Why Does My Bathroom Smell So Bad? If you’ve ever walked into your bathroom and wondered why it smells like you’ve stepped into an underground sewer, don’t be too alarmed – this is normal. It’s not good, but it’s relatively normal. It may not be an issue that you need to call your local plumber […]
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The Best Phone Apps To Stay Water Conscious There’s a phone app for everything these days – from the functional to the frivolous, it seems that the app market is still booming and open to ideas. We’re fascinated with the apps concerned with water use – here are some of our favourites, for […]
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We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again – as tempting as it seems, do not attempt to DIY any plumbing work, no matter how easy shows like The Block make it look. We’ve shown you how shoddy DIY jobs can end up, but the reality is that your personal safety is at […]
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 is one of the most popular professions in Sydney. Demand is almost always high and, in turn, so are the costs for a call-out. While advertised prices appear low on an advertisement or website, that tends to be solely for the cost of the plumber call-out. Once the plumber has entered your home or […]
Image via Shutterstock. Did You Know? The laundry accounts for 15-20% of all water consumed in the home, making it a high consumer of water, detergents and energy. However, this doesn’t have to remain the case – you can save water, energy and, most importantly, money, with a little bit of know-how. Here are a […]
There’s a place and time for DIY. If you’re handy and hardy, feel free to replace sink taps and shower heads, hook up sinks and washing machines. That’s fine. However, just because you’ve accomplished those tasks without flooding the house or electrocuting yourself does not a plumber make. Without professional tools or know-how you could […]
There’s more to plumbing than fixing leaky taps and unblocking toilets. It’s one of Western civilisations oldest professions and, as such, has a lot of history behind it! Here are a few of our favourite plumbing facts we’ve found along the way… (Image source: Shutterstock) After saying that he would become a plumber if he had to […]