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 […]
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 […]
Ah – the dreaded utility bill. We always seems to forget that they’ll come every quarter, and when they do finally pop up in the letter box (especially after a very hot summer or a very cold winter) the figure that pops up can sometimes come as a surprise. At least you’re not some […]
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Sydney Homeowners: Don’t blow it all on a hot water tank If you’re a homeowner with a hot water heater, you may have convinced yourself that maintenance on these wonderful devices would only occur very rarely – if ever. Sure, you could get about a decade of perfect work out of a hot water […]
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Sydney Goes Grey: Greywater What is greywater anyway? It’s the useable (once treated) wastewater from a range of sources around the home which includes your bath, bathroom basin, laundry and shower. It does not include blackwater, which is unusable wastewater from toilets. With Australia being the world’s driest continent and the looming threat of global […]
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The Bountiful Benefits of Natural Gas With a sharp change of weather in the past couple of weeks, Sydneysiders are looking at winter warming options perhaps a little earlier than expected. Natural gas is becoming a popular option, and it’s not hard to see why – the benefits are numerous and, should you decide […]
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Plumbing Emergency or Plumbing Annoyance, it’s Never Good Sydney could stand to save more water! Toilet leaks are easy to diagnose and repair, saving you hundreds of dollars a year – if you know how. A continuously running toilet can waste up to 60, 000 litres of water per year? That is equivalent to around […]
It’s a great feeling to be able to have your friends over and say “Oh, the bathroom? Yeah, I did that. All me.” Of course, the reality is you won’t be able to do it all without a registered plumber but there’s still plenty for you to do that won’t be intensely plumbing-related. However, renovating […]
Plumbing doesn’t always have to be a serious. Like with any profession, there’s the temptation to create something a little silly with your skills. Some New Zealand blokes did just that and pulled one of the best pranks ever. Now we’re left wondering how long it’ll be till something like this shows up in Sydney. […]
Image via Shutterstock. Drains and pipes are the veins and arteries of your household’s plumbing system, and like any well-functioning part of your household (or body, if we keep using that analogy) they require care and maintenance to ensure optimal performance. When pipes are cracked or broken, it is only ever brought to the attention of the […]