drain rod

drain rod

n
(Building) one of a series of flexible rods with threaded ends that screw together and can be pushed to and fro in a drain to clear a blockage
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If it is near the bottom, you may need to use a drain rod or take a section of the pipe apart to clear it.
Blockages that are trickier to reach will need to be dislodged using a narrow gauge drain rod, which is usually much like the coat hanger device,but consists of a longer length of wire on a reel.
I don't want anything, '' she hollered, screwing on another drain rod.
Blockages that are trickier to reach will need to be dislodged using a narrow-gauge drain rod, which is usually much like the coathanger device but consists of a longer length of wire on a reel.
The father-of-four owns a home improvement company and says he has put drain rods down the length of the street himself, as well as shovelling compacted sewage from the open drain in Cedric Close.
We have had drain cleaning franchisees from York and Doncaster calling on their way to jobs for items such as drain rods, hand tools and jetting hoses.
I will now send some drain rods along the drain to ascertain how far it goes and if there are any blockages, to see if we can make use of it again.
If you can't reach, try flexible drain rods or a garden hose turned on full.
If this doesn't work then you may need to try using drain rods from the top.
Various sizes of ladders are available, along with carpet cleaners, shampoos, drain rods, drain testers and chain saws.
In one sequence, they dig out part of the chamber to improve access, while drain rods push the fox to one end before a terrierman shoots it.
You will need drain rods, rubber gloves, a disposable container like a plastic cup and a screwdriver.