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Why Is My Hot Water System Not Working?

By Expert Plumbing | January 1, 2021

You’d be surprised at the number of people who don’t know where their hot water system is until the day it breaks down. If that’s you, don’t worry you are not alone. There are a few things that you can do yourself to prevent or deal with minor issues that come up with your hot…

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5 Bathroom Trends To Look Out For in 2021

By Expert Plumbing | December 22, 2020

While we know that functionality and comfort are always in style, there are also a lot of new exciting bathroom renovation trends on the horizon for next year. The idea of integrating the bathroom design into the rest of the house (no longer in the darkest corner) is very on trend and offers opportunities to…

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How to Choose a Hot Water System

By Expert Plumbing | December 15, 2020

Nothing ruins your day quicker than an unexpected cold shower. Most people don’t think about their hot water units until the day it breaks down. As they only have a lifespan of 7-15 years, it’s better to think about it now before it’s too late. Here’s a quick start to guide you through the options.…

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Which Rainwater Tank is Right For You?

By Expert Plumbing | December 5, 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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Quick ways to give your bathroom a makeover for Summer

By Expert Plumbing | December 4, 2020

  Having guests over for the first time in months can be stressful, especially when your house has been in lockdown for most of the year. We’ve put together some quick ways to get your bathroom guest-ready for Summer – you can get this all done within a day!   Upgrade your tapware Stylish and…

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Top Tips for Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Plumbing

By Expert Plumbing | November 15, 2020

‘Sustainability’ is the buzz word for everything from groceries, building sites, gardening and travel. Clever plumbing can also help you reach your sustainability goals on a budget.

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Five Australian Bathroom Brands We Recommend

By Expert Plumbing | November 14, 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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How to Become a Plumber in Victoria

By Expert Plumbing | November 13, 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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Everything You Need To Know About Toilets

By Expert Plumbing | October 30, 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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3 Spring Gardening Tips From a Plumber

By Expert Plumbing | October 29, 2020

Whether gardening is your new lockdown hobby or you are a seasoned green-thumb, we have put together three top tips regarding gardening and plumbing.  

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Sorting Out Those Common Plumbing Problems

By Expert Plumbing | April 30, 2020

  No hot water, blocked drains and leaks? These are the sort of issues our plumbers deal with everyday, so you don’t have to. We have put together a summary of common plumbing problems, why they occur and how to fix them.

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DIY Dangers to Consider Before Your Next Weekend Project

By Expert Plumbing | April 20, 2020

DIY dangers to consider before your next weekend project With an increase of people at home (and more time to do odd jobs around the house), it is important to be aware of the dangers of DIY, especially when it comes to plumbing. DIY plumbing may cause injury, void warranties and compromise insurance claims —and…

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Plumbing Maintenance By The Season

By Expert Plumbing | April 15, 2020

Keep on top of your plumbing maintenance throughout the year to avoid expensive repairs or replacements. Rather than trying to do all our house maintenance at once (costing a lot of time and money), we’ve put together a list of small odd jobs for you to do around the house each season to keep your…

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How to Choose a Gas Heater

By Expert Plumbing | April 5, 2020

No one wants to be stuck without sufficient heating on those cold winter nights. Gas heating is energy efficient and offers instant, controllable heat. Whether you are planning to upgrade or install new, we’ve put together a summary on what you need to know about gas heaters.

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What is a Carbon Monoxide Test and Why You Need One This Winter

By Expert Plumbing | April 2, 2020

After that first cold snap in April each year, a million Melburnians turn their heater on for the first time in over six months. To be sure your gas heater is safe, you should at minimum have your gas appliances serviced and tested for carbon monoxide every two years (as recommended by Energy Safe Victoria).

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Under (Low Water) Pressure?

By Expert Plumbing | February 28, 2020

Sick of having a shower that is more of a dribble? Here are four reasons you have low water pressure (and how to fix it!)   Old Steel Pipes Your fixer-upper might have steel pipes that are good at handling extreme hot and cold temperatures, but these often become corroded on the inside and this…

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