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Waste Water Journey

When you operate the flush for the toilet, or have a shower or even use a dishwasher, the water that is now quite dirty, magically disappears around the U-bend, and is never thought about or seen again. Finchley Boiler Repair know and work on waste systems. It goes from your house through a drain which is only for you and is your responsibility. Once your drain runs into a pipe that is for more than one property, or the drain goes out and beyond your homes boundary, you then become responsible. If your home was built prior to the mid 60s, you will more than likely be fitted with a two-pipe drainage system, the newer more modern homes have one drain pipe. This is a single stack system. Whatever the build all baths, basins and sinks in a property fitted with a trap. A Finchley Boiler Repairs professional always has the correct tools. This is a bend in the outlet pipe below the plughole. It holds a small amount of water to stop gases from entering the house and causing unpleasant smells. All WC pans have traps. Underground, the domestic waste pipes or drains are diverted through an inspection chamber close to the property to create the main drain, that runs into the water companys sewer. The Single Stack System is fitted in modern homes, so that waste from all sinks and WC’s is discharged underground using a single vertical pipework called a soil stack. The Two Pipe System is a common system inold houses (1960s). It has a vertical soil stack fixed to an outside wall carrying waste from upstairs toilets to the underground drain. The open top of the soil stack is vented above the eaves and allows the escape of sewer gases. Downstairs toilets have an outlet direct into the underground drain. A second outside pipe takes used water from upstairs baths, basins and showers through an open hopper head and empties into a ground level gully. Water from the kitchen sink also runs into a gully.