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 […]
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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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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Have you ever been sitting on your toilet and found yourself wondering how the whole experience could just be that little more glamorous? Some New York designers have come up with a way to make ordinary plumbing as fabulous as possible but don’t expect to see any toilets like this in Sydney anytime soon. Image sourced from […]
With Sydney being one of the most expensive places to live in the world, it never hurts to be a little bit more conscious of the dollar and learn how to save where you can without drastically changing your lifestyle. Home’s a good place to start, especially in the kitchen, which is a major consumer […]
Priorities – the Brits need to get them in order, apparently. According to a survey conducted by London’s Science Museum, being connected on Facebook – a service that has existed since 2004 – is more important than flushing toilets – a service that has existed since 3100 BC. Of course, there is more than one way to […]
In the average Sydney home, it’s in the bathroom where almost half of the household’s total water consumption happens. This makes sense when you consider the fact that the bathroom is essentially a room all about water, whether it’s washing or removing waste. But just because you’ve got to use water in the bathroom it […]
You might’ve heard of Duchamp’s work of art called ‘Fountain’ – or you might know it better as a urinal presented as a piece of modern art. Duchamp offered that urinal as art almost a 100 years ago, but that doesn’t mean people don’t still see their urinals as art. You might not see these […]
In Sydney alone, almost one and a half million litres of water is used every day. Water’s truly the world’s most precious resource, and by making sure you’ve got green plumbing, you can help reduce the amount of water used each day. But how do you make your plumbing green and environmentally friendly? (image: Shutterstock) […]