My washing machine is backflowing into my sink when it drains. I have cleaned out the sink trap, which has improved the situation somewhat - it's still backflowing but not as much. Does this mean the pipes are blocked too?
This could certainly be a reason. If the washing machine has only recently been plumbed in and this is happening from the word go then we suspect bad plumbing but if the macine has been there for a while and this has only just started then, yes,a blockage is most likely.
DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!