Keeping Your Plumbing System Operational

What To Do When You Have A Burst Pipe

A burst pipe can occur out of the blue and at any time. However, the most common time to experience this potentially damaging problem is during the winter months. When pipes become frozen, the water inside them can expand. As the frozen water starts to expand it can cause the pipe to burst and water to start pouring out. If you are not at home or don't notice the burst pipe for a long period, you could suffer extensive water damage.   Read More...

5 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Blocked Drains

Drain blockages are one of the most common reasons for calling out a domestic plumbing service. If you have noticed your kitchen sink draining slowly, your drains could be starting to develop a blockage, which is a problem you should never ignore. To avoid the situation getting any worse, adopt these five drain-friendly habits in your home. 1. Put Cooking Grease in the Bin, Not Down the Sink When you have oil left in the pan after cooking your favourite meal, your instinct might be to pour the grease down the sink and leave the pan to soak.   Read More...

DIY Unclogging of Kitchen Sink Drains Using a Plunger

Virtually every Australian household will face plumbing problems at some point, regardless of how well they take care of their plumbing system. Knowing how to deal with minor plumbing issues in the home can go a long way in keeping plumbing repair costs down. But when it comes to major plumbing problems, it is best to hire a specialist. Kitchen drains are highly susceptible to clogging or slow-draining because they often experience a lot of traffic on an everyday basis.   Read More...

Answering Commonly Asked Questions About Getting a New Hot Water Heater for Your Home

Your home's hot water heater is one of the most important appliances you can own; the power needed for heating water is often one  of the biggest utility costs you face, and trying to go without hot water because of a broken or malfunctioning heater can be very inconvenient! Note a few commonly asked questions about getting a new hot water heater for your home, so you know when to have a new one installed and how to have this done properly.   Read More...

Three Signs That You Need a New Water Heater in Your Home

A failing water heater can be a source of freezing showers in the home, not to mention the thousands of dollars that may be incurred in repairs or purchasing a new unit. Sadly, in most households, little attention is paid to the water heater as it's usually installed out of sight. Regular inspection of this unit can help identify defects before your heater breaks down. This way you can budget for a new unit and prevent inconveniences and unnecessary repair costs.   Read More...