainage and plumbing engineers have the correct essentials on their vehicles. Our Technical Support engineer manages the van audits and are done monthly. The technical support engineer will just turn up on […]Read more "Van Audits"
Descaling is a process of cutting and removing built-up solidified scales that are blocking the interiors of the pipes. If this is left untreated then the scale will continue to build-up on top of what has already scaled. This will then reduce the lines width as the scale can grow large enough to block pipes, […]Read more "Descaling"
Electro mechanical cleaning is a technique used to clear blockages and de-scale waste pipes. This is the process of using a motorised tool to rotate a cable or spring which is stored on a drum within the tool. The operator feeds the cable into the pipe that is blocked and uses the tool to […]Read more "Electro Mechanical Cleaning (EMC)"
Two weeks ago, we discovered another nest this time at the back of our office. This was just after the blue tits had fled their nest which was located at the front of the office in our disused cigarette box. See the blog post on the blue tits here – https://goo.gl/jJ2TTF We are lucky to have […]Read more "Birds Nest Update – BlackBirds"