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Unfortunately, it’s very easy to fall prey to some simple plumbing mistakes, that can end up costing more time and money down the road. There are a lot of simple plumbing problems that occur around the home, with some homeowners trying to fix the problem on their own rather than calling out a Sydney plumber. Did you know that even the

Save Water with These Tips

Posted on 18/07/2018
Category: Plumbing Tips
Everybody wants to save money, and when you save water, you are saving money. The good news is you don’t have to do anything *drastic* just a few simple changes will have a significant impact. • Find and fix any leaks – constantly running toilets and dripping taps can be fixed at home, often without the need to call a plumber.

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Posted on 20/06/2018
Category: Plumbing Tips
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Replacing your toilet in seven steps

Posted on 20/06/2018
Category: Plumbing Tips
Whether you are re-setting an old toilet following a bathroom renovation or installing a brand-new water-efficient toilet, removing and replacing a toilet is a simple and straightforward job that you can complete in a day. STEP 1 Switch OFF the water before you do anything! If your bathroom doesn’t have a stopcock in the room, switch off the water at
When you need an emergency plumber, Plumber’s Direct are Sydney most trusted service for all your commercial plumbing needs. Plumbing systems are complicated, and if you or your tenants notice anything that seems wrong; blockages, knocking, leaks etc. call the team of emergency plumbers on 1300 896 508. With a plumbing service available 24/7 you know you can call a

Signs you have a serious drainage issue

Posted on 20/06/2018
Category: Plumbing Tips
When you are buying a new home, you want to make sure everything is functioning just as it should. Likewise, if you have been in your home 6 months or 16 years, you still want everything *running smoothly*. When you first move in you check the roof for leaks, check the floorcoverings for signs of water damage and you check

Prevent leaks with these tips

Posted on 19/06/2018
Category: Plumbing Tips
Leaking Taps – When you turn an outside tap on, and you get water leaking from around the handle it could mean a loose packing nut or a faulty washer. Using a wrench or pliers try tightening the nut first. If the leak persists even after you have tightened the nut, turn off the water to the house, remove the

When to call an emergency plumber

Posted on 19/06/2018
Category: Plumbing Tips
As a homeowner, it can be difficult to work out what issue requires you to make a call to an emergency plumber. Sadly, things can go wrong – often in the middle of the night, and you need to decide quickly whether to call an emergency plumber or not. These are some common plumbing issues that occur around the home.
If you have noticed some water dribbling from your hot water system, don’t call emergency plumbers just yet. In the summer heat the valves in your hot water system can leak, they are designed to release a small amount of water – especially on hot days – to regulate the pressure in the water tank. If, however, the release is
A good plumber is hard to find, regardless of your situation and plumbing needs. Whether building a new home or you require them for commercial purposes, such as maintenance and emergencies for your restaurant or hotel. Finding a good reliable plumber is crucial for your business to keep it running smoothly – plus your staff and your customers will appreciate
Sadly, we are ALL guilty of, at one time or another, putting something down the sink that we shouldn’t. It’s a lot easier just to pour, or let something go down the drain, after all, it can’t hurt, can it? While your drains are probably working quite well now, it’s only a matter of time before all that grease and
If you have decided to tackle a renovation of your bathroom, laundry or kitchen, there are a few things you need to think about. When you call out for your plumbers in Sydney, these are the top questions to ask: Does my renovation need a *development application*? If you want to add anything major – such as an extra bathroom

Steps for Checking Your Water Heater

Posted on 24/01/2018
Category: Plumbing Tips
If you suddenly find you don’t have hot water, it could be that one of the elements in your hot water service is at fault. Electric water heater element testing is one way to determine if one or both elements have failed. In a typical electric water heater, you have four parts that could have failed, any one of these

How Pipe Straps Work

Posted on 20/12/2017
Category: Plumbing Tips
Pipe straps can be used to help quieten noisy pipes. If your pipes are rattling, squeaking or banging it doesn’t necessarily mean that your pipes need to be replaced. The air inside the pipes the can cause noises. Another source of noise is the water that is flowing into the pipes – if its level is too high and any

What to Do If The Toilet won’t Flush

Posted on 20/12/2017
Category: Plumbing Tips
Your toilet is used every day, so you need it to flush, time and time again without fail. Unfortunately, the toilet can clog, which always seems to happen at the most inconvenient time, and if your toilet is starting to overflow, it’s even worse. Unfortunately, if your toilet does start to overflow, there frequently isn’t much an amateur plumber can

How to Choose New Taps

Posted on 20/12/2017
Category: Plumbing Tips
Of all the fixtures in your home, the kitchen faucet is probably the fixture we use the most, in most households the humble kitchen tap is used up to 40 times a day. From washing hands to rinsing plates, washing vegetables, filling the kettle or washing the dishes, at the end of the day, the kitchen tap gets a real

How to Handle A Dripping Toilet

Posted on 05/12/2017
Category: Plumbing Tips
A dripping toilet can be a major annoyance, especially if it never seems to want to stop! It can also lead to a big waste of water so you should get to the bottom of it as soon as possible. Follow these steps to fix your dripping toilet by yourself at home. Step 1: Is the overflow tube being triggered?

What to Do If Your Ceiling is Leaking

Posted on 05/12/2017
Category: Plumbing Tips
If you notice a leak in your ceiling, there’s a probable hole in your roof. But if it hasn’t been raining, it’s far more likely that there’s a problem with the plumbing. By the time water comes through and starts dripping on the floors, the problem is pretty severe. Usually, you’ll notice the beginnings of a leak through discoloured patches
When it comes to your toilet, there are some guidelines that you should follow to make sure that you aren’t doing damage to your systems and our underlying waterways, too. 10 Things You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet Tampons: While it might seem convenient to flush tampons down the toilet, these are not to be flushed as they are

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