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When to Call a Plumber to Your Home

One of the worst mistakes you can make as a homeowner is to think that you can or should manage your home's plumbing repairs and maintenance by yourself. Properly installing plumbing pieces and addressing problems like blocked drains and leaks is often more difficult than you might realize, and even a small mistake on your part can mean future plumbing emergencies. No

Landlords: A Guide to Keeping Your Drains Clear

As a landlord, you will be used to dealing with the multitude of problems which can occur in the properties that you rent out to people. One common problem many landlords face is dealing with blocked drains. Thankfully, when it comes to plumbing problems, there are a number of steps you can take which will help to prevent problems such as blocked drains before they oc

What a Homeowner Needs to Know About Plumbing Emergencies in the Home

Plumbing problems in a home should never be ignored, as small leaks or clogs or even a slow running drain can signal much more serious plumbing problems behind the walls. These seemingly minor problems can also turn into major plumbing disasters if left unchecked. If your home has a sudden plumbing problem, note a few important considerations about such an issue so yo

Everyday Tips for Maintaining Your Home's Plumbing Fixtures and Pipes

High-quality plumbing fixtures and pipes that are properly installed in a home should last for many years before they need repair or replacement, but the way you maintain those fixtures and pipes will also affect their overall longevity. There is much that a homeowner can do to keep the water flowing freely through pipes, and to avoid leaks and outright ruptures in th

Hydro-Jetting vs. Power Rodding — How These Relatively Modern Tools Are Used to Clear Blockages in Pipes

Advances in plumbing technology have changed how today's plumbers work for the better. Long gone are the days when a plumber's snake was the weapon of last resort for dislodging difficult drain and sewer pipe blockages that couldn't be cleared with a plunger. These days, there are newer (and better) plumbing techniques for unclogging clogs in such plumbing lines. Two

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Hello! My name is Carl. I live in the city of Sydney, Australia. I recently moved into an older property which has many period features. Unfortunately, it also had a period hot water system. This hot water system was so old, it barely functioned at all. I soon got tired of taking cold showers in the morning so I decided to call in a plumber. He did a great job of installing a modern hot water system which now means I can enjoy a steaming hot shower every morning. I'm that impressed with his work, I decided to learn more about plumbing and start a blog.

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When to Call a Plumber to Your Home 5 January 2018
One of the worst mistakes you can make as a homeowner is to think that you can or should manage your home's plumbing repairs and maintenance by yourse

Landlords: A Guide to Keeping Your Drains Clear 29 November 2017
As a landlord, you will be used to dealing with the multitude of problems which can occur in the properties that you rent out to people. One common pr

What a Homeowner Needs to Know About Plumbing Emergencies in the Home 29 November 2017
Plumbing problems in a home should never be ignored, as small leaks or clogs or even a slow running drain can signal much more serious plumbing proble

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