- 15 Genuinely Interesting Facts About Toilets
This week we’ve cobbled together 15 eye opening facts about the humblest of bathroom appliances, with a bare minimum of toilet humour (we promise).
- 7 Ways to Add a Touch of Luxury to your Bathroom
Is your bathroom feeling a little lacklustre? This week we look at seven simple (and not particularly expensive) ways you can make your bathroom a little more luxurious.
- 5 Things You Should Never Put Down the Drain
Although it’s tempting to dispose of waste and chemicals by either pouring them down the sink or flushing them down outdoor drains, care must be taken to ensure anything washed down the drain isn’t going to pose a risk to the environment, marine life, human health and your plumbing. Here’s a handy list of things …
- Chemical Free Ways to Fix a Blocked Drain
Commercial drain cleaning chemicals are some of the harshest and most hazardous household cleaning agents on the market. Happily, there are plenty of other harmless concoctions of common household ingredients which can be used to manage minor plumbing blockages. This week, we look at three blocked drain fixers that are less hazardous alternatives to commercial cleaning …
- How to Stop Your Shower From Running Cold this Winter
There’s nothing worse than going to have a hot shower on a cold winter’s morning and having the water run cold after a couple of minutes. Fortunately, there are a few ways to prevent against this irksome problem, so you can keep looking forward to your morning shower. Consider your usage If you’re consistently enduring …
- 5 Ways to Make Bath Time Fun for Kids
At the end of the day, trying to coax an overtired toddler or pre-schooler ensconced in play to take a bath can be an uphill battle and an unpleasant chore both parent and child come to resent. But the bath doesn’t have to be a battleground, in fact it can be a unique opportunity to …
- How to Prevent Against Bathroom Slips
The bathroom is a common area for slip and fall accidents within the home, so it’s important to take steps to safeguard this area, especially if you have elderly family members or small children at home. Read on for some handy hints on making your bathroom slip proof, from easy DIY solutions to renovations. Ditch …
- Bathroom Cleaning Hacks
Let’s face it, cleaning the bathroom is nobody’s idea of a good time. Here are a few clever bathroom cleaning hacks that will save you both time and money. Shaving cream can be used to polish your faucets Rub shaving cream onto your faucets and then wipe off with a clean, slightly damp cloth for …
- 3 Signs You Need to Replace or Repair Your Hot Water System
When it comes to hot water systems, it’s better to address any problems sooner rather than later, in order to avoid sudden failure of the water heater when you need it the most. Here are 3 key signs that your hot water system requires repair or needs to be replaced altogether.
- A Guide to Maintaining Storm-Proof Plumbing
Melbourne’s weather is expected to get a lot wilder and wetter over the coming months, so now’s the time to take steps to ensure your home, along with your plumbing, is stormproof. Follow our handy guide to winter storm-proofing to keep your family safe and dry this winter. Check your gutters and drains One of …
- How to know if your toilet is in need of repair: 5 common toilet problems
A leaking toilet or weak flush can be not only annoying but extremely costly as your household may end up consuming an unnecessarily large amount of water. Here are 5 of the most common problems you can have with your toilet at home and possible solutions.
- Signs You Have a Plumbing Problem
Naturally, all issues you may have with your plumbing should be tended to sooner rather than later, however sometimes you may not even know you have a plumbing problem until it’s too late. Avoid the extra stress and fees involved in emergency plumbing and be on the lookout for some of the tell-tale signs of …
- Plumbing Problems You Should Never DIY
If you have some handy skills, it can be tempting to try to fix problems around the house yourself without the help of a professional, however sometimes DIY repair jobs can cause even bigger problems. When it comes to common plumbing issues, there are some things that are best left to the professionals. Read on …
- Plumbing Issues to Consider During a Renovation
Home renovations are an exciting prospect, and although many people’s main goal when undertaking renovations is to update the look and increase the value of their home, they’re also a great opportunity to fix structural faults. If you live in an older style house, of which there are many in Melbourne, it’s wise to take …
- How to Fix Low Water Pressure
Low water pressure is annoying and frustrating. It can ruin your day if you love a good, hot shower in the morning. If you know what causes low water pressure, you can find a quick solution when the problem raises its ugly head. Let’s explore the usual causes of weak water pressure and find out …