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2 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Residential Plumbing System in Good Working Shape

Performing preventative maintenance on your residential plumbing system involves regularly inspecting your faucets, water pipes, valves, drains, sewer lines, plumbing appliances and all other plumbing components in order to identify and fix problems before they exacerbate and lead to costly repairs.  As a homeowner, you should arrange to have a qualified plumber

Three Ways to Prevent Lime Scale Build Up in your Hot Water Tank

Hard water causes a lot of problems in the plumbing systems and appliances in the home, and one of them is limescale build up. Limescale is a white chalky precipitate of calcium or magnesium bicarbonate, which adheres to the surface of plumbing fixtures when they repeatedly come into contact with hard water. When limescale is left unchecked in the water heater, it red

Is It Time to Get a New Hot Water Heater?

Hot water heaters usually last for many years before they need replacing, but of course even the most reliable brand and model will eventually wear out and break down. While you can sometimes repair a faulty hot water heater, you might want to consider when it may be time to get a new one, versus trying to "patch up" the old one. Not enough hot water Not getting enoug

3 Practical Tips for Preserving Your Water Heater Tank

Your hot water system is essential for your household's comfort and health. Therefore, you should protect the setup from premature and accelerated failure. The malfunction of the heater will expose your family to the danger and inconvenience of cold water use. Moreover, you should remember that the cost of repairing hot water systems and cylinders can be high. If you

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

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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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2 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Residential Plumbing System in Good Working Shape 15 October 2018
Performing preventative maintenance on your residential plumbing system involves regularly inspecting your faucets, water pipes, valves, drains, sewer

Three Ways to Prevent Lime Scale Build Up in your Hot Water Tank 28 September 2018
Hard water causes a lot of problems in the plumbing systems and appliances in the home, and one of them is limescale build up. Limescale is a white ch

Is It Time to Get a New Hot Water Heater? 1 May 2018
Hot water heaters usually last for many years before they need replacing, but of course even the most reliable brand and model will eventually wear ou

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