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Tips for Handling Blocked Drains in Your Home

Blocked drains are a nuisance to homeowners because of the smell they produce if the blockade has been around for some time. Additionally, the unsightly debris that overflows from the blocked gully is a health hazard. In most such instances, it is recommended that you seek the services of a professional plumber. However, there might come a time when a plumber may not

Burst pipes: Causes, Detection and Prevention

A major threat to your plumbing system is the development of undetected leaks in and eventual burst pipes. However, a burst pipe does not occur overnight. Thus, to prevent something catastrophic from happening, you need to know what the principal causes are, learn how to discern the potential risk of this occurring and also be aware of what measures to take to prevent

An Inspection Checklist for Your Water Tank

 Many homes have elevated water tanks to ensure that the water keeps flowing at an appropriate pressure throughout the house. It is essential for any prospective homebuyer to inspect the tank and its related systems to rule out any serious problems. Below are some of the things a plumber undertaking the inspection exercise should cover. Overflow or leakage T

Mobility Issues? Consider These 3 Options for Making Your Bath and Shower Safer

The simple act of taking a bath or a shower can become problematic when you have mobility issues. Instead of just hoping for the best, it's more beneficial to take proactive steps in order to make your bath and shower safer. Some methods for improving safety can be rather basic, such as making sure that you always have a bath mat with a rubberised undercoating for max

Has Your Pool Pump Lost Its Prime?

At the centre of any pool system is a pool pump. The pump keeps pool water moving so as to ensure the water is clean and safe for swimming, but it also makes the water crystal clear for aesthetic purposes. Despite being turned on, pool pumps sometimes fail to circulate water because air has gotten into the pump. When this happens, a pool pump is said to have lost its

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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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3 Practical Tips for Preserving Your Water Heater Tank 5 March 2018
Your hot water system is essential for your household's comfort and health. Therefore, you should protect the setup from premature and accelerated fai

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

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