• A Guide to Maintaining Storm-Proof Plumbing 10/04/2017

    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 …

  • toilet repair by plumber with plunger 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  31/03/2017

    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 29/03/2017

    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 21/03/2017

    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 …

  • low water pressure in shower head How to Fix Low Water Pressure 20/03/2017

    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 …

  • Where to Find The Best Public Toilets in Melbourne 08/03/2017

    As Melbourne plumbers, we like to think of ourselves are experts when it comes to knowledge of the city and its plumbing. This week, we thought we’d take you on a tour of some of the best public toilets in Melbourne’s CBD. The Sofitel’s Atrium Bar- 25 Collins Street Take The Sofitel’s elevator up 35 …

  • Your Guide to Household Mould 01/03/2017

    If you’ve noticed mould or mildew around your home at all, it could be a sign of a more serious plumbing issue. Untreated mould or mildew can lead to a variety of problems, including structural damage to your home and health issues. In this blog, we take a look how to identify these two types …

  • Common Plumbing Problems Caused by your Garden 23/02/2017

    Aside from making your house more aesthetically pleasing, keeping your garden well maintained is also important for your plumbing. An unkempt garden can cause a slew of plumbing problems, which can result in costly repair bills if unchecked. By following these handy garden maintenance tips, you’ll be able to avoid a garden related plumbing disaster. …

  • leaking tap 5 Plumbing Checks To Do In A New Home 13/02/2017

    Whether you are moving into a new home as a tenant or buying your own home, there are some preliminary checks that you should do before you get settled (when renting) or even purchase the house in the first place (when buying) and this includes the plumbing. Here are 5 key plumbing checks you should …

  • 10 Tips for Keeping your Toilet Clean and Pristine 01/02/2017

    This week, we tackle one of the trickiest (and most time consuming, chemical intensive, unpleasant etc.) aspects of house cleaning; the challenge of keeping your toilet looking clean and smelling if not appealing, at least not totally repulsive. To get rid of the odour causing bacteria in your toilet brush, swish it in a solution …

  • The Forgotten Side Effects of Leaking Pipes 24/01/2017

    Everyone knows that unattended leaking pipes can lead to extremely high water bills, expensive clean-ups and can even result in irreversible structural damage to your home through the pooling of water and flooding, however there are many more problems that go hand in hand with water leaks. In this we take a look at three …

  • What to do in a plumbing emergency 16/01/2017

    A plumbing emergency is never a fun prospect to deal with, however it’s important not to panic and to have a plan in place so as to minimise damage. The next time you’re faced with a plumbing emergency, be sure follow these four tips to make the experience as stress free as possible. Turn off …

  • Stormwater Pollution Explained 11/01/2017

    For the last two weeks, 21 beaches around Port Phillip Bay including St Kilda, Elwood, Frankston, Seaford, Carrum, Aspendale, Mordialloc, Mentone, Beaumaris, Black Rock, Half Moon Bay, Sandringham, Hampton, Brighton, South Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Sandridge, Williamstown, Altona and Werribee have all been given below average water quality ratings due to fecal contamination and so this …

  • 10 Classic Pieces of Plumbing Trivia 22/12/2016

    With just a few days to go before the silly season gets into full swing, we thought we’d take a slightly more light-hearted approach to plumbing with ten trivial plumbing facts that are more than a little bit tongue in cheek. During their lifetime, the average person will spend three years of their life sitting …