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Tips & Advice

Advice, tips and tricks of the plumbing kind.

Did you know that sanitary plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying must be done by authorised tradespeople? Follow our blog for expert advice on plumbing repairs, renovations, servicing and seasonal maintenance.

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  • Gasfitting
    17 February 2021

    What's the future for gas connections?

    You may have read about the Climate Change Commission’s recent proposal that gas and LPG connections be banned in homes after 2025.

    Tags: appliances   climate change  
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  • Gasfitting
    29 January 2021

    Stay safe when buying gas appliances online

    Just because there are gas appliances listed for sale on Trade Me and other online marketplaces, it doesn’t mean they comply with New Zealand regulatory requirements or are safe to...

    Tags: online   gas safety   appliances   Gas  
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  • Plumbing
    21 December 2020

    Off to the bach this summer? Run your taps to avoid Legionnaires' disease

    Naturally occurring in lakes and streams, Legionella pneumophila bacteria can also grow and spread in artificial water systems, such as plumbing networks - particularly in pipes where water is sitting...

    Tags: water safety  
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  • Plumbing
    1 October 2020

    Active surface heating and cooling – hidden comfort year-round

    If you’re planning a new build or refurbishing your home, an ‘active surface’ heating and cooling system from Austria may be the answer for comfort and sustainability.

    Tags: Central heating   underfloor heating   cooling systems  
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  • COVID-19
    20 August 2020

    A guide to mask wearing

    Don’t be surprised if your plumber is wearing one when he or she calls, and you may want to wear one too.

    Tags: safety   mask   advice  
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