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The Why and How of Drains and Sewers

In parts of the world without adequate drainage systems, sewage often ends up contaminating water supplies used for drinking or bathing. As well as just being plain unpleasant, this exposes people living in such area to things like cholera, typhoid, dysentery, schistosomiasis, hepatitis A, intestinal nematode infections and other awful diseases. Drainage and sewerage are […]

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December 12, 2017 By

Blocked Drains: What are they and how do I get rid of them?

They’re not as rare as you’d think – blocked drains are one of the most common reasons that plumbers get called out to a home. Blocked drains tend to occur at some stage in most homes and businesses, and need to be attended to immediately by an experienced plumber before the condition worsens.   Blocked […]

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September 15, 2017 By

How Can I Unblock A Drain On My Own?

While it’s always best to call your local plumber in the event of a blocked drain, there are home-grown methods you can use if you’ve assessed the situation and it doesn’t look too dire. Here are a few tried (and sometimes true) methods.   Blocked Drain DIY #1: Pour boiling water down the drain Many […]

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June 3, 2017 By

What’s the Benefit of a Plumbing CCTV Inspection?

  When your plumbing system works well you conserve not only precious water, but energy and money, too. Even the slowest of slow drips can waste up to 12 litres of water a month – or 144 litres a year! In order to keep your plumbing system in good working order it’s a good idea […]

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May 8, 2014 By

What Causes Blocked Drains?

Blocked drains never happens at the right time; these handy tips will help you, hopefully, avoid them. Everyone has had the unfortunate incident of dealing with a bothersome blocked drains. Image via Shutterstock Drain blockages are quite a common issue and tend to occur at some stage in most homes and businesses. Blocked drains need to be […]

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February 13, 2014 By

Sydney Plumbing Experts: How Do Drain Cleaners Work?

Now I ain’t calling you Sydneysiders dirty, but it’s a fact of life that no drain is ever going to stay clean, because no waste water you ever flush away is going to be clean. Of course, any home handyman, not just a plumbing contractor, can tell you that if you want your drain to […]

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November 1, 2013 By

Clogged Kitchen Pipes | GF James Plumbing

When it comes to the plumbing in your Sydney home, after the bathroom, the kitchen is where you’ll use your home’s plumbing the most. For the healthy and clean preparation of food, there’s a lot of washing involved whether it’s your hands, the dishes, or even the food itself. To get the most out of […]

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August 20, 2013 By

Blocked Drains and Relining Pipes

Blocked drains in Sydney are hardly as rare as hen’s teeth. It’s a busy city. And you get your fair share of damaged pipes too. But what can you do about it? Well, we now have the technology to deal with some nuisances. GF James Plumbing is at the technological forefront of plumbing in Sydney […]

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July 31, 2013 By