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How to become a plumber in Victoria

By Expert Plumbing | October 22, 2020

Video: Plumbers working together on a sewer repair. The steps to becoming a plumber in Victoria are fairly straightforward. The process is similar for other trades, such as becoming a carpenter or electrician. Here we walk you through the process of becoming a plumber, and what sort of work plumbers do.

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Buying installing toilet Preston

Everything you need to know about toilets

By Expert Plumbing | October 12, 2020

Whether you are working on a new build or are renovating your bathroom, choosing the right toilet can be overwhelming. It can be hard to know where to start! Here is our full guide to toilets, including styles, common issues, and tips and tricks when buying.

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Water drinking safety Melbourne

Is your water safe to drink?

By Expert Plumbing | October 9, 2020

Did you know that Australia has Drinking Water Guidelines? It has over 250 directions and specifications that water utility companies must follow! But if there is a funny taste, colour, or smell coming from your tap, here are three ways to make sure your water is safe to drink.

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Water leak blog

A water leak is more than just a nuisance

By Expert Plumbing | October 2, 2020

Dripping taps or leaking water pipes are generally viewed as a small nuisance rather than something serious. But water leaks can lead to more dangerous outcomes and can compromise the health and safety of those in your home or business.

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Melbourne Rain Plumbing

Four plumbing problems to look out for when it rains

By Expert Plumbing | September 28, 2020

Although it can be soothing to hear the patter of rain, it can get stressful if your plumbing is not prepared for a heavy downpour. Hard rain doesn’t need to become a disaster for your plumbing if you act fast to solve issues that appear. Here are four key ways that rain can affect your…

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Commercial Plumbing

Expert Plumbing: Your choice for commercial plumbing

By Expert Plumbing | September 22, 2020

Take care of your commercial plumbing today, and it will take care of your entire business tomorrow!

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Residential Slimline RainWater Tank Blog

Which rainwater tank is right for you?

By Expert Plumbing | September 14, 2020

Rainwater tanks can collect all of the water that falls on your roof with correct planning. With a tank, you can reduce your water bills, minimise your environmental footprint and help maintain a green, healthy garden. Here is everything you need to know about rainwater tanks in Victoria.

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Gas Leaks Risks

Gas leaks: What are the risks and what can you do about it?

By Expert Plumbing | September 2, 2020

Gas is a remarkably safe fuel source when handled correctly. But leaks do still happen, and it’s important that you know how to identify when there is a problem. Read on here to learn more!

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Three top tips on preventing heavy corrosion in your roof and spouting

By Expert Plumbing | August 27, 2020

We’ve found that most people don’t tend to spend too much time thinking about their roof and spouting – at least not until there’s a problem. Take a look here to get our top tips on keeping your roof in good shape for years to come.  

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Plumbing in stage 4 Restrictions

Can I use a plumber in Melbourne Stage 4 restrictions?

By Expert Plumbing | August 17, 2020

If it seems a little vague whether you can have a plumber come to your house during the Stage 4 COVID19 restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne, that’s because it is.   Here we walk you through the process of determining if your plumbing work is necessary, urgent or essential in light of the restrictions.

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Tree Roots Blocked Drains Brunswick

Tree roots vs drain pipes: How to be on the winning team

By Expert Plumbing | August 11, 2020

In Melbourne we love our treelined suburban streets – they provide shade, filter the air, and look beautiful. But underground, your favourite tree could be causing serious and expensive damage to your stormwater or sewer pipes. Here we walk through why tree roots cause blocked drains and how to fix the problem.

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Blocked Drains Melbourne

How you can prevent blocked drains in your home

By Expert Plumbing | August 5, 2020

There’s never an ideal moment to find yourself having to deal with a blocked drain. They’re a hassle, and, in some cases, they can be tricky to fix without specialised gear. But if you’re lucky, you’ll find that most blockages are a simple fix. It just takes a bit of thought and a measured approach.

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Gas Plumbing Guide Brunswick

The importance of quality gas plumbing

By Expert Plumbing | July 30, 2020

  Gas, when installed and handled correctly, is a perfectly safe fuel to use in heating and fuelling your home. But gas leaks can and do still happen. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the dangers of gas exposure, and why you should only work with qualified plumbers when getting your…

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Bathroom renovation Northcote

Renovate your bathroom in six easy steps

By Expert Plumbing | July 27, 2020

A bathroom renovation might seem like a complicated dance of moving parts, but it’s actually a simple process of time management. This guide will take you through the six steps to renovating your bathroom.

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Gas Meter with regulator installed in suburban front yard

Do you know what your gas and water meters look like?

By Expert Plumbing | June 19, 2020

They run gas and water to your house and keep your heater and hot water running, but do you know where your gas and water meters are, what they look like, and how to turn them off in an emergency? We’ve created a guide (with pictures!) for all these questions and more.  

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The hot brand in hot water: Thermann

By Expert Plumbing | May 27, 2020

Founded in 2012, Thermann has quickly become the fastest growing hot water brand in Australia and New Zealand. We have put together some FAQs for everything you need to know, including models, prices, manuals and more.

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Everything you need to know about Rheem Hot Water Systems

By Expert Plumbing | May 20, 2020

Don’t know where to start when purchasing a Rheem Hot Water System? We have put together some FAQs for everything you need to know, including models, prices, manuals and more.

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Who is responsible for a blocked sewer drain in Australia?

By Expert Plumbing | May 15, 2020

If your only interaction with your neighbour is a polite nod of the head when putting the bins out, it can be difficult to know how to navigate the big, expensive conversations like who is responsible for the blocked sewer drain you both share.   We have put together a summary of the specific guidelines…

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Rinnai Infinity Continuous Flow Hot Water System

Everything you need to know about Rinnai Hot Water Systems

By Expert Plumbing | May 13, 2020

Don’t know where to start when purchasing a Rinnai Hot Water System? We have put together some FAQs for everything you need to know, including models, prices, manuals and more.

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Sussex Taps rainbow of taps

Five Australian bathroom brands we recommend

By Expert Plumbing | May 12, 2020

Now more than ever there is pressure to support local businesses – but how does that fit when doing your bathroom renovation? We have curated a range of Australian made tapware to suit any style and budget.   Sussex Taps Sussex Taps is an Australian tap manufacturer that controls the process from start to finish…

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