How to Not Have Unexpected Flood Inside Your House

Can your Disconnector Gully grate be removed?

Make sure it can. Because if there is a sewage blockage like in this video, you don’t want the unexpected flood inside your house.

There was a sewage blockage down the street, and it flooded someone’s front yard.

It’s terrible, but it could’ve been worse.

Thankfully the Disconnector Gully (DG) grate could be removed, or else, instead of flooding their front yard, it would have been flooding inside their house.

This is why it’s important to make sure that your DG grate can be removed. So if this ever happens, worse comes to worse, the water comes out to your front yard, not inside your house.

But don’t you worry.

We have done an exclusive DIY video on how to solve blocked drain with a mop in case your drain ever blocks up. We also show you how to make sure your DG grate can be removed.

If you can’t sort out the blockage yourself, give us a call. We’ll be happy to help. Avoid the unexpected flood.

More about Disconnector Gully/Trap

The disconnector trap (DT) is a pipe coming out of the ground which is sealed off with a grate to stop rubbish getting into it.

It is a very important pipe as it allows the wastewater to escape if the plumbing system gets blocked. You always find it outside the house, so that it would release any overflow water outside the building.

It is also very important to make sure that the people in the building know that they must not put anything down the DT. For example, children must not drop sand or rubbish into it, and people must not pour cooking fat or other food waste into it.