• The 4 Types Of Toilet Flushing Systems 01/02/2019

    In the last blog, we spoke about the different types of toilets that you can purchase and their pros and cons. Well, this week, our Doncaster plumber experts are going to be taking you through the different types of flushing systems your toilet can have. This is something that people generally don’t know much about …

  • The Pros And Cons Of 4 Different Toilet Types 16/01/2019

    There are over a dozen different toilet styles and designs that are used around the world today, but they all stem from four basic categories which we’ll be having a look at today: two-piece, one-piece, wall-hung and smart toilets. The two-piece toilet Like the name suggests, the two-piece toilet is assembled from two pieces – …

  • Detect A Leak Like A Pro With This Guide 21/09/2018

    A leaking faucet or fixture can hike your water bills up to ridiculous levels if you aren’t proactive with water leak detection. To put it into perspective, a leaking tap can waste up to 20,000 litres in a year, while a leaky toilet can easily waste around 16,000 litres per year. This is a cost …

  • How To Find The Perfect Kitchen Sink For You 19/09/2018

    A kitchen sink is a busy place from washing dishes, peeling potatoes, defrosting leftovers and filling up the kettle. You can imagine how the wrong sink can interrupt the flow of your kitchen. So what is the right type of sink for you? Don’t have a clue? No worries, your friendly experts at JPG plumbing …

  • How to Fix a Slow Running Drain 14/09/2018

    One of the most common plumbing problems we are called out to manage in Melbourne are slow running drains. Bathroom and kitchen sinks are particularly susceptible to this problem as they are heavily used (and misused). In this blog, we’ll take a look at the most common reasons that drains run slowly, how to work …

  • 7 Common Bathroom Remodelling Mistakes 06/09/2018

      Bathroom remodelling is a great way to add value to your property as well as make the interior of your home feel a little more modern. As a result, bathrooms are one of the most commonly renovated areas of the home. However, bathroom remodelling is not a cheap exercise and demands an even balance …

  • 10 Budget Friendly Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom Décor 03/09/2018

    In our last post, we gave you the lazy bones guide to bathroom spring cleaning. Now that all the dirty work is out of the way, you’re probably ready to freshen up your bathroom aesthetic- but where to start? How do you make a heavy traffic area like the bathroom stylish whilst keeping things practical? …

  • 10 Bathroom Spring Cleaning Hacks

    It’s spring again! That means the sun is coming back to the southern hemisphere and as the light gradually brightens and shines through your bathroom window it will begin to spotlight the detritus from a year’s worth of bathroom living which (spoiler alert) won’t be pretty.  Equally unappealing of course, is the thought of wasting …

  • 7 Places People Go Wrong When Renovating Their Bathroom 15/08/2018

    Renovations are, no doubt, a big job. And when renovating a part of the home that is as complex as the bathroom, renovations become even more complicated. There are so many areas people can make mistakes – from trying to be a DIY plumber, to forgetting to plan for sufficient lighting. And because the bathroom …

  • A Guide To Getting A Water Filter For Your Home 09/08/2018

      Are you considering getting a water filter but not so sure its worth the time and money? Well, that all depends on what you want to use it for. Does your tap water have a taste you don’t like? Are you concerned about contaminants in the water? Then a water filter might be able …

  • 5 Things You Should Never Fix Yourself 02/08/2018

    When it comes to household plumbing issues, you may think that you’ll save a few dollars by doing it yourself. While there are a lot of simple issues you can easily fix, there are some issues that are dangerous and need specialist attention. In the end, it may end up costing you more than it …

  • 8 Savvy Ways You Can Save Water At Home 15/06/2018

    When it comes to saving water, we’ve all been told to time our showers, improve our water leak detection and invest in a rainwater tank or similar catchment system. While these common ways to save water at home are effective, it can’t hurt to get a few more water-saving strategies under your belt. That’s why …

  • Design Cures for Bad Bathroom Habits 04/06/2018

    In the privacy of the bathroom humanity does some pretty gross things. The bathroom is meant to be a place where we go to get clean, but in the pursuit of this cleanliness, hygienic common sense and are good manners often forgotten. Sloppy bathroom etiquette has practical, social and pathological consequences: Practical Your bathroom gets …

  • 8 Ways To Prevent A Blocked Drain 01/06/2018

    A blocked drain can be a pain to deal with. While there are a number of home remedies that can help get rid of one, the best way to go is preventing the problem altogether. Today, we’re sharing eight tips that will help your drain stay clear of blockages before they appear. #1: Minimise what …

  • 7 Interesting Facts About plumbing 16/04/2018

    You may not know it but there are a lot of weird, wonderful and surprising facts about plumbing. We at JPG Plumbing are passionate expects when it comes to plumbing and in this blog, we are sharing our favourite plumbing facts.     Albert Einstein wanted to be a plumber   Albert Einstein famously said that …