Dyno-Rod draining and plumbing news

When something falls down the toilet your heart sinks, it’s normally your mobile phone and you find yourself rushing to find a bag of rice. But what if it was something that joined your heart to another, or even worse the engagement ring that your now husband lovingly bought for you?

On at work for around 50 years, many of them with very little job satisfaction due to feeling disengaged with a lack of team spirit, resulting in a long hard slog for all their working If someone knew how to avoid this on a permanent basis their findings would be universally acclaimed. Sadly, no one has all the answers, but what people do know is that if you make good friends at work and make that step to become more than just work colleagues, chances are your job satisfaction will improve.

Dyno Plumbing franchisee THH has won the Health and Safety Award at the National Building Awards 2019.

Top-rated companies strive for service excellence on a day-to-day basis. To receive accolades from customers gives tremendous satisfaction, giving you the belief that your efforts have been worthwhile. Achieving high levels of customer service involves the combined efforts of the entire team, and although sometimes not everyone is recognised, backroom staff build the pillars that become the foundation for a successful business.

Dyno-Rod East Midlands came to the rescue at East Midlands Dog Rescue. The dog rescue centre who are usually associated with being the rescuers found themselves in need of rescue. Timing couldn’t have been worse; the centre was opening to the public that morning to showcase their current dogs but the kennel’s water drains were blocked, resulting in dirty water spilling over the floor.

A dog, who got stuck in a fox’s den whilst exploring the area, was rescued by DYNO engineer Jamie Gifford, who worked tirelessly to free the pet in Hackney Marshes.

Let's face it, plumbing emergencies happen. Everyone at some point in their life has experienced problems like leaky pipes, blocked up drains, or seen what happens when pipes freeze. Every home, big or small, modest or luxurious, has to deal with pipes and every resident and homeowner should be prepared to solve at least a few of the standard plumbing emergencies on their own.

Being a homeowner is a rewarding experience. However, many homeowners aren't prepared for the unexpected, and sometimes experience issues such as leaky pipes and dripping taps that create unwanted stress.

Ultimately, the best way to alleviate stress and enjoy the homeowner's experience is by being proactive and taking the time to understand important aspects of your home to be ready to deal with issues as they arise. With that in mind, we're going to explain the difference between plumbing and drainage so that you can be better prepared.

You probably already know that plumbers use a lot of tools on a daily basis. You probably even own a few of these tools yourself, but how well do you know plumbing tools in general? Take a few minutes to see how many of the following five plumbing tools you can name and describe what they are used for.

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Nobody wants to be stuck in the house fixing the dripping taps or the broken toilet on a bank holiday weekend. Don't worry, we've got you covered. Let Dyno take care of this all for you, so you can enjoy yourself, relax and spend time with the family.
Exam Results Day can be stressful for parents and students alike. The phrase "flushing your life away" gets thrown around all too often. Well no more. Some things don't always go to plan, but we at Dyno would like to reassure you that everything's going to be alright. Let one of our engineers show you why...
There are millions of father’s out there, and many of them who balance their time between their job and being a dad. When you’re dashing home from the office as fast as you can to catch the kids before the bedtime story, there’s no doubt about it: dads make massive sacrifices to spend time with their children. We’re big fans of heart-warming stories, so we thought we’d share one of our favourite tales about being a dad, a Dyno engineer…and a football coach.
It’s rarely a quiet day for our hardworking Dyno heroes, but it’s not often we get a call to help rescue a rogue chinchilla. West London resident, Justine, sounded the alarm after her son Tom’s pet made a dash for freedom through a hole behind the toilet. Justine had used Dyno and their CCTV cameras before for some previous work on her home. Remembering how helpful they were in locating troublesome spots Justine gave Dyno a ring. Up stepped engineer, Jordan to search for and rescue the furry escapee.
Suzi Drew, Quality Development Manager at our JAF Services Ltd. Franchise and her team have embraced the annual Bristol Fashion Week a little differently. Instead of celebrating the south west’s biggest style event with haute couture, the office team at family-owned business instead donned a different style outfit for each day of the week. Monday found the team donning mismatched items of clothing – with more clashes the better – whereas Thursday was dedicated to putting on a show with punk-inspired clothing - there were safety pins and skulls aplenty in the office that day!

