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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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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 the only Australian tap manufacturer that controls the process from start to…

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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 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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Heaters gonna heat: 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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Don’t wait! Book a carbon monoxide test

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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How to choose a hot water system

By Expert Plumbing | March 30, 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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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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Why is my hot water system not working?

By Expert Plumbing | February 15, 2020

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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Want to be environmentally friendly? First, look at your plumbing

By Expert Plumbing | January 1, 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. Here are five ways that good plumbing is good for the environment.

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