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Save water around your home

Posted on: May 12, 2017 by in Plumbing tips
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Want some ideas on how to save water use around your home. This video has some great tips on how to save water around your home, which means you are saving dollars and your water bill will not be as big One interesting point that they make which I had never thought of is that you pay twice for your water, once for the water itself and once for the cost of heating it. Often we don't think of this...but it makes sense. Watch this video to get ideas as to how you can save on your water and Continue Reading ...

How to fix a leaking toilet

Posted on: January 29, 2017 by in Plumbing tips
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Need to fix a leaking toilet? A leaking toilet can be annoying, plus also wastes a lot of water so it is important to get onto the problem as soon as you can. Before you make a call to your local plumber, take a look at the video below as you may just be able to fix it all by yourself. Some important tips for when you fix a leaking toilet -  make sure the water is turned off and you have flushed all of the water out of the cistern. Also have a bucket and towels ready for any Continue Reading ...

How much water does a leaking tap use…

Posted on: December 3, 2016 by in Plumbing tips
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Do you have a leaking tap, a dripping shower or a toilet that has a constant run. Have you at times been tempted not to worry about it...just let it drip or run. Or left it a little to long before getting it fixed. Take a look at how much water a leaking tap can accumulate over the period of a year...you may be surprised. Amazing really - 11 bathtubs of water!!! and for the toilet 4 backyard swimming pools!!! Even if you leave it for just a short time, this is still going to be a Continue Reading ...

Quick Fixes for a Plumbing Issue

Posted on: October 6, 2016 by in Plumbing tips
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Got a plumbing issue - what can you do? If you find yourself with a plumbing issue or emergency but find out it could be a while before the plumber gets to your house, there are some things that you can do to help minimize the damage. For example, if you have a pipe that is leaking, the best thing you can do is shut the water off. This means you will have no more water leaks and can have peace of mind until the plumber is able to take a look. If you need to keep using the water, and Continue Reading ...

Tips For Clearing Blocked Drains

Posted on: September 10, 2016 by in Plumbing tips
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Do you have a blocked drain? If yes, then we have some simple tips for clearing blocked drains. Sometimes, you might find that you have blocked drains and the plumber cannot get to your residence as quickly as you would like...and you need to shut down your water. Here are some tips to see if you can clear your blocked drain. Buy a good quality plunger A plunger should be the first thing that you use to help with clearing blocked drains. Plungers are typically economical and very Continue Reading ...

Is it a plumbing problem?

Posted on: July 11, 2016 by in Plumbing tips
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Let's take a look at the plumbing systems in your home When it comes to maintenance around the house, plumbing is often an area that should be left to a professional. When you try and do it yourself, you can end up with more problems and it then ends up being more expensive than if you had called the plumber in to fix the original issue. Calling a plumber in means you have a professional with a working knowledge and skill set that the average home owner won't have. There are four different Continue Reading ...

10 Water Saving Tips from Your Local Plumber

Posted on: May 10, 2016 by in Plumbing tips
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We thought that it might be helpful to take a look at some water saving tips. The more you can save water, the better it is for the environment but also for your hip pocket. Some of these are fairly simple, but it is amazing how often we forget...for example having a shorter shower. Here are some great tips that we think you will love: Turn off the tap when you brush your teeth, this can save 6 litres of water per minute. And when lathering hands Take a shorter shower. Shower can Continue Reading ...