Prevent plumbing problems with our handy video guides


We know what a nightmare it can be when your plumbing goes to pot. And while our engineers are always happy to help, we also know that you're better off if you can avoid a call-out in the first place.

That's why we recently teamed up with James from Plumber Parts to bring you a series of videos that can help you keep your plumbing systems in top condition.  


Here's a quick round-up of our in-depth videos to help you get started:

Dyno’s nationwide team of drains and plumbing experts are celebrating today as we trial a new uniform, allowing them to dress the part for the heroic work they carry out 365 days of the year.

The revamped outfit is a dramatic change from the previous get-up of the grey and our trademarked fluorescent orange top and trousers combo we’ve come to associate with Dyno engineers around the country.

A wedding ring worn by a 97-year-old Towcester granny went missing after more than 75 years on her finger.

We all know about things that go bump in the night – but have you ever encountered an unexpected meowing coming from your wall cavities?

Following on from the unfortunate event that happened in September, Dyno franchise Roger Little North West 'Ltd', based in Stockport, 'started restoration on the Dogs' home.

Albert Wingfield joined Dyno Franchise Investments (Durham) Ltd early this year, to begin his plumbing journey.

Daisy’s owner who was based in Lancashire, was having work done in her kitchen, Daisy had somehow managed to worm her way under the floorboards.

At the Dyno Sheffield office, Nimrod Services Ltd, a panicked customer, James Hammond, called in asking Dyno to help him locate his mischievous hamster, Rolo.

A family run Dyno drains franchise, Runitem Ltd based in Washington, have become some what of an award winning business over the years.

Will you be racing to the toilet during half time in a rush to flush? Take a look at this infographic and you’ll see that a massive 45% of British sports fans will use the toilet during a break in play.

Dyno-Rod are asking householders to be extra vigilant following suspected bogus caller incidents in Kingston over the last few weeks. 

Ever wondered how often you should bleed your radiators or how best to protect your pipes in winter? Dyno plumbing and drains experts from the Basingstoke office will be on hand to answer all of your questions this Friday from 2-3pm.

Here at DynoRod, we understand that a persistent blocked drain can be a real nuisance. If you don’t get it sorted it can end up affecting your home and how you live. Sometimes, just using a drain rod is like using mouthwash for a tooth that needs a filling. It’s not enough.

Glitz and glamour might not be the first things that come to mind when you think about clearing blocked drains, but the vintage men of the sewers were actually stylish and high-class business men. The Don Draper of the drain clearing world was one Jim Zockoll, the dynamic entrepreneur who founded Dyno-Rod.

There’s no denying that it’s been cold outside recently. For many of us, the icy chill has kept us indoors as much as possible as we try to avoid the snow and ice.

There’s no denying that it’s been cold outside recently. For many of us, the icy chill has kept us indoors as much as possible as we try to avoid the snow and ice.

Dyno-Rod are asking householders to be extra vigilant following suspected bogus caller incidents in London over the last few weeks.

A Dyno-Rod franchisee from Norfolk was a recent finalist of the 2012 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year for London and the South East. The awards highlight excellence within the sector and the on-going commitment of those franchisees that set the standard for best practice in the industry.

Most of the time we just flush the toilet or let the water run down the sink without a second thought, but when a drain becomes blocked or obstructed it can be a real nuisance, not to mention the costly repair bills!

From time to time, all of us end up having problems with our bathroom plumbing. Whether you’ve got a blocked toilet, blocked waste pipe, or leaking taps, having some basic knowledge on how to cope can be a big help.

Mortgages are pretty hard to come by these days. As a result, many would-be home owners are spending longer living in rented accommodation. A recent government report found that there were 3.4 million privately rented homes in 2010 compared to just 2.4 million in 2005.

Dyno-Rod are delighted to be proud sponsors of one of the toughest, muddiest, most challenging endurance events in the world. Tough Mudder is a new style of event for the UK - 12 miles set across an army-style assault course that sees competitors brave mud, rain, wind and fire en route to the finish line.

Find out some of the more unusual causes of blocked drains, from mobile phones to farm animals!