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When considering purchasing a new home, in London or Hertfordshire there are so many things to think about. One of them should be the drains, nobody wants to buy a new home to discover that they have a drainage problem that was not picked up previously by the surveyor or property owners.

By considering having drains inspected and investing in a homebuyers drain survey report you will get a better understanding of the condition of the underground pipework running through and around the property potential drainage problems can be very costly to repair.

Nowadays mortgage companies require a surveyor’s report before they will agree, surveyor’s lack the equipment to be able to assess the full condition of the drainage system and this poses a great risk on the potential buyer the drainage system may have deteriorated over the years.

Our specialist home buyers drain survey report or pre-purchase drainage survey report will identify any issues within the drainage system, including blockages, fractures, collapsed pipes, displaced joints, root intrusions, and leaks which could lead to subsidence.

We can provide MSCC5 compliant home buyers drain survey and private drainage surveys report which will satisfy all parties including solicitors for the CON29DW’s.

Drain 247 Pre-Purchase Drain Survey survey reports include:

  • A full written report & DVD
  • Drain survey report via email
  • Manhole depths and locations
  • Drain map of the drainage system
  • Recommendations and costs for remedial work

Our engineers a fully licensed and insured and have a wealth of experience in drainage surveying and in using the very latest equipment and digital technologies.

Why Would I Need a Home Buyers Drain Survey?

  • Subsidence
  • Damaged Drain
  • Problems with rats
  • Buying a new home
  • Building an extension
  • Who responsible for repairing or maintaining drains
  • Need to know if the drains are private, shared, public

Check The Drains Before You Commit

Many property owners in London and Hertfordshire are unaware that they may be defects in within the drainage pipework’s, out of sight out of mind. As a professional company, we would always recommend that any new homebuyers should consider having a private drainage surveys or a homebuyer drain survey carried out maybe you’re wondering why should I bother, I can save some money.  Sometimes that may not be case. If a problems is discovered after you have bought the property, you may have difficulty in finding an insurer that will pay for the remedial work or going back to the vendor to negotiate the price for the repairs. A Pre-Purchase Drain Survey will simply avoid these problems.

Survey We Carry Out

  • Domestic CCTV drain survey
  • Pre-purchase Drain inspection
  • Manhole location & pipework depths
  • CAD mapping of the drainage system
  • Commercial CCTV drain survey inspection
  • Drain mapping, location GPS charting

Service & Price Details

Our Home Buyers Drain Survey or Pre-Purchase Drainage Surveys cost are based on how many manholes there are on-site and if the drainage system requires cleaning. A standard terraced house in London and Hertfordshire would normally take 1 hours to survey and 45min to clean the drainage pipe works for an engineer to be able to produce a quality Home Buyers Drain Survey report.


Contact the team at Drain 247 for Home Buyers Drain Surveys 


Contact our friendly team of drainage experts today and get a fast, fixed price quotation by a trusted UK drain company. We provide expert private drainage surveys or a Pre-Purchase Drain Survey for a fixed price call  feel free to can get in touch via our contact form or call us.

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