Eco-Friendly Drain Cleaning

How to Clear a Blocked Drain? There are simply no two ways about it. When it comes to a blocked drain, do you use chemicals, or not? How about considering what you would and wouldn’t pour down a sink. When you think of it that way, you might want to spare a second thought the […]

Find a Proper Gas Fitter

Not every plumber is licensed to do gas fitting work. A licensed Gas Fitter is trained and able to work on your gas related service so make sure you always used them for any installations, repairs or renovations involving gas. Licensed Gas Fitters install hot water systems and heaters, disconnect, reconnect and relocate all gas […]

Preventing Backflow

Backflow itself, is the unintended flow or water (or other liquids) from a potentially polluted source into the potable water supply. Backflow prevention is a practise where we put in measures to ensure that the contamination doesn’t happen. There are 2 key terms associated with backflow they are: BACKSIPHONAGE – Backsiphonage is when the water […]

Water Pressure Issues

Did you know that your water pressure affects the life of your appliances? If you have a high level of water pressure for hot &/or cold water you can cause damage to your taps, dishwasher, washing machine, shower heads, pipes and more. Controlling your pressure Making sure you have the right amount of pressure will […]

Banging Pipes

Have you ever been in a room where it sounds like a hammer is banging away inside the walls? In the plumbing trade it’s called “Water Hammer”. That banging noise is the pipes reacting when taps are turned on/off quickly or when, for example, the clothes washing machine and dishwashing machines are both turned on […]

Water Saving Tips

In many parts of the world the heat is very dry and the summer is enduring. So we turn on our air conditioners, consume more water and try and keep our gardens alive. In Australia, the average water consumption is 500 liters per day which puts Aussies among the highest water consumers in the world! […]

Hot Water Pressure

Making sure your water pressure off your hot water services should ideally be done every 5 years for externally located units, and every 2 years for internally located units. This is generally what’s involved in maintaining a unit: Clean pilot and burner. De-sludge cylinder. Measure water pressure. Measure water temperature. Check and replace anode if […]

Save Time and Money on Taps

There are a few simple things that you can do with your taps to make them last longer and work better. Checking that your taps are in good shape every 2 years is a good rule of thumb, but this can vary depending on the water pressure and how frequently you use the tap. How […